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Veteran building official in Barrington retiring this spring

Chances are pretty good that Bob Speaker has been inside your house or maybe your neighbor's. The longtime building official has inspected more than 950 new homes built in Barrington. He has also …
Two Barrington students headed to state geography bee
Two students from Barrington will compete in this year's National Geographic GeoBee Rhode Island State Competition on Friday, March … Read More
Barrington Police charge Dighton, Mass. man with drug possession
Barrington police charged Drew Michael Ramos-Tardo, 20, of Dighton, Mass., with possession of marijuana-intent to deliver, a felony, … Read More
Barrington police called for 'out-of-control' kids
Barrington Police responded to four unrelated incidents involving children and teenagers last week.  On Monday, March 11, … Read More
Nayatt 5K event is set for April 6 in Barrington
The Nayatt 5K and 1-Mile Family Fun Run will be held on Saturday, April 6. The event serves a key fund-raiser for Nayatt Elementary … Read More
Barrington girls lose to LaSalle in semis
The Barrington High School girls basketball team lost 60-37 to LaSalle Academy during a state tournament semifinals game at the URI … Read More
Eagles selected for Hobey Baker awards
Two Barrington High School student-athletes recently received Hobey Baker High School Character Awards. Johnny Lombardi, a member … Read More
Police Report
Police intervene in alleged road rage incident Barrington Police responded to the Barrington Shopping Center for an alleged road rage incident on Monday, March 11. A motorist was driving down Maple Avenue when a car traveling behind her beeped …
Barrington student collapses; police question classmate Barrington Police responded to Barrington High School at about 10:15 a.m. on Friday, March 15, after a male student collapsed and was unresponsive. Police and EMTs learned that the boy had taken …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices - March 13, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on March 13, 2019.
Barrington Legal Notices - Nov. 7, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrinton Times on Nov. 7, 2018.
Joan S. Taber, 86, of Barrington Joan S. Taber, 86, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 in hospice care at St. Elizabeth’s Green House Home, East Greenwich, RI. Born in Woonsocket RI to Harry and Thelma Schlosser, Joan was a …
Richard W. Ober, 73, of Barrington Richard W. Ober, 73, of Barrington, passed into the arms of his Savior on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at his home in Barrington. Rick was born to Arthur and Louise (Flanigan) Ober on Dec. 28, 1945, in …

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