Lincoln making progress toward 10 percent affordable housing

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LINCOLN – Seventeen years ago, the town of Lincoln adopted an affordable housing strategy with a goal of having 10 percent or more of Lincoln’s housing stock designated as affordable. Enacted under... more

Town offices open for special election

Anticipating lower voter turnout than usual, only one polling location in Lincoln will be open for next week’s special statewide referenda election. On March 2, Lincoln’s registered voters will be... more

Rare relic: Friends hope to open Moffett Mill to more people

LINCOLN – When the Moffett Mill shut down in the early 1900s, it was left frozen in time. Unfinished projects and hand tools still rest on the workbench, shrouded in a coating of dust and cobwebs.... more

Manville Bridge closure expected to continue through summer

LINCOLN – Weather permitting, work on Lincoln’s Manville Bridge should be picking up steam this spring, but it will be several months before it reopens for traffic again. The bridge, which carries... more

Lincoln School Department cuts some capital projects including concession stand

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LINCOLN – After setting some lofty goals for capital projects in next year’s proposed budget, the Lincoln School Department returned to the drawing board to cut out certain requests they’d been... more

RIDOT: Little to no diversion around Lincoln toll gantry

LINCOLN – Fewer tractor-trailer trucks than anticipated have been diverting around the state’s tolls, according to the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, including in Lincoln. The truck... more

Author seeking local writers for R.I. passport book

A Connecticut-based author is seeking local contributors to help write a book celebrating all 39 of Rhode Island’s municipalities. Marty Podskoch is a retired teacher and New York native who’s made a... more

Lincoln’s Silva promoted at Pawtucket Credit Union

LINCOLN – Monica Silva, of Lincoln, has been promoted to assistant vice president/branch manager at Pawtucket Credit Union. Her overall responsibilities include managing profitability, operations,... more

Lincoln Middle School announces second quarter honor roll

LINCOLN – The following students at Lincoln Middle School have been named to the second quarter honor roll. Grade 8 First Honors: Liliana Abramek, Elizabeth R. Alger, Elisabeth Alves, Keira I.... more