Meet Barrington's new strategic plan committee

The local school department recently selected the group of people who will help the district build its next strategic plan.  The strategic plan steering committee includes 10 …
Latest News

A July weekend celebration of Ted Hood's boats

Ted Hood had a hand in the creation of countless boats — sail and power — and the Herreshoff Marine Museum invites owners of Hood-designed boats to a three-day rendezvous at the museum in …

Rotary club installs officers, plans to plant trees

Against a spectacular early summer backdrop of boats sailing up the Warren River, the Warren Barrington Rotary Club held its annual installation of officers last Tuesday night at the Wharf Tavern. …

Thief strikes outside Barrington church during morning Mass

Barrington police are investigating a few larcenies from motor vehicles that occurred last week. On Sunday, June 18, a Barrington woman was attending Mass at Holy Angels Church on Maple Avenue. …

Quahogger frees tangled turtle in upper bay

Rob Russo was quahogging near Ohio Ledge (roughly between Colt State Park and Warwick Neck) last Tuesday when he came upon a large sea turtle apparently tangled in a buoy line. He posted an …

Off the Market: Homes sold in towns around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 19 Oak Grove Ave — $409,000 29 Commonwealth Ave — $215,000 9 Fairview Circle — …

Barrington delays start of standards-based grading at BMS

Barrington school officials recently postponed the implementation of standards-based grading at the middle school level. Barrington administrators had planned to switch from the traditional …
Police Report

Barrington teens say man tried to lure them to his car

Barrington police said a man driving a gray Honda Accord tried to lure two local teenagers to his car early Thursday morning, June 15. According to the report, a white man with shoulder-length …

Elaborate prank leads to police investigation in Barrington

A well-researched prank led to a police investigation in Barrington last week. A Water Way resident contacted police on Tuesday, June 13, after his adult son received a suspicious text message and …

Door-to-door salesman in Barrington charged as fugitive from justice

A Barrington resident called police after growing suspicious about a man going door-to-door in Hampden Meadows on Friday afternoon.  Police responded to the area of Samoset Avenue and Bowden …

Marriage certificate spurs angry outburst in Barrington

A Barrington resident created quite a scene inside the Barrington Town Hall on Monday, June 12, in response to the marriage certificate form that he was given by town officials. According to …

Police: Threats made against Barrington teacher

Was it a parent venting frustrations or were they threats? Barrington police are investigating possible threats made by a local resident against a Barrington High School teacher last week. A high …
Obituaries
Naomi E. 'Betty' McManus, 75, of Acton, Mass.

Naomi E. “Betty” (Gaskill) McManus, 75, a longtime resident of Acton, Mass. and formerly of Melrose, Mass., died on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital from injuries …

Jimmie Dave Doll, of Barrington

Jimmie Dave Doll was born on Oct. 19, 1945 in San Diego, Calif. His father, Dave Dean Doll, was stationed there in the Navy. His mother was Margie Elizabeth (Carpenter) Doll.  The family moved …

Gerald Hennessy Schryver II, 86, formerly of Barrington

Gerald Hennessy Schryver II, 86, of Newport, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 11, 2017. He was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. to Gerald Hennessy Schryver and Elizabeth Boyd Schryver. Married to Patricia Joy …

Michael J. Kean, 51, formerly of Barrington

Michael J. Kean, 51, formerly of Barrington, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Born in Providence, a son of Ann (Iasa) Stopfel of Barrington and the late Joseph Kean, he lived in …

Catherine S. Gannon, 84, of Barrington

Catherine S. Gannon, 84, of Narrangansett Avenue, died peacefully at home on Saturday, June 10, 2017. She was the wife of the late John T. Gannon III. Born in Boston, Mass., a daughter of the late …

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Sports
Barrington girl finishes 10th at track nationals

Barrington High School's Annika Kelly finished in 10th place in the girls hammer throw championship at the New Balance Nationals Outdoor at North Carolina A&T University on Sunday, June …

Photos: Andrade and company win 2017 CVS Health Charity Classic

Barrington wins softball state championship

Eagles finish third at golf state championship

Eagles advance in Division II softball playoffs

Things to Do
View Purple Martins at Pic-Wil on Saturday

Mark your calendars for this Saturday, June 24, when the Barrington Land Conservation Trust holds a guided bird walk at the Pic-Wil Nature Preserve.  Hosted by the Barrington Recreation …

Fluffy baked eggs (or cloud eggs) are a fun breakfast

An easy, elegant chicken and mushroom dish with fresh herbs

Young actors visit 'Neverland' with Elvis, Swift and friends

Irish charmer is a joyful, musical coming-of-age story

Opinion
Letter: Support for farm animal protection bill

To the editor: I’ve been a veterinarian for 10 years, and I take my duty to protect animals from cruelty very seriously. That’s why I’m proud to support House Bill 6023, …

Letter: Mr. Douglas should resign from appropriations

Letter: Together, we can disarm hate

Letter: Votes should have taken place at polls, not high school gym

Letter: Mr. Fuller needs to shut down his attacks

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