Featured home: Unique replica of sea captain's home

Enjoy your own private country retreat on two peaceful acres in South Rehoboth. This is not another cookie cutter home. The 3,735 square-foot home captures all the details of the past while providing …
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Photos: A snow day in the East Bay

EAST PROVIDENCE — The area received its first significant snow fall of the season last weekend and eastbayri.com/East Providence Post staff photographer Rich Dionne chronicled the event in the …

Off the Market: Homes sold around East Bay

The following homes have changed hands in recent days in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 500 Middle Highway — $337,000 8 Western Ave. — $264,000 4 Tallwood Drive — …

Primrose Hill, Arts Alive! to perform Peter Pan

Arts Alive! will kick off its eighth season of stage performances in Barrington with Primrose Hill School's production of Peter Pan. Students at the local elementary school have been working hard …

Tons of old stuff removed from Barrington Town Hall

On Thursday, Dec. 29, Jim Cunha and other town employees did some cleaning.  The new town manager said he and other municipal employees spent hours cleaning up the town hall — removing …

New town manager focusing on Barrington's businesses

There is a building at the corner of Bay Spring Avenue and Washington Road that has caught Jim Cunha's attention.  The new town manager said some of the storefronts inside the building are …

Barrington police arrest wrong-way driver on Route 114

Barrington police charged Jared Hussey, 30, of Somerset, Mass., with DUI/drugs/alcohol-first offense on Sunday, Jan. 8 at about 1:13 a.m. Read more Barrington police stories. Police received a …
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Gallison could be on the hook for $500K

Former Rep. Ray Gallison may be on the hook for up to $500,000 of a former client's estate that he allegedly held onto for several years, a Barrington Probate Court judge ruled Monday …

Pick N Pay owner faces felony counterfeiting charges

A local man is facing felony charges in Bristol and elsewhere after allegedly selling counterfeit merchandise in Pick N Pay convenience stores he owns in three Rhode Island towns. Muhammad Yasin, …

Barrington — a very safe town for pedestrians

This year was another good year for Barrington, as it celebrated another year without a pedestrian fatality. That makes 56 years and running. At a luncheon held on Dec. 6, law enforcement, traffic …

Gallison pilfered money from client’s estate, attorney says

Former State Rep. Ray Gallison allegedly transferred money from a client’s estate into his own account, and appears to have been hiding more than $700,000 from the estate by the time he …

Rollover snarls traffic in downtown Barrington

Emergency personnel responded to a single car accident on County Road in Barrington on Tuesday night, Dec. 20. According to the Barrington Fire Department, the accident occurred at about 6:30 …
Obituaries
Catherine Ann (Ballirano) Suriani, 88, formerly of Barrington

Catherine Ann (Ballirano) Suriani, 88, of Sanibel, Fla., formerly of Barrington, passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. Catherine was born in Providence. She was the daughter of the late Domenic and …

Robert M. Stone, of Barrington

Robert M. Stone, formerly of Barrington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017. Devoted husband of 50 years to Constance (Graham) Stone. Loving son of the late Maurice and Anna (Scovell) …

Anthony Marcello Sr., of Barrington

Anthony Marcello Sr. passed away on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017. He was the husband of 59 years to Margaret (Fusco) Marcello. Born in Barrington, Anthony was the son of the late Lauretto and Lydia (Fortin) …

Collette M. Sonderegger, 79, of Barrington

Collette M. (Yamaoka) Sonderegger, 79, of Barrington, died Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017 at R.I. Hospital. She was the wife of Henry Sonderegger. Collette was born in New York, New York, a daughter of …

Isabelle 'Marty' Kee, 85, of Barrington

Isabelle “Marty” (Gaum) Kee, 85, of Barrington, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec. 30, 2016 surrounded by her family after battling ovarian cancer. She was the wife of Thomas C. Kee …

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Sports
Barrington athletes compete at Dartmouth meet

Barrington High School student-athletes performed well at the recent Dartmouth Relays track and field meet at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH. Barrington High School's Annika Kelly finished in …

Barrington wrestling team opens season 2-2-1

St. Andrew's School wins Safe Sports award

Eagles skate to wins in Medeiros Cup hockey games

Local athletes place at fencing events

Things to Do
A delicious cod dish that won’t ruin your New Year’s resolutions

I bought a beautiful cod loin a couple of weeks ago and, with the holidays coming (and all the rich food and desserts to look forward to), I didn’t want to make something as rich as our …

Enjoying ‘lobster’ on a cod budget

Christmas concert is this Friday night in Barrington

Comfort food doesn’t get any better than a braise

Barrington's tree lighting is today, event starts at 2

Opinion
Letter: Why this man is joining the Women's March

To the editor: On Jan. 21, I plan to be in Washington DC marching with thousands of women in support of tolerance, inclusion, compassion and common sense. I am absolutely not going to protest …

Letter: Safety award should go to pedestrians

Column: Barrington loses an unsung sports hero

Letter: If they could turn back time

Column: 'Roast beef, medium'

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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.