Sen. O'Neill won't seek another term

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LINCOLN - State Sen. Ed O'Neill won't be seeking election to a fifth term to District 17 of the General Assembly, he announced Monday. In a statement of farewell, he cautioned Rhode Island that... more

One year later, Albion beacon remains in storage; intersection repairs must wait for spring of 2017

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LINCOLN – It’s been more than a year since the Albion beacon was damaged and removed, and the intersection remains in a state of disrepair, Lincoln Town Council President Keith Macksoud says, echoing... more

Police investigate hotel shooting in Lincoln

LINCOLN – Detectives in Lincoln are investigating an apparent shooting at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel at 636 George Washington Highway in Lincoln Friday morning, where police said a 38-year-old male... more

Kirkbrae welcomes ‘social members’ with new pool

LINCOLN – Kirkbrae Country Club is putting the finishing touches on a major makeover of its swimming pools, as well as the shower facilities and restrooms this spring, with a new splash pad for... more

Davies students unveil playhouse to benefit A Wish Come True

LINCOLN – High school students who spent months designing and building playhouse structures for children with severe illnesses unveiled their work at a surprise ceremony last week, where three Rhode... more

Twin girl, 2, fighting battle with leukemia

Friends and family unite to help the Skillern family, formerly of Lincoln
PAWTUCKET – Margaret and Adeline Skillern, twin sisters, had just celebrated their 2nd birthday last August at Capron Park Zoo in Attleboro, Mass., when their parents, Christina and Henry Skillern,... more

Lincoln Financial Town Meeting rescheduled

LINCOLN – Lincoln residents are urged to attend this year’s Financial Town Meeting, which was rescheduled to Monday, May 16, at 7 p.m. in Lincoln High School auditorium. Voters will consider a budget... more

Lincoln, state police investigating shooting at hotel

LINCOLN – Detectives in Lincoln are investigating a shooting at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 636 George Washington Highway, last Friday morning. Police said a 38-year-old male victim had been taken... more

Anti-bullying group CABINS prepares for ‘Walk for Kindness’

LINCOLN – On Saturday, June 4, the Community Against Bullying in Schools organization will host the “Walk for Kindness and Family Fun” event at MacColl Field YMCA, 26 Breakneck Hill Road, in Lincoln... more

Planning Board votes to amend regulations to better protect cemeteries

Volunteers Houghton, Postle applaud decision
LINCOLN – The Lincoln Planning Board voted to amend subdivision regulations to better protect historical cemeteries in the town, and Pawtucket resident Ken Postle, who has recovered gravestones and... more

Davies honors more than 200 business partners at annual breakfast event

LINCOLN – More than 200 local businesses will be honored on Wednesday, May 11, in the “School-to-Career” program at William M. Davies Jr. Career and Technical High School during the annual “Partners... more

Wesley UMC’s 49th annual May Breakfast is Saturday

LINCOLN – Wesley United Methodist Church, at 55 Woodland St., will host its 49th annual May Breakfast this Saturday, May 7, from 7 to 10 a.m. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12... more

Enrico Caruso Club spaghetti dinner is Saturday

LINCOLN – The Enrico Caruso Club, 105 Bouvier Ave., Manville, is hosting a Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner this Saturday, May 7, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Dinner is $7.50 per person. Call the club after 3... more

Learn Windows 10 at the Lincoln library

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, will hold an introductory series of classes on Windows 10. Sessions will be on Tuesday, May 10, Thursday, May 12, and Tuesday, May 17. All... more

Teen Cooks & Books meets Monday

LINCOLN – Cooks & Books for Teens will meet on Monday, May 9, at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road. The main theme is the “Great Outdoors.” Make non-alcoholic sangria and... more

High school students invited to apply to Boys and Girls State

Applications are being accepted for the American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State programs, which will be held Sunday, June 19, to Friday, June 24, at Saint Andrews School... more

Make a Wiggle Eye Suncatcher at the library

LINCOLN – Make some silly Wiggle Eye Suncatchers at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, on Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m. Call the children’s room at 401-333-2422 ext. 15 with questions or... more

Lions attempt ‘Sand Angels’ record Saturday; you can help

As Lions Clubs International begins to celebrate its Centennial, 100 years of service, Rhode Island Lions, District 42, are marking it with a bang! This Saturday, May 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.,... more

Share your cancer stories at State House

PROVIDENCE – The 2016 American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Day at the State House will take place on Wednesday, May 11, in the Governor’s State Room. Cancer advocates, survivors and members... more

Autism Project needs volunteers for motorcycle run

PAWTUCKET – The Autism Project is looking for volunteers for its new motorcycle run, The Puzzle Run, on Sunday, May 15. Volunteers are needed to help with setup, food service and cleanup. High school... more

‘Network at Night’ with Chamber on Monday

JOHNSTON – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce will host a Networking at Night event on Monday, May 9, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Johnston Historical Society/Museum, 101 Putnam Pike. Meet new... more