Second coyote-vs-dog incident reported in Barrington

For the second time in the past two weeks, a coyote-vs-dog incident occurred at the former Zion Bible College property. At about 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 23, a Barrington resident contacted …
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Rabid cat lived in Rehoboth, not Barrington

A Barrington family wants to set the record straight about a rabid cat. Last week, the Barrington Times reported that a Lorraine Street resident's cat had tested positive for rabies, a deadly …

Barrington budget: Manager requesting 4 more firefighters

The town manager is proposing the addition of four new firefighter positions in his proposed municipal budget. The new positions will cost taxpayers about $270,000, but the manager is quick to add …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 68 Bowden Ave. — $345,000 260 Maple Ave. — $383,800 56 Elm Lane — …

In Barrington, Teddy Bearskins moving out, Piccolos moving in

After more than 34 years, Teddy Bearskins is closing its doors in Barrington.  Owners Deb and Bob Semple made the decision to close to be closer to their family. The last day of business is …

Nayatt 5K promises 'This race is no joke!'

It is that time of the year to dust off your running sneakers after a long winter and get ready for the Nayatt 5K. The 11th annual race is set for Saturday, April 1. This year's event has …

'Blithewold Wedding' will serve as fund-raiser

The Barrington Garden Club is inviting all to a “Blithewold Wedding” — a cocktail party in conjunction with their annual flower show on Friday, April 7 from 6 to 8 p.m.  The …
Police Report

Barrington boys go to police after incident at open gym

Three Barrington boys — two were 11-years-old and the other was 13 — stopped into the Barrington Police Station on Thursday, March 16 at about 2 p.m., and reported that one of them had …

Barrington man sentenced to 7 years in prison

Patrick E. Churchville, 48, owner and president of ClearPath Wealth Management, LLC, formerly located in Providence and Barrington, was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison for orchestrating a …

Barrington cat tests positive for rabies

A Lorraine Street resident's cat tested positive for rabies recently. According to Barrington police, the animal's owner brought the cat to a local veterinary hospital recently after the cat began …

Two men facing charges after 'target practice' in Barrington neighborhood

An off-duty Rhode Island State Police officer helped Barrington police apprehend two men who fired off a handgun in the middle of a residential neighborhood on Saturday afternoon, March …

Police: Man sent to hospital for detox dies later that night

Barrington police responded to a home in Barrington early Tuesday evening, March 7, after an Uber driver called the station to report that he was transporting a highly intoxicated man to a Barrington …
Obituaries
Thorsteinn Gislason, Bristol

Thorsteinn Gislason, of 15 Fesser Ave., Bristol, passed away on Feb. 24 at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of Marianne Becker Gislason, to whom he had been married for more than 40 years. Mr. …

Shirley Griggs Bradley, 70, of Grosse Pointe, Mich.

Shirley Griggs Bradley, 70, of Grosse Pointe, Mich., beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to so many, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 after a battle with cancer. She was at …

Dorothy A. Longo, of Barrington

Dorothy A. (DeStefano) Longo, formerly of Barrington, passed away peacefully while in residence at the Grace Barker Nursing Center in Warren, one day after her 93rd birthday. Born in Newport on …

Lawrence M. Lansinger, 81, of Barrington

Lawrence M. Lansinger, 81, of Barrington, died peacefully on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 surrounded by his family after facing a series of health challenges with dignity and grace. He was the beloved …

Agnes V. Chenette, 95, of Barrington

Agnes V. (Ferri) Chenette, 95, formerly of County Road, died peacefully on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. She was the wife of the late Armand Chenette.  A lifelong resident of Barrington, she was …

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Things to Do
Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

Close to 40 young actors from across Warren and beyond will sing and dance their hearts out this weekend as the Neverland Children’s Theatre stages its production of “Neverland Rocks” at the …

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Rustic fruit tarts are pretty and a sweet treat in winter

A delicious cod dish that won’t ruin your New Year’s resolutions

Opinion
Letter: Barrington Middle School land offers reason to worry

To the editor: I was physically unable to be present at the special town financial meeting held at Barrington High School because I could not find a place to park. By the time I arrived at the …

Editorial: Coast Guard cuts — Dumb idea

Letter: We could have a middle school, and spent less!

Letter: Barrington definitely not 'Borington' when it comes to history

Editorial: Power to the people

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