Thanksgiving worship and service project is Monday in Barrington

The Barrington Interfaith Clergy Association will host an interfaith Thanksgiving service on Monday, Nov. 20. This year, during the service, Joyce Marabello from Tap-In (a non-profit organization …
Barrington freshman football team preps for championship game
The Barrington High School freshman football team will play for the Division I state championship on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles … Read More
Plea for safer sidewalks in Barrington answered by DOT
This week, officials at Barrington Middle School issued this reminder to students: Please bike safely. Approximately 300 students … Read More
Barrington gas station employee allegedly embezzled $1,500
The owner of a Barrington gas station told police that an ex-employee had stolen more than $1,500 from the business.  The … Read More

Junior Varsity cheerleaders win, headed to regionals

The Barrington Pop Warner Junior Varsity cheerleading team captured first place in the RISMA cheer competition on Oct. 28 and will compete in the New England Pop Warner Regional Cheer Championship in …
Police Report
Barrington police charge teens with breaking and entering
Barrington police charged two 17-year-old Rehoboth, Mass. residents with attempted breaking and entering and conspiracy on Friday, … Read More
Barrington resident says tree company harassed him after storm
A Barrington resident contacted police on Nov. 8 after he received numerous harassing phone calls from a tree company … Read More
Barrington police investigate 'suspicious' people
Barrington police responded to two separate incidents of "suspicious" people on Thursday, Oct. 26. Police received a call at about … Read More
Dorothy Gladding Huse, 90, of Florida

Dorothy Gladding Huse, of Fort Myers, Fla., died on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at the age of 90. Dot was born in Barrington, and is survived by her husband of 68 years, Walter, three children: Patricia, …

Carroll F. Promades, 86, of Bristol and Barrington

Carroll F. Promades, 86, of Bristol and a Barrington resident for 43 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 surrounded by devoted family and friends. Carroll was the beloved husband …

Vincenzo “Jimmy” Colardo, 97, of Barrington

Vincenzo “Jimmy” Colardo, 97, of Barrington, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Ruggiero) Colardo. The son of the late Giovanni and …

Theodore Williams Hale, 89, of Barrington

Theodore Williams Hale, 89, of Barrington, died on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. He was the husband of Elaine Hale (Healy), son of the late Roger Williams Lewis Hale and Florence Hale (Alba).  Ted …

Marjorie Borden Connolly, 94, of Barrington

Marjorie Borden (Glines) Connolly, 94, died Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 at Heatherwood Nursing Home in Newport.  She was the wife of the late Walter A. Connolly, II.   Born Dec. 4, 1922, in …

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