Almond: involuntary merger of fire districts coming

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LINCOLN - After watching for years as the town's six independent fire districts discussed merging without taking action, Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond announced this week that not only is the... more

Fire crews tackle fire at Lincoln Manor early Sunday morning

LINCOLN – Fire crews were able to extinguish a fire at the Lincoln Manor, 10 Franklin St., within 10 minutes, says Deputy Chief of the Lonsdale Fire District Thomas Ryan. Ryan said firefighters were... more

Analysis focuses on redundancies of Lincoln's fire districts

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LINCOLN - The fire data analysis released by Ken Block earlier this month fully showcases the redundancy of personnel in Lincoln's six fire districts, says Town Administrator T. Joseph Almond. But... more

House votes to approve Twin River bill

PROVIDENCE - Members of the House of Representatives, without any discussion, voted 67-0 on Thursday afternoon to remove the prohibition against hotels on casino property, as Twin River Casino... more

Lincoln receives positive audit

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LINCOLN - Results of the town's annual audit showed "strong fiscal management," says Peter Chatellier, consultant of the accounting firm Marcum LLP, with no financial weaknesses within the town... more

Students stand up against bullying with T-shirt art display

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LINCOLN - Forty T-shirts displaying anti-bullying sentiments hang in the foyer of Lincoln High School, as students look to send a message of support and encouragement to those affected. The shirts... more

Hearthside reaching out for 1904 St. Louis Fair connections

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LINCOLN - Hearthside House volunteers, building on last year's successful St. Louis World's Fair tribute, are hoping this year to include more Rhode Islanders' family stories about the 1904 fair and... more

Goetz appointed assistant professor at Duke University Medical School

Sarah Goetz, formerly of Lincoln, has accepted a tenure track appointment as an assistant professor of pharmacology and cancer biology at the Duke University School of Medicine, in Durham, N.C. Goetz... more

Craft with chocolate at Lincoln library

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Library will host a fun-filled evening of crafting chocolates on Thursday, April 2, at 6 p.m. Participants will be using various spring candy molds to make chocolate.... more

Lincoln Animal Shelter hosts rabies clinic Saturday

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Animal Shelter will be hosting its annual rabies clinic on Saturday, March 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. The cost to have your animal vaccinated is $12, in cash only. Bring prior rabies... more

Relay For Life of Lincoln meets Wednesday

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Relay For Life is having a meeting Wednesday, April 1, at 6 p.m. at Lincoln High School in Room One. The 5th annual Relay For Life of Lincoln will be held June 19 at Lincoln... more

Storytime registration opens at the Lincoln Public Library

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Library is now registering for the following spring storytimes. * Tikes and Tales, ages 3-4, is held on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. * Twilight Tales, ages 4-6, is offered on... more

Tickets on sale for 'Father Misgivings'

LINCOLN - The historic 1694 Valentine Whitman House presents Dave Kane's comedy show, "Father Misgivings," on Friday, April 17, at the Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road. The show, a... more

Lincoln High School FBLA 'Decades of Fashion' show April 9

LINCOLN - The Future Business Leaders of America at Lincoln High School will host its 30th annual fashion show on Thursday, April 9, at 6 p.m. at the Providence Marriott, 1 Orms St. The theme of this... more

Easter Week services at Chapel St. church

LINCOLN - Chapel Street Congregational Church, 185 Chapel St., has announced its Holy Week services. On Maundy Thursday, April 2, a potluck supper will be served in Fellowship Hall at 6:15 p.m.,... more

Kindergarten registration Saturday at Northern, Central

LINCOLN - The Lincoln public schools will hold kindergarten registration for Central and Northern Lincoln elementary school families for the 2015-2016 school year on Saturday, March 28, from 9 a.m.... more

LMS student to compete in national geographic bee on Friday at RIC

LINCOLN - Lincoln Middle School 8th-grader Adam Zangari will compete in the 2015 National Geographic Society's state Geographic Bee on Friday, March 27, at Rhode Island College. Zangari, a member of... more

Lonsdale students will star in 'Joust'

LINCOLN - The students of Lonsdale Elementary School, under direction of Traveling Theatre, present "Joust" on Friday, April 10, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m., in the school, 270 River... more

Special Olympics R.I. hosts Spring Fashion Show

LINCOLN - Special Olympics Rhode Island will host its annual Spring Fashion Show at Twin River Event Center on Thursday, April 9. Reception begins at 5:45 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the show... more

Bunny Breakfast, Easter egg hunt at Wesley United Methodist on April 4

LINCOLN - Wesley United Methodist Church, 55 Woodland St., will hold its annual Bunny Breakfast and Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4. Breakfast will be served 7:30 to 10 a.m. The cost is $5 for... more