BHS gym dedicated to beloved Coach Murgo

It was a joyous gathering of family, friends and colleagues as the gymnasium at Barrington High School was dedicated to Frank J. Murgo, beloved father, teacher, and coach who served the athletic …

Photos: New middle school is 33 percent complete

The tour is starting inside the auditorium… or what will soon be the auditorium. The 405-seat, tiered auditorium is located near the center of the new Barrington Middle School building …
Barrington teens caught smoking pot in Haines Park

At about 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, Barrington police received a call from a town employee who was working at Haines Park, after that employee saw six teenagers enter the woods. At first, one …

Barrington team wins summer league championship

Barrington's entry into the Division I Metro Basketball Summer League at Mass Premier captured the championship recently. The Barrington boys defeated Franklin 37-19 in the semifinals and then …

Malik bows out of District 67 race

Warren DPW Director Jan Malik has dropped out of the race for House of Representatives District 67, leaving only incumbent Rep. Jason Knight of Barrington and Warren Libertarian Daryl Gould in the …

Sports
Field use fees could be on the rise in Barrington
Should youth sports leagues pay the town more money for athletic field maintenance? That is the question Barrington Town Manager … Read More
Barrington residents organize Ride 'Round Rhody
A company founded by Barrington's Jacob Brier and his wife Dani Sahner Brier recently hosted its tenth and final Ride’ Round Rhody … Read More
Three with area ties vie for RIGA Jr. Amateur golf titles
EAST PROVIDENCE — Three golfers with area ties were among the finalists of the 2018 Rhode Island Golf Association Jr. Amateur … Read More
Obituaries
Lesley Allyn DeMaio Duffy, 41, formerly of Barrington Lesley Allyn DeMaio Duffy, 41, passed away in Chicago, Ill. on Sunday, July 15, 2018 after living nearly three years with cancer. She leaves her husband of 6 years, Chris Duffy, and their two young …
Louise C. Motta, 82, of Barrington Louise C. (Marcello) Motta, age 82, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Joseph P. Motta, Jr.  Born in Barrington and a lifelong resident, …
David Andrew Stewart, 87, of Barrington David Andrew Stewart passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. He was 87. Born in New Orleans, La., he was raised on the Gulf Coast in Pass Christian, Miss., where …
Police Report
Barrington resident targeted in concert ticket scam A Massachusetts Avenue resident contacted police on Thursday, Aug. 9, after his daughter fell victim to a scam. The resident told police he gave $500 to his daughter to purchase tickets to a …
Barrington resident reprimanded for illegal dumping A Barrington resident was taught a lesson about illegal dumping late last week. Police received a call on Friday morning, Aug. 10, from an official at the Barrington Department of Public Works. …
Legal Notices
Barrington Times Legal Notices - Aug. 15, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Aug. 15 edition of the Barrington Times.
Election 2018
Election News
Barrington council member resigns, special election planned

Peter Dennehy resigned from the Barrington Town Council last week, offering the brief explanation of "medical reasons" for his decision. Council president Michael Carroll said he received Mr. …

Candidate Statements
Cassar: Our students deserve safe schools Student activists of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Gun Violence (RICAGV) led a rally this week to organize and celebrate work the group has done to engage students. I admire our youth fighting …
Chung: Taxes should not force people to move out of town To the editor: In my campaign for the District 66 seat, I am meeting voters every week. We've talked about issues like Roe v. Wade and Gun Control, and my views are in the public record on my …

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