Change is afoot at Manville Fire meeting Tuesday

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LINCOLN – Following what some described as a heated argument, the Manville Fire District may be losing some of its elected board members at the district’s annual meeting rescheduled for Tuesday, Sept... more

Lincoln Police name burglary suspect

LINCOLN - Lincoln Police have identified at least one suspect following reports of two stolen vehicles off Old Louisquisset Pike on Aug. 23 that were later recovered in Providence, as reported... more

Lincoln DPW responding to recycling bin exchanges

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LINCOLN – One size apparently does not fit all when it comes to recycling. The Lincoln Department of Public Works, which has privatized recycling pickup and just this month rolled out new 96-gallon... more

Lincoln Water Commission seeks greater supply

Plans include a new tank, additional 2 million gallons of water from PWSB
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LINCOLN – The head of the town’s water department is planning for the future as development grows and is addressing what he calls necessary changes on the not-so-distant horizon. One of the five... more

Lincoln eases watering restriction

LINCOLN – A mandatory odd-even watering restriction on Lincoln homeowners has been lifted, Water Supt. Romeo Mendes announced last week. Mendes says he’s continuing to call for voluntary compliance... more

LHS renovation group outlines plans to Town Council

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LINCOLN – The Lincoln High School renovation committee is asking the town to call a special election in November of 2017 that they hope will secure voters’ support for the bond required to fund a... more

Solar farm agreement wins Town Council approval

LINCOLN – With construction plans moving forward on a 4,000 panel solar farm in Lincoln, the town has formalized an agreement that will bring in both property tax funds and a discount on the town’s... more


LINCOLN – In the story headlined “Administration building move, alternatives on table for LHS,” published Sept. 15 in The Breeze, the date for the next full renovation committee meeting was incorrect... more

Atria seniors give back to their local public safety stations

LINCOLN – Local seniors of Atria Lincoln Place planned to celebrate “World Gratitude Day” on Wednesday, Sept. 21, by visiting local police and fire departments with a basket full of gifts. Atria... more

Tickets available for annual tourism dinner Oct. 6

PAWTUCKET – The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council is celebrating 31 years at its annual dinner on Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Blackstone Valley Visitor Center, 175 Main St., in Pawtucket. This year’s... more

Blais appointed to insurance council

LINCOLN – Edward “Ned” Blais, president of Blais Insurance in Lincoln, has been appointed to the Selective Insurance Personal Lines National Agency Council. Selective Insurance Group is a holding... more

Breeze offers free digital marketing seminar

CUMBERLAND – The Valley Breeze is hosting a free digital marketing seminar on Tuesday, Oct. 18, for business owners and managers looking to better understand today’s digital world. Brad Poirier,... more

LHS students named semifinalists 
in National Merit Program

LINCOLN – Lincoln High School seniors Drew M. Abram and Ross E. Lancaster were named semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The group of... more

Lincoln Girl Scout sign-ups are Sept. 28

LINCOLN – On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Lincoln Girl Scouts will hold registration for girls in 1st grade and older at the Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The cost to join... more

Holy door pilgrimage for people with disabilities

PROVIDENCE – Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence invites all people with disabilities and their families, friends and caregivers to join him for a procession through... more

Scott the Reptile Man visits Pack 64 on Tuesday

LINCOLN – Cub Scout Pack 64 of Saylesville invites boys in kindergarten through 5th grade to attend its pack meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 6:30 p.m. and see what Scouting is all about. Scott the... more

Auditions for ‘The Nutcracker’ are Oct. 1

LINCOLN – Auditions by the Heritage Ballet for the 14th season of “The Nutcracker” will be held at the Heritage Ballet Studio, 1947 Old Louisquisset Pike, in Lincoln, on Saturday, Oct. 1. Roles and... more

AARP Drivers Safety Program at Memorial Hospital

PAWTUCKET– Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island will sponsor an AARP Drivers Safety Program on Wednesday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 5:30 p.m., in the Sayles Conference Room 2 and 3 at Memorial Hospital.... more

Lincoln Knights serving clamcakes and chowder

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Council No. 4005 of the Knights of Columbus is holding a clamcakes and chowder fundraiser this Saturday, Sept. 24, 1 to 5 p.m. at 171 Jenckes Hill Road. Tickets are $10 each;... more

Take in a morning movie at Friday Flicks

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, will be showing a romantic drama adapted from the best-selling novel by Jojo Moyes on Friday, Sept. 23, at 10 a.m. as part of the library’s... more

Make a ‘Very Hungry Caterpillar’ craft Saturday

LINCOLN – Young crafters can visit the Lincoln Library Children’s Room and make “Very Hungry Caterpillar” crafts on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 11 a.m. This fun and colorful project celebrates a special... more