Twin River announces it will buy Newport Grand

LINCOLN – Twin River Management Group announced Wednesday plans to purchase Newport Grand Slots Casino in Newport. Twin River’s chairman, John Taylor Jr., is saying his company is moving forward... more

Lincoln Water Commission tackles water main break in Albion

LINCOLN – Town officials in Lincoln jumped into action on Feb. 26 to fix a water main break at the corner of School and Main Streets in Albion. The superintendent of the Lincoln Water Commission,... more

Officials defend charter schools before state's funding commission

PROVIDENCE - The four school districts that Blackstone Valley Prep charter school draws from are performing better today than when BVP first opened, says Jeremy Chiappetta, executive director of the... more

Lincoln's Budget Board members survey school upgrade needs

LINCOLN - As Budget Board members surveyed the improvised catch basin in the hallway of Lonsdale Elementary School Saturday morning, it was clear that the proposed roof replacement in the 2015-2016... more

Napolitano: $5,000 fine taken as settlement agreement

LINCOLN - The Albion Fire District agreed to pay $5,000 as part of an Open Meetings Act settlement agreement between the district and the Office of the Attorney General in order save approximately $... more

Breeze State Spelling BeeSaturday at Lincoln Middle School

Wickford's Landry will try for third consecutive win
LINCOLN - Can he do it? Can young Stephen Landry, now a 7th-grader from Wickford Middle School in North Kingstown, win the Rhode Island Spelling Bee for the third year in a row? Amazingly, he's won... more

Two partial roof collapses in Lincoln, Smithfield

Two local businesses have been damaged by partial roof collapses, following accumulation of snow this winter: the Honeywell Safety Products building at 10 Thurber Blvd. in Smithfield and the Foam... more

Lincoln tackles water main break in Albion

LINCOLN - Town officials in Lincoln jumped into action on Feb. 26 to fix a water main break at the corner of School and Main streets in Albion. The superintendent of the Lincoln Water Commission,... more

Sen. O'Neill wants financial literacy to be part of school curriculum

LINCOLN - Sen. Edward J. O'Neill, of District 17 in Lincoln and North Providence, has introduced legislation that would give students a leg up in understanding how the financial world works. "I hate... more

Reyes joins Servpro team

PROVIDENCE - Patti Reyes, of Lincoln, has joined Servpro as a sales and marketing executive, the company announced. She will serve as the liaison for new and existing Rhode Island clients,... more

Charity gala to support anti-bullying programs is March 29

LINCOLN - The second "Let Kindness Bloom" 2015 Charity Gala by CABINS, the statewide anti-bullying organization, will be held on Sunday, March 29, 12:30-4:30 p.m., at Kirkbrae Country Club. The... more

Glass pendant workshop offered in Lincoln

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Library will host a fused glass pendant workshop on Wednesday, March 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The workshop will be led by Deenie Pacik Giuliano who will teach on how... more

Learn Microsoft PowerPoint at the library

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Library will hold an introductory class on Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. The first session will be on Tuesday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. The second session will be on... more

Lincoln Middle School lists second quarter honor roll

LINCOLN - The following students have been named to the second quarter honor roll at Lincoln Middle School. Grade 8 First Honors: Nicholas Albanese, Benjamin Allen, Thomas Almond, Jessica Benun, Leo... more

Taste of the Blackstone Valley Saturday at LHS

LINCOLN - The Lincoln High School PACT will host its annual Taste of the Blackstone Valley on Saturday, March 7 at 6 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. This event features local restaurants... more

Kindergarten registration is March 14 in Lincoln

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Public Schools will hold kindergarten registration for Lonsdale and Saylesville families for the 2015-16 school year on Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Lincoln High... more

Lincoln Relay for Life meets Wednesday

LINCOLN - Lincoln Relay For Life will hold its first meeting on Wednesday, March 11, 6 p.m., at Lincoln High School in Room One. The June 19 Relay is the 5th annual relay in Lincoln. Team captains... more

Lincoln Animal Shelter hosts rabies clinic

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