Barrington Majors 12U team eliminated from All-Star states

The Barrington Majors 12U All-Star team lost to Cranston Western 5-4 in extra innings on Sunday night, July 22, and was eliminated from the state tournament. Barrington, which won the District II …
Barrington All-Stars lose opener at states
The Barrington 12U Majors Division All-Star team lost to Lincoln, 10-3, in the first round of the Little League State Championship … Read More
Barrington student's story to be featured in festival
Barrington's Jane Freiman will read an excerpt of her award-winning story, Toast Crumbs, at this year's Providence Fringe … Read More
Charities to get last of pilfered payments
A group of charities that have waited for more than six years to receive funds pilfered from the estate of a Barrington man by a … Read More
Fourth time's a charm
"I've been chasing this publishing dream for 20 years," said Hannah Goodman, a Bristol author with three self-published books under … Read More
Learn more about Barrington on an historic bike tour
The Barrington Preservation Society is sponsoring an historic bike tour of the town. The bike tour will be held on Saturday, Aug. … Read More
Ever-Ready team wins water battle after 22-year drought
After a 22-year drought the Ever-Ready Engine and Hose Co. won the coveted water battle at the 88th annual Bristol Firemen’s Muster … Read More
Barrington police called for drained pool
A Governor Bradford Drive resident in Barrington contacted police on Saturday morning, July 14, after he noticed that his neighbor's … Read More
Warren racer wins big at Seekonk
Warren resident Lenny Sousa recently celebrated his 65th birthday in style, overcoming a crash a week earlier to win the Pure Stock … Read More
Barrington now accepting old mattresses
Looking to get rid of an old mattress? The town can help. The Town of Barrington recently began participating in a mattress … Read More
Roland Patrick “Butch” Grant, 71, of Tiverton

Roland Patrick “Butch” Grant, 71 years old, of Tiverton, R.I., passed away on July 17, 2018. in Tiverton. A memorial Mass will be on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, at 11 a.m. at …

Lucien G. Lebreux, 89, of Tiverton

Roger Wells Spence, 76, of Las Vegas, Nev. and formerly of Barrington

The Catholic Church makes one misstep after another The Catholic Church needs a campaign fast and it’s not the $50 million drive it is undertaking at this moment to raise funds, inter alia, for repairs to the cathedral and to burnish the …
Letter: Barrington’s 'Loyal Son' To the editor: Whenever we write or speak about Barrington’s history or any history for that matter, there’s always the story and the story behind the story. People who recount this …
Letter: Concern over chemical spraying on bike path To the editor: As a “frequent flyer” on the East Bay Bike Path, I was horrified to see chemical application signs popping up on the bike trail a few weeks ago. After several phone …
Barrington Juniors team wins District II title The Barrington Juniors Division All-Star team defeated Pineview 8-3 in a winner-take-all District II championship game on Monday night, July 16. Sam Faulkner pitched 6 and one-third innings, …
Barrington All-Stars roll past Middletown 11-1 The Barrington Little League Majors 10U All-Star team overpowered Middletown 11-1 in the District II finals on Sunday night, July 15.  Barrington's Jack Marley limited Middletown batters to …
Two Barrington All-Star teams advance to states Two Barrington Little League All-Star teams advanced to states after wlnning District II championships on Sunday night, July 15. Barrington's 12U Majors Division team defeated Tiverton 6-1 in the …

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.