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Town tightens recycling rules; diversion rate is 54 percent

When it comes to recycling, cleaner is better. Barrington Department of Public Works Director Alan Corvi said agencies are getting more particular about which recyclable items they will accept, …
One car accident leads to another in Barrington
Barrington Police received a 911 call at 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, for an auto accident on County Road near the Barrington … Read More
Police investigating possible exploitation of elderly man
A Riverside couple stopped into the Barrington Police station on Wednesday, April 10, to report a possible case of elderly … Read More
Fall River man charged with carrying a weapon while intoxicated
A Barrington Police officer spotted a vehicle traveling on Sowams Road without its headlights on at about 2 a.m. on Tuesday, April … Read More
Sports
BHS Sports Roundup: Eagles defeat Huskies 15-1
The Barrington High School girls lacrosse team opened a 10-1 first half lead and rolled to a 15-1 win over Mt. Hope on Tuesday, April … Read More
BHS's Somera is RIIL Female Student-Athlete of the Year
Barrington High School senior Maile Somera recently received the Honorable Monsignor Robert Newbold Scholarship Award as the RIIL … Read More
Eagles undefeated after first four matches
Always a bridesmaid, never the bride.  That’s how head coach Marvin Gordon describes the past few years for the … Read More
Police Report
Police: Mopeds reported stolen out of Connecticut A Barrington Police officer ordered a vehicle over to the side of the road at about 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8, after noticing that it had a taillight out. The officer approached the driver's …
Home run ball smashes car window in Barrington A Barrington resident called police on Thursday, April 11, after a baseball shattered the rear window of his car. The man was driving along County Road near Barrington High School when the …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices – April 17, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on April 17, 2019.
Barrington Legal Notices – April 3, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the April 3 edition of the Barrington Times.
Obituaries
John G. Conner, of Barrington John G. Conner, of Middle Highway, Barrington, died on Monday, March 29, 2019 at his home. John was born in Wheeling, W.Va. on Nov. 19, 1929, to Robert A. and Carolyn G. Conner. An accomplished …
Philip A. Anderson, of Barrington Phil Anderson died peacefully on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in the presence of his loving family. Phil’s family moved to Barrington in 1942, and he jokingly would say, “I never left …

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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.