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Man jumps from Barrington River Bridge

Police responded to the Barrington River Bridge at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, after a man said he was going to jump from the bridge. A woman called police to say she was with the man, and …
Former addict to BHS students: Ask yourself 'Why use?'
Why? Why would someone start drinking? What is so wrong with someone's life that he or she would start "chasing death"? Chris … Read More
Scheduled weekend lane closures for I-195 affect East Bay travel
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the … Read More
Characters are crucial for Barrington author
Elizabeth Splaine was brushing her teeth when inspiration struck. Actually, she was searching for the cap to the toothpaste when it … Read More
Sports

BHS Sports Roundup: Quakers outscore Eagles in field hockey

Barrington High School lost to Moses Brown 4-3 in a battle of the top two field hockey teams on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The undefeated Quakers built a 2-1 halftime lead against the Eagles, but …

Barrington athletes fare well in fencing competitions

Fencers from the Rhode Island Fencing Academy & Club (RIFAC) challenged the competition for medals at an unclassified tournament sponsored by Worcester Fencing Club recently. The …
Police Report

Barrington police: Three businesses sell tobacco to minor

Barrington police said three local businesses failed a tobacco sales compliance check conducted last week. On Thursday, Oct. 11, a 16-year-old boy who was serving as a police decoy entered nine …

Basketball coach says former player attacked him

On Sunday, Oct. 7, Barrington police responded to the Sage Gymnasium at St. Andrew's School at about 11:10 a.m. for a disturbance. Officers spoke with a 26-year-old man who said he was a coach and …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices - Oct. 10, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on Oct. 10, 2018.
Barrington Legal Notices – Sept. 26, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on Sept. 26, 2018.
Obituaries
David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 on his own terms from gastric cancer with his beloved wife Nee-Nee by his side. He was previously an 8-year survivor of …
Bruce Harris, 64, of Barrington Bruce Harris, 64, of Barrington, died peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 at Maine Medical Center in Portland surrounded by loving family.  Bruce is survived by his wife of 40 years Dana …
Election 2018
Election News
Libertarian Gould will vote against $250M school bond question

Question: State question number 1 on the November ballot will ask voters to approve a $250 million bond for school repairs and construction. How will you vote on that question, and why? Senate, …

School committee candidates answer question of the week

Question: What is your opinion of school committee meetings — are they open and accessible enough to the public? Patrick McCrann — "Technically, yes. As a frequent attendee and …

Candidate Statements
Primiano: Local business is a vital part of community A vibrant and healthy local business community provides many benefits and is important to our quality of life.  Among the ways businesses contribute to the Town are through payment of taxes and …
Holmes: Local schools need our support Rhode Island public schools are in need of funding for repairs and new building construction in order to better serve students' needs. The General Assembly recently passed a $250 million school …
Gould: What does my opponent stand for? You may not agree with me, but you’ll always know where I stand. One of the positives about being a Libertarian is that it’s a political philosophy based upon a very simple principle. …
Coyne: Line-item veto will better balance power Just as a surgeon is better equipped with a scalpel than a hatchet, granting line-item veto to Rhode Island’s governor would provide a more effective and precise tool for the job at …

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