Lincoln voters choose administrator, school board

LINCOLN - While many candidates in Lincoln are running unopposed in the general election on Nov. 4, there are five contested town and state races affecting the registered voters, including the race... more

Two educators vie for Lincoln School Committee District 5 seat

LINCOLN - Voters in District 5 must choose between two educators, long-time incumbent Mary Varr and newcomer Staci Rapko-Bruckner, in the only contested race for the Lincoln School Committee. Varr,... more

Meet the School Committee candidates

LINCOLN - Mary Varr, long-time School Committee member, will face off against political newcomer Staci Rapko-Bruckner on Nov. 4. The following are profiles of each candidate. Stacy Rapko-Bruckner 8... more

Candidates for Lincoln town administrator

LINCOLN - On Tuesday, Nov. 4 voters in Lincoln will choose between eight-year Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond and political veteran Louis Azar. The following are profiles of each candidate. Louis... more

McKenna challenges incumbent O'Neill for District 17 seat

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Incumbent state Sen. Edward O'Neill must fight for his District 17 seat against former state representative and president of the 1986 Constitutional Convention, Keven McKenna, in... more

Senate District 17 candidates

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Attorney Keven McKenna will challenge incumbent Edward O'Neill for his Senate District 17 seat in the Nov. 4 general election. The following are profiles of each candidate. Keven A... more

Meet the candidates in the state House District 46 race

PAWTUCKET - State Rep. Jeremiah O'Grady will fight for his District 46 seat against Matthew Guerra in next week's Nov. 4 general election. The following are profiles of each candidate. Jeremiah T. O'... more

Guerra investigated by North Providence police; calls it 'distraction'

LINCOLN - Matthew Guerra, candidate for state representative in District 46, is labeling "a distraction" a Channel 12 news story Thursday that he was investigated by the North Providence police for... more

Eight charter change questions to go before Lincoln voters

LINCOLN - While town officials in Lincoln have varying views on the eight charter change ballot questions, the decision is ultimately up to the voters during next week's Nov. 4 election. The first... more

GOP's Hirons challenges incumbent Costantino for Dist. 44 seat

SMITHFIELD - Though Republican Philip Hirons may be waging a self-proclaimed low-key campaign against incumbent Democrat Gregory Costantino for the House of Representatives District 44 seat, Hirons... more

Stricter deadline added to Lincoln homestead ordinance

LINCOLN - Under the newly amended homestead exemption ordinance, Lincoln homeowners seeking a reduction on their property taxes must now file an application before April 15 or lose out on the... more

Meet the Town Council candidates

LINCOLN - Lincoln Town Council incumbent John Flynn will fight for his seat against newcomer Bruce Ogni this Tuesday. The following are profiles of each candidate. Bruce J. Ogni 9 Nottingham Drive,... more

O'Neill touts accomplishments during six-year tenure

NORTH PROVIDENCE - Sen. Ed O'Neill, who is seeking re-election for the District 17 seat, stated in a press release that it has been an honor to serve the people of District 17 for six years. O'Neill... more

If elected, Guerra aims to reduce gas tax

PAWTUCKET - Matthew Guerra, candidate for the House District 46 seat, stated, "Perhaps one of the most annoying taxes levied on Rhode Islanders is the gas tax." He said the state government taxes... more

O'Grady's experience in Lincoln served him well at Statehouse

PAWTUCKET - State Rep. Jeremiah O'Grady, who is seeking re-election for the House District 46 seat, said his experience serving in Lincoln's town government has helped him achieve success at the... more

If elected, Rapko-Bruckner will address parents' concerns

LINCOLN - Staci Rapko-Bruckner, candidate for Lincoln School Committee District 5 seat, stated, "People love to hear good news about our schools, but truth is more important, and this makes me wonder... more

Varr clarifies School Committee votes

LINCOLN - Mary Varr, candidate for re-election to the Lincoln School Committee District 5 seat, said she is concerned about the perception of the public relating to the School Committee's voting... more

Azar wants answers about H&H Screw property

LINCOLN - Louis Azar, candidate for town administrator in Lincoln, stated in a press release that the recent news about the town selling the H&H Screw property for $100,000 without collecting the... more

Flynn responsible for three pension ordinances

LINCOLN - John Flynn, who is seeking re-election for his District 2 Town Council seat, stated in a press release, "Three separate ordinances that I introduced and were passed unanimously by the Town... more

Ogni wants to protect open space, promote historic areas

LINCOLN - Bruce Ogni, a candidate for the District 2 Town Council seat, stated in a press release, "To have a good, healthy and vibrant community we need recreational areas where the public can go to... more

Macksoud: I will continue to serve the residents of District 3

LINCOLN - Keith Macksoud, who is running unopposed for his District 3 Town Council seat, stated in a press release, "It has truly been an honor to serve my constituents in District 3, and the town as... more

'We Are Here' video project building unity at LHS

There are issues that are impossible to ignore. Bullying permeates every community in every area of the world. People are starving, sick, or desperate for understanding. There are wars being fought... more

Lincoln's FBLA fundraiser next Thursday

LINCOLN - On Thursday, Nov. 6, from 5 to 8 p.m., the Lincoln Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America will be hosting a fundraiser at Five Guys Burgers and Fries at the Lincoln Mall on Route... more

DIY canvas art at the Lincoln Library

LINCOLN - On Tuesday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 4 p.m., the Lincoln Public Library will host an artistic afternoon of canvas art. Participants will create a painting on canvas to decorate a wall or other... more

Watercolors with Jerry Aissis offered

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Library will host a four-week watercolor class taught by local artist Jerry Aissis. This class will take place on Mondays, Nov. 3-24, from 6 to 7:45 p.m. The class will... more

Hunter honored by National Society of CIC

LINCOLN - Brian Hunter, of Hunter Insurance, was recognized for professional leadership and advanced knowledge by the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors, a leading national insurance... more

Local businesses give back to Arthritis Foundation

LINCOLN - Massage Envy Spas in Lincoln, Cranston, East Greenwich and East Providence donated nearly $5,000 as part of Healing Hands for Arthritis, an annual single-day fundraising event in support of... more

Lincoln High School's FBLA gearing up for the year

LINCOLN - Lincoln High School's Future Business Leaders of America has recruited a good amount of students and is ready to begin helping the community this school year. The FBLA gives students many... more

Learn to reduce the effects of cancer

LINCOLN - A "Touch, Caring and Cancer" workshop will be held at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Attendees will receive instructions on how... more