Lonsdale, Saylesville Fire bill stops dead in its tracks

Pensions at risk after ‘personal grievances’ put halt to fire service takeover
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LINCOLN – “Personal grievances” by one former Lonsdale Fire District firefighter stood in the way of a legislation to unite two fire districts that would have allowed for residents of Lonsdale to pay... more

Whipple-Cullen farmland condo development denied

Split vote kills master plan, could be appealed to state
LINCOLN - After a tie vote from the Lincoln Planning Board, the master plan stage of the Whipple-Cullen condo development proposal was denied. By state law, a majority vote was needed to see the plan... more

Agencies lift health advisory for Scott Pond in Lincoln

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are lifting a public health advisory for Scott Pond in Lincoln. The advisory had been in... more

‘Together class’ graduates from LHS

LINCOLN – Friday may have marked the end of their time as Lincoln Lions, but the Lincoln High School class of 2016 departed with a determination that will never let them be less than the king of the... more

Graduating seniors say goodbye to where it all began

LINCOLN – A day before marching to “Pomp and Circumstance,” Lincoln High School seniors found themselves marching through the land of ABC’s and 123’s. Seniors boarded a bus after their graduation... more

Check it out: Lincoln library has seeds to borrow

LINCOLN – Ready, set, grow. The Lincoln Public Library’s seed exchange is open and available to all, whether a town resident or not. This free program began last summer, allowing gardeners to borrow... more

Lincoln High School Class of 2016

Hamzah B. Abdi Fahaam Ahmad Matthew Forrest Albanese †‡ Ivan A. Albizures Jesse Joel Allard Natalia Sophia Altongy * Tanner Rao Alves Victoria Rose Anderson Tommy B. Augusto Derrek A. A’Vant * Ali... more

Lincoln High School seniors earn awards

LINCOLN – The following awards were presented at the Senior Awards Night on June 15. Valedictorian: Melissa Drake Salutatorian: Benjamin Chiacchia Top Ranking Seniors: Terren Nunes, Emily Jacobson,... more

Six LHS students receive Marissa A. Lorea Scholarship

LINCOLN – The Marissa A. Lorea Scholarship, which was started in 2008 in memory of the late Lincoln High School student, was awarded to six LHS students this year. The annual scholarship was... more

Lincoln’s FBLA chapter awards $6,000 in scholarships

LINCOLN – The Lincoln chapter of Future Business Leaders of America awarded $6,000 in scholarships to four graduating students. Alex Drezek , Katie Farrell, Christina Marchetti and Ariana Ricci were... more

Signups start Monday for Lincoln library’s summer program

LINCOLN – Readers 12 and younger are invited to explore reading this summer as Lincoln Public Library presents “On Your Mark, Get Set … READ!” at the library, 145 Old River Road. Read through the... more

Lincoln Library Scavenger Hunt July 7

LINCOLN – Teens ages 12 and up are invited to a Scavenger Hunt on Thursday, July 7 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road. Two or more working as a team is best. Teams... more

‘Get in the Game’ this summer

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Public Library will be offering a “Get in the Game” themed reading program, aimed at teens and young adults, this summer. Registration starts Monday, June 27 and will be ongoing... more

Family Literacy Center’s summer schedule of fun

LINCOLN – The Family Literacy Center, 12 Parkway, Manville, will offer summer programs for kids of all ages during its summer hours, starting Monday, June 27. The center will be open Mondays,... more

Christ Church Thrift Shop bag sale is on

LINCOLN – Christ Church Thrift Shop at 1643 Lonsdale Ave. is having its annual $5 Bag Sale until the shop’s summer closing. There will also be weekly specials. Hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m... more

Weekly trivia for teens

LINCOLN – Starting July 5, a weekly trivia contest for teens will be posted in the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road. The program will continue for five weeks. Cut-off time is 3 p.m. on... more

Fly tying workshop in Lincoln

LINCOLN – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is providing a free fly tying and fly fishing workshop led by Scott Travers, R.I. D.E.M. fish and wildlife expert, at the Lincoln... more