New store coming to Barrington shopping plaza

The Barrington Town Council recently approved a second hand dealer license to Carolyn Gloster, who plans to open a new business in the Kent Street shopping plaza. The Golden Sparrow will …

Italian Food Festival in Barrington is a success

When John St. Angelo was seen scurrying across the Holy Angles Church parking lot Saturday afternoon with boxes of pasta in tow, people got the feeling that something special was going on inside the …

Skimming device found inside Barrington bank's ATM

An employee at the TD Bank on County Road in Barrington called police at about 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 14, after a skimming device was found inside the bank's ATM. A technician had been checking …

Bus access road will reduce run times in Barrington

Barrington Superintendent of Schools Michael Messore said the construction of a new bus access road at the high school will do more than just alleviate traffic congestion during morning drop-off and …

Eight apply for Barrington school finance director job

The deadline to apply has passed and a special committee has started reviewing the applicants interested in becoming the Barrington School Department's next finance director. Barrington …
Sports

Eagles great selected for Hall of Fame

The athletic legacy of Pasquale J. “Pat” Monti continues to grow. The former Barrington High School great was recently named one of 12 athletes, coaches, officials and administrators, …

He's 'always on call' with Brown University sports

He’s the man with all the facts and figures for Brown University athletics, and maybe even more. Chris Humm joined the Brown University athletic staff in July 1988, as director of athletic …
Opinion

Letter: Voting is a serious business

To the editor: I do not think that there are many people who are against building a new middle school. But, it is the great cost of it that is being questioned. And most people are not against …

Letter: Power rates are rising; here’s what you can do

To the editor, Energy — namely, electricity — is the modern day “fire” that drives our economy. As a former administrator of the RI Office of Energy Resources and as the RI …
Police Report

Today's lesson: Punching, kicking, screaming and surviving

With four large male figures poised to attack, Kristen M. yelled out “No, No, No!” and kicked as hard as she could to fend them off. After about 30 seconds and breaking through a few …
Obituaries
Zoe E. Woodruff, 86, of Barrington

Zoe E. Woodruff, 86, of Barrington, passed away on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. She was the wife of the late Randolph T. (Woody) Woodruff and daughter to the late Harry O. Eberhardt and the late Stella …

Stephen R. 'Steve' Blakely, age 76

Stephen R. “Steve” Blakely, age 76, passed away Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Born in Waterbury, Conn., a son of the late Frank L. Blakely and Alice M. (Wilson) Blakely, he was a longtime …

Judith 'Judy' Anderson, 77, of Barrington

Judith "Judy" Anderson, 77, of Barrington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of …

Janet Ervin Lingard, 97, of Barrington

Janet Ervin Lingard, 97, of Barrington and Jupiter, Fla., died Monday, July 24, 2017. Born April 29, 1920, Providence and raised in Pawtucket as the one child of William J. and Gertrude A. …

Gisela Waltraud Ryan, MD, 85, formerly of Barrington

Gisela Waltraud (Blasberg) Ryan, MD, 85, formerly of 31 Broadview Drive, died peacefully on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Southgate Assisted Living in Shrewsbury, Mass. She was the beloved wife of the …

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