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Residents shocked as Scott Pond land cleared

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LINCOLN – Residents in a Lincoln neighborhood abutting Scott Pond said they were shocked to wake up to crews clearing trees along part of the pond two weeks ago, turning a strip of foliage on the... more

Twin River begins limited reopening

LINCOLN - Twin River Casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton will begin a limited invitation-only reopening Monday, June 8, the Rhode Island Lottery announced today. The reopening will be limited to select... more

Casino opening will help through end of fiscal year

LINCOLN – Lincoln officials are hoping to reap some financial benefit from Twin River Casino reopening its doors to members next week. The state has permitted casinos in Lincoln and Tiverton to... more

McKee asked to address Rockyroad drainage issues

LINCOLN – Jim McKee and Terrapin Development’s latest plans to extend Rockyroad Avenue in Lincoln are moving forward to a public hearing. McKee plans to subdivide a 3.73-acre parcel into seven... more

Bank of America turns cafeteria into food kitchen

LINCOLN – As a way to keep staff members employed and help local families in need during the coronavirus crisis, Bank of America has transformed its Lincoln facility's cafeteria into a kitchen making... more

Church collecting donations for NRI Food Pantry

LINCOLN – In an effort to help members of the community who are struggling to make ends meet and to put food on the table, members of a local church have stepped up to create a new food drive. In... more

Lincoln students to cross stage next week

Virtual ceremony planned for later this month
LINCOLN – Lincoln school officials have settled on alternative graduation plans to honor this year’s graduating seniors whose final semester was cut short due to coronavirus. School administrators... more

LHS bond rates well despite pandemic

LINCOLN – Two and a half years after Lincoln taxpayers voted in support of borrowing $60 million to renovate the high school, the town has received its bond ratings for the sale of the LHS bond.... more

MacColl YMCA now open, enhanced cleaning protocols in place

LINCOLN – The MacColl YMCA, 32 Breakneck Hill Road, has announced that they were the first YMCA branch in the state of Rhode Island to officially open June 1. Since its closure in March due to the... more

R.I. enters phase 2 of reopening

The state entered phase 2 of its reopening plan on Monday, and Gov. Gina Raimondo announced a number of relaxed restrictions leading up to it. Here are the highlights: • Gatherings are now limited to... more