Azar, Leahy seek District 4 Council seat

LINCOLN – Facing an opponent in the general election for the first time next month, District 4 Town Councilor Pamela Azar said she’s hoping for the opportunity to continue her work on Lincoln’s Town... more

Barr takes on Paolino for Senate 17 seat

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LINCOLN – Voters in Senate District 17, representing parts of Lincoln, North Providence and North Smithfield, will choose between incumbent Republican Sen. Thomas Paolino and Democrat John Barr in... more

Small increase revealed at Albion Fire's annual meeting

LINCOLN –The Albion Fire District held its annual taxpayer meeting on Oct. 13 at the Albion station, streamed live for residents in the village who were unable to attend. Albion Fire Chief Richard... more

At 98, Doris Brais still working to improve Lincoln

LINCOLN – At 98 years old, Doris Brais has never lost her sense of duty to her community, say those who know her. Brais, still an active member of the Lincoln Conservation Commission, received a... more

Saylesville Mill apartments nearing completion

LINCOLN – The transformation of a vacant historic mill building in Lincoln into affordable apartments is nearing completion, despite the challenges brought by the pandemic. Last summer, the... more

Lees hoping to return to Town Council

LINCOLN – Dean Lees, who previously served as councilor for three terms, is seeking the District 3 council seat in Lincoln, serving Lime Rock and Fairlawn. Lees, who served as council president... more

Macksoud cites accomplishments

LINCOLN – Town Council President Keith Macksoud said he’s running for re-election based on his record of accomplishments during his 16 years of service. Among his proudest achievements during his... more

Councilor Azar touts economic response

LINCOLN – District 4 Town Councilor Pamela Azar said in a press release, “The past six months have presented challenges to all of us, both personally and professionally. I am very proud to be a part... more

Leahy grateful for support

LINCOLN – Robert Leahy, Republican candidate for Lincoln Town Council District 4, reports positive responses from neighbors as he campaigns across town. Leahy said he has earned the support of... more

Lyle happy to discuss issues

As the campaign for House of Representatives District 46 races to the finish line, incumbent Jack Lyle says there is still much work to be done. "I am happy to report that my door-to-door campaign... more

Shallcross Smith running for change in District 46

LINCOLN – Mary Ann Shallcross Smith, Democratic candidate for State Representative in District 46, said she’s running for change. “As a small business owner, I have the experience to get things done... more

Barr promises to lead, not follow

LINCOLN – Democratic candidate for Senate District 17, John Barr II, promises to work aggressively to protect the people. “IGT has lobbied the legislature to get a 20-year, no-bid contract to provide... more

Paolino pledges to protect those with pre-existing conditions

These are unprecedented times, says District 17 state Senator Thomas Paolino. "COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of our daily lives. Health insurance coverage is now more important than ever," he... more

Senior Center offers flu clinic

LINCOLN – The Lincoln Senior Center, 150 Jenckes Hill Road, will hold a flu clinic in the conference room on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for anyone age 3 and older. Registration... more

Chamber hosts Eggs & Issues with Secretary of State Gorbea

LINCOLN – The Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues Breakfast will feature Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea on Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. at Kirkbrae Country... more

Blackstone Valley's Dairy Days set for Oct. 24

LINCOLN – Dan Bethel will take visitors down memory lane with his collection of bottles from local dairies at the North Gate Toll House, 1873 Louisquisset Pike, on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m... more

The Society of Friends to hold Light Year Display

LINCOLN – The Society of Friends at the Saylesville Friends Quaker Meeting House, 374 Great Road, will hold its Light Year Display again this year from Nov. 15 through Jan. 26. During the event, the... more