Off the Market: Homes sold in East Bay

The following homes have changed hands recently in towns around the East Bay: Barrington 63 Chachapaxasset Road — $230,000 Bristol 8 Highland Road — $320,000 34 San Juan …
Latest News

Tonight's forum focuses on proposed new middle school in Barrington

Barrington Middle School teacher Kelly Polando stood inside the technology room and shared some bad news with the superintendent, the principal and the director of finance and …

Barrington schools have a new homework policy

Students spoke, and Barrington school leaders listened. About a year ago, students at the high school participated in a survey, the results of which loudly criticized the amount of homework they …

BB gun bandit is on the loose in Barrington

Police in Barrington are on the look-out for a BB gun bandit, after two more people were victimized by well-aimed BBs last week. On Wednesday, Sept. 21, an official from the East Bay Mental Health …

Featured home: Large Portsmouth colonial overlooks Sakonnet River

The River Hylands neighborhood in Portsmouth is home to an architect-designed Colonial that offers everything for a growing family looking for space, comfort and modern amenities. The …

Where is the cheapest gas in East Bay?

Gas prices in Rhode Island are unchanged this week, averaging $2.18 a gallon across the state for the second straight week, according to AAA Northeast. The $2.18 price is three cents below the …

House Hunt: Open houses scheduled around East Bay this weekend

The following open houses are scheduled in towns across the East Bay Barrington 344 Sowams Road — Sunday, Sept. 25 1-3 p.m. Ranch, 3, 1, $369,000. Coldwell Banker, Maria …
Police Report

Barrington police: Do you know this dog?

Barrington police are trying to reunite a dog found running loose in Swansea, Mass. with a its rightful owner.  A man called the police on Tuesday, Sept. 13, after he found the dog wandering …

Motorist calls police on alleged DOT litterbug

A motorist was driving south on the Wampanoag Trail on Friday, Sept. 16, when he reportedly spotted trash flying out the window of a RIDOT vehicle. Read more police news here. The motorist …

Police, residents unite to locate missing 5-year-old

A scary situation on Saturday, Sept. 10, was remedied with the help of police officers and alert residents. A Barrington woman called police at about 7:20 a.m. and reported that her son was …

Non-profits to get some of the funds Gallison controlled

Some of the money earmarked for a number of local charities and non-profit organizations will soon reach its destination after a Barrington probate judge released the funds Monday, turnto10.com …

Police spot intoxicated man, arrest him on warrant

Barrington police arrested Alexander Moustafa, 25, of Glocester, on a warrant issued from Third Division District Court. On Friday, Sept. 2, an officer reportedly saw Mr. Moustafa stumbling in the …
Obituaries
Jennie H. Silvia, 93, of Barrington

Jennie H. (Morello) Silvia, age 93, passed away Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI.  She was the wife of the late Louis W. Silvia, Sr. Born in Warren a …

Barbara Groner Spicer, of Barrington

Barbara Groner Spicer died peacefully at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016. She was born in Norfolk, Va. on June 9, 1924, the first child of Sarah Day McKinney of …

Henry F. Lombardi, Sr., 91, of Middletown

Henry F. Lombardi, Sr., 91, of Middletown, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 at Charlton Memorial Hospital of Fall River, surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Frances V. (Bottiglieri) Lombardi …

Jean Soares, 68, Warren

Jean (Charette), Soares, 68, passed away peacefully at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016. Born and raised in Warren, Jean was the daughter of the late Leo and Yvonne …

Dennis M. Moniz, 62, of East Providence

Dennis M. Moniz, 62, lifelong resident of East Providence, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. He was husband to the late Christine Moniz (Huling) and son to the late Elisha and Etta …

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Sports
Barrington blitzes East Providence in boys' soccer

BARRINGTON — The visiting East Providence and Barrington High School boys' soccer teams completed the second week of their respective Division I regular season schedules Friday afternoon, Sept. 16, …

Sailors invited to Bud Humphrey Race on Sunday, Sept. 25

BHS Sports Roundup: Boys' soccer team splits first two games

Turnovers doom Barrington football team against Middletown

Rowing club gains permission to pass under bridge

Things to Do
Reaping the harvest as quickly as possible

These days, I feel as if I’m living on borrowed time. I pulled carrots and onions and am using the Swiss chard as quickly as I can. When the forecast for a recent Thursday night was 48 degrees, …

Warren woman gives gift of life to boyfriend

Honor first responders at 9/11 5k in Bristol

A simple shrimp dinner for yourself or company

Bake fresh tautog in a colorful herb butter

Opinion
Letter: Solar tour in Barrington is Sunday, Oct. 2

To the editor: The Barrington Energy Committee is working with the town to track energy usage and reduce energy consumption in its schools and municipal buildings.  Additionally, the …

Letter: Thanks for helping unload all the pumpkins

Letter: Why I’m voting for Jason Knight

Letter: A steep price for start time change in Barrington

Letter: Prior letter contained distortions, half-truths

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