Barrington girls finish third at state track meet

The Barrington High School girls indoor track team finished third at the state championship meet in Providence last weekend. Barrington scored 56 team points, finishing behind first place LaSalle …
Barrington mock trial team competes in playoffs
The Barrington High School Mock Trial Team recently competed against LaSalle in a playoff match-up at the RI Traffic … Read More
Barrington girls lose playoff opener
The Barrington High School girls basketball team lost its playoff opener on Monday night. The host Eagles fell behind early against … Read More
Bella Mente Racing back for more from New England Boatworks
Famed ocean racer Hap Fauth liked the job done by New England Boatworks on his last maxi racers enough that he has returned to the … Read More
Sports
Portsmouth advances after defense swarms Eagles in 58-49 win
BARRINGTON — The Portsmouth High boys’ varsity basketball team advanced  in the Division II playoffs after its defense stymied … Read More
Eagles top Titans in wrestling, tie Warriors
The Barrington High School wrestling team defeated Toll Gate 36-33 and tied the Tolman/Shea/Central Falls co-op team during two dual … Read More
Photos: Eagles improve to 12-6 after win over Prout
Barrington capped its regular season with a 65-61 win over Prout during a Senior Night celebration on Monday. Mike Coogan, one of … Read More
Police Report
Barrington students told to avoid vaping
The overhead slide showed an image of brightly colored computer thumb-drives, and another slide showed two asthma inhalers. But the … Read More
Barrington police: Cranston man stole laptop from library
Images captured on surveillance cameras inside the Barrington Public Library helped police track down the man who allegedly stole a … Read More
Barrington police make arrest in 2016 house fire
Barrington police charged Donald E. Hixson III, 40, of Milford, Mass., with arson-second degree, following an investigation into a … Read More
Obituaries
Queen Margaret Taft, 98, formerly of Barrington Queen Margaret (Horsfall) Taft, 98, of Norton, Mass., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at Wingate Residences of Norton in Norton, Mass.   Born on Jan. 16, 1920 in Patch Grove, …
Elizabeth Anne Brooks, 66, of Barrington Elizabeth Anne Brooks, 66, of Barrington, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 at her home in Barrington. Ms. Brooks was born July 18, 1951 in Fall River, Mass. She is the daughter of …
Margaret G. Gaudiano, 108, of Barrington Margaret G. (D’Angelo) Gaudiano, age 108, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 in Grace Barker Nursing Center, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Pasco …
Rose Ann DiPierro, 92, of Barrington Rose Ann (Paolella) DiPierro, age 92, passed away Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 at Grace Barker Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late John F. DiPierro. Born in Barrington, a daughter of the late …

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