Lincoln

Albion traffic beacon heavily damaged, residents petition for its return

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LINCOLN - Residents in Lincoln are petitioning to bring back a local landmark - the traffic signal at the intersection of School and Main streets in Albion - after it was badly damaged by a car two... more

Twin River proposes moving Newport Grand to Tiverton

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LINCOLN – Twin River officials announced Tuesday that they secured the rights to acquire land in Tiverton, along the Massachusetts border, where casinos are expected to compete with Rhode Island.... more

Twin River hotel ban lifted, plan needs approval from town

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LINCOLN - A bill that seeks to remove a prohibition against hotels on casino property is awaiting the governor's signature, after both chambers of the General Assembly gave the go-ahead last Thursday... more

Construction company hired for Lincoln's Ferguson Field upgrades

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LINCOLN - The Lincoln School Committee accepted a $1.44 million bid from DiGregorio Corporation of Smithfield to fully revamp Ferguson Field at the high school starting next month. The contract with... more

Asst. Chief Jacques hangs up his fire gear after 44 years

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LINCOLN - After more than 40 years on the job, Lincoln resident and former Assistant Fire Chief for the Lime Rock Fire District, Arthur Jacques, has retired. But his love for firefighting will never... more

Proposal calls for 320 apartment units on Route 116

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SMITHFIELD - A mixed use development that would include 320 apartment units, as well as commercial and office space, is being proposed at 550 George Washington Highway in Smithfield, on the Lincoln... more

Arnold House awarded $8,500

LINCOLN - Historic New England received an $8,500 grant from the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to fund Colonial Times education programs at the Arnold House, 487 Great Road, in Lincoln.... more

BVTC looking for volunteers to staff I-295 visitor center

LINCOLN - The Blackstone Valley Tourism Council needs volunteers to staff the Interstate 295 visitor center in Lincoln. Volunteers will serve as greeters, provide maps and travel information and... more

Twin River looks to move Newport Grand to Tiverton

LINCOLN - Twin River officials announced this week that they secured the rights to acquire land in Tiverton, along the Massachusetts border, where casinos are expected to compete with Rhode Island.... more

Hawker, peddler licenses needed for Memorial Day Parade

LINCOLN - Hawker and peddler licenses for the town's Memorial Day Parade on May 25 will go on sale on a first-come, first-served basis at Lincoln Town Hall, 100 Old River Road, beginning Friday, May... more

Lincoln Relay for Life meeting April 29

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Relay For Life will hold a captain and committee meeting on Wednesday, April 29, at 6 p.m., at Lincoln High School in Room One. The 5th annual Relay For Life of Lincoln will... more

FBLA students earn state awards

LINCOLN - Thirty-six members of Lincoln High School's Future Business Leaders took part in the state FBLA competition, with topics ranging from individual computerized tests to individual... more

YWCA's Women Holding Office celebration May 4

WOONSOCKET - YWCA Rhode Island will hold its annual Women Holding Office celebration on Monday, May 4, 6-8 p.m., at Kirkbrae Country Club, Old River Road. The event will include a reception,... more

Sign up for Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts on April 29

LINCOLN - Cub Scout Pack 711 and its newly formed Girl Scout Troop will hold a spring sign-up night on Wednesday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. at Northern Lincoln Elementary School, 315 New River Road. The... more

Ukulele lessons at Lincoln Senior Center

LINCOLN - Members of the Lincoln Senior Center are invited to take free ukulele lessons, starting Friday, May 8, at 2 p.m. Instruments will be provided for those who don't have their own. For... more