Goatscapers get the job done in Lincoln

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LINCOLN – Driving past a school bus filled with goats is enough to make everyone do a double take, and Wayne Pitman is used to the expressions of surprise. His bright red and green bus garners a... more

Camp counselor arrested for child solicitation

LINCOLN – Police have arrested a Lincoln man who works as a teacher's assistant at Mount Hope High School and as a camp counselor at Camp Ramsbottom, accusing him of indecent solicitation of a child... more

Board approves McKee’s Rockyroad extension

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LINCOLN – Promising to address neighbors’ concerns with his project, a proposal by Jim McKee’s Terrapin Properties to build more homes on Rockyroad Avenue has been given the go-ahead. The proposed... more

Lincoln’s election picture

LINCOLN – With the deadline to declare candidacy in the 2020 elections looming last Wednesday evening, June 23, Lincoln’s 2020 election season was beginning to take shape. By then, news began... more

Grant will help create calming space at Sycamore Landing

LINCOLN – A local environmental organization is hoping to create a community gathering space by the Blackstone River for residents to find peace and calm among nature. The Blackstone River Watershed... more

Wild Plant Society sponsors pollinator garden at Kelly House

LINCOLN – Walkers and cyclists will have something new to see as they pass by the Kelly House Museum in Lincoln after members of the Rhode Island Wild Plant Society planted more than 160 native... more

Four years after initial denial, Whipple Cullen approved

LINCOLN – Despite pleas by some neighbors to again deny the project, Lincoln’s Planning board has reversed its previous rejection of the Whipple-Cullen Farm development. The Planning Board... more

Marriott Residence Inn in Lincoln earns liquor license

LINCOLN – The town of Lincoln has expanded its number of allotted liquor licenses to allow the new hotel under construction on Route 116 to serve alcoholic beverages to its guests. Hotel owners... more

Duarte one of many forced to face diagnosis, treatments alone

LINCOLN – Alice Duarte is the youngest of five sisters, with no family history of breast cancer. That’s part of the reason she was so shocked in May to learn that she has breast cancer. She said she... more

Russo running for re-election

LINCOLN – Arthur “TJ” Russo has announced that he will seek a seventh term as Councilor for District 1. Russo said he’s proud of the work he has done in his hometown, being a voice for his... more

Zito not seeking re-election to School Committee

LINCOLN – After 16 years of service, Julie Zito has announced that she will not be seeking re-election to the Lincoln School Committee this fall. Zito, who said she will continue in her role as co-... more

Lyle announces bid for re-election

LINCOLN – First-term Representative John W. Lyle Jr. announced that he is seeking re-election to the Rhode Island House as an Independent. “This was not an easy decision,” claimed the lifelong... more

Picozzi running for School Committee at-large

LINCOLN – John Picozzi, who currently represents Lonsdale on the Lincoln School Committee, announced that he will run for one of two at-large seats this year. Picozzi, who now resides in Albion, said... more

Azar running for District 4 re-election

LINCOLN – Pamela Azar has announced her candidacy for a second term as Town Councilor for District 4. Azar said she has “learned firsthand what it takes to get things done and looks forward to... more

Lincoln K of C elects officers

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Council Knights of Columbus has elected officers for the Columbian Year July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. • Grand Knight: Raymond Hedenskog, of Cumberland • Deputy Grand Knight:... more

Library offers summer reading program

LINCOLN – Lincoln Public Library is offering a summer reading program for all ages. This year's theme is "Imagine Your Story." Registration is now open. Register online at https://lincolnlibrary.... more

LPS providing lunches during summer

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Public Schools will be providing meals for its students throughout the summer, from June 18 to Aug. 21. Meals that include lunch and breakfast for the following day are... more

Virtual children’s programs at Lincoln Public Library

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Public Library, 145 Old River Road, has adjusted for social distancing by initiating virtual programming for children. The events include a video announcement launched every... more