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 tournament on Saturday night, July 21.  Barrington was …
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
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
Sports
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
Police Report
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
Grand jury indicts Warren man for murder
The Rhode Island Statewide Grand Jury reported out an indictment on Wednesday, July 11, charging Warren resident Owen Morris with one … Read More
Boy falls out of a truck on Rumstick Road
A 13-year-old Barrington boy was thrown from the bed of a pickup truck late Wednesday night, July 4. Police, fire and rescue … Read More
Obituaries
Roger Wells Spence, 76, of Las Vegas, Nev. and formerly of Barrington Roger Wells Spence, age 76, of Las Vegas, Nev. and formerly of Barrington, RI, and Rockport, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at his home in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Spence was a …
William M. Cauley, Jr., 95, of Barrington William M. Cauley, Jr., 95, of Ocean Avenue, died peacefully on Sunday, July 15, 2018. He was the husband of the late Margaret E. (Thorpe) Cauley. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late William M. …
Mary W. Smith, 81, of Barrington Mary W. (Wells) Smith, 81, of Sixth Street, died peacefully on Monday, July 9, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Thomas Allen Smith.  Born in Jackson, …
Robert L. Fancher, Jr., 78, formerly of Barrington Robert L. Fancher, Jr., 78, died Friday, July 6, 2018. Born in St. Louis, he was a longtime resident of Barrington where he owned Greenwood & Gryphon, Ltd., a print advertising and public …

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