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BHS Sports Roundup: Eagles defeat Warriors in girls tennis

EThe Barrington High School girls tennis team slipped to 1-2 after losing 5-2 to East Greenwich on Monday afternoon, Sept. 17. Barrington's number three singles player Elizabeth Wang won her match …

Barrington sports leagues balk at possible fee increase

Officials from youth sports leagues in Barrington are struggling to understand the logic behind a potential increase to field use fees in town. A proposal drafted by Barrington Town Manager Jim …
Barrington Cub Scout Pack makes history with recent signups

For the first time ever, three girls have signed up as members of Cub Scout Pack 1 Nayatt.  The signups are part of a new "Family Scouting" initiative, which features girls in Cub Scout …

Fun is the focus of first-year flag football league in Barrington

On Sunday morning, the fields behind the Barrington High School tennis courts were filled with Panthers and Bears, and Raiders and Rams. On another set of fields nearby, Cowboys battled Chiefs and …

Bishop visits Barrington for special Mass

On Sunday, Sept. 16, Father TJ Varghese was installed as pastor of St. Luke's Church by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, leader of the Catholic Church for the Diocese of Providence.   The 11:30 Mass …

Sports
Eagles defeat Rams, tie Skippers in field hockey
The Barrington High School field hockey team is 1-0-1 after its first two games of the season — the Eagles defeated LaSalle 4-1 … Read More
Barrington girls tennis team faces new challenges
A year ago, the Barrington High School girls tennis team celebrated a stellar season — finishing second in the state behind … Read More
Barrington boys cross country team boasts plenty of talent
All summer long, the Barrington High School boys cross country team trained.  Six days a week, the boys met at the high school … Read More
Obituaries
Robert J. 'Bob' Hoder, of Barrington Robert J. “Bob" Hoder passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at his home in  Barrington. He was married to Janet (Huddlestone) Hoder of Yorkshire, England for 51 years, and was the father of …
Michael J. Damiani, 63, Riverside Michael J. Damiani, 63, of Willett Avenue, Riverside, died unexpectedly on September 8, 2018. He was the beloved husband and perfect counterpart …
Services set for Matthew M. Harris, 38, of Warren Matthew Marcellus Harris, 38, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. He was a beloved son of Larry Harris of Springfield, MA, Retha Flack of Hagerstown, MD and LuAnn Harris of Warren. …
Police Report
Unconscious woman pulled from water at Barrington Beach The body of a 64-year-old East Providence woman was pulled from the water at Barrington Beach on Saturday, Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m. A witness told police she had seen the woman floating face-down in …
What are the rules of bike path intersections? They are made of plastic, stand four feet tall, cost about $400 each, and are designed to save lives. Barrington officials recently installed eight new traffic signs at some of the town's busiest …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices – Sept. 12, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on Sept. 12, 2018.
Election 2018
Election News
Following loss in primary, Chung vows to support Cassar

Barrington resident John Chung lost to Liana Cassar in a Democratic primary on Wednesday, Sept. 12, but will be voting for her in the November general election. Mr. Chung and Ms. Cassar squared …

Cassar wins Democratic primary for District 66 seat

Liana Cassar moved one step closer to earning a seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives on Wednesday night, Sept. 12. Ms. Cassar won the Democratic primary for the District 66 race, …

Candidate Statements
Primiano: Town's unfunded pension liability is a concern We are very fortunate that Barrington is in excellent fiscal health. This is due to years of conservative budgeting and spending, along with strong management. Another factor is our budget process …
Chung: Town is being shorted in state aid Barrington has not received its fair share of state funding for its schools. Funding for our new middle school is not treated in the same way as other towns building new schools. We are receiving …
Cassar: Participate in our democracy The first vote in the United States was for the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776. That year a chosen few had the right to vote and all who could, voted. Now, all US citizens aged 18 and …
Chung: I never accepted money from the Speaker I want to make sure one absolute fact is clear. I have never asked for money from Statehouse leadership, especially the Speaker. I have never accepted money from Statehouse leadership, especially the …

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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.