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 …
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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 …

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 …

Photos: Andrade and company win 2017 CVS Health Charity Classic

BARRINGTON — The trio of Keegan Bradley, Brooke Henderson, and Billy Andrade won the 19th Annual CVS Health Charity Classic golf tournament at Rhode Island Country Club on Monday, June 19th. The …

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 …

Work starts along Water Street

Detours and road closures along Water Street will be the new norm, at least for a few weeks, as work to replace water mains along the busy thoroughfare started Monday morning. Police blocked off …
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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 …

Teenager claims he was attacked behind supermarket

Barrington police responded to a home on St. Andrew's Way on Sunday, June 11, to investigate a possible assault. A 16-year-old East Providence male was at the Barrington home — his …

Barrington police charge wrong-way driver with DUI

A Barrington police officer was driving on the Wampanoag Trail at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 11, when he spotted a car traveling south in the northbound lane. The officer quickly responded …

Newborn kittens found in Barrington DPW truck

The Barrington Animal Control Officer met with public works employees on Tuesday, June 6, after the workers discovered four kittens living in the back of the wood chipper truck. The truck had been …
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 wins softball state championship

The Barrington High School softball team capped a very special season with a 3-2 victory in the Division II state championship game on Tuesday, June 13.  The Eagles rode the pitching talents …

Eagles finish third at golf state championship

Eagles advance in Division II softball playoffs

Barrington girls finish sixth at state track meet

Portsmouth High girls shine in state track championships

Things to Do
Fluffy baked eggs (or cloud eggs) are a fun breakfast

I’m not much of a social media mavin, but apparently Instagram and Pinterest are chock full of pictures of what are being called cloud eggs.When I saw the article from the Washington Post in …

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

Use buttery roasted garlic cloves in myriad ways

Opinion
Letter: Mr. Douglas should resign from appropriations

To the editor: I have been reading the letters about Mr. Douglas being on the COA being a conflict of interest. It is and he should resign. I say this with no malice.  Senator Cindy Coyne, …

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

Letter: Barrington's Friends of Legion Way stepping down

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