Family and friends mourn the loss of 'K-Rob'

He was a BMX legend, an X-Games gold medalist and a world record holder, but people in Barrington and East Providence are also remembering Kevin Robinson as a wonderful father and husband, a great …
Nearly 50 years later, Barrington resident learns she's an All-American
Margaret Kane earned a new title recently. The longtime Barrington resident discovered earlier this fall that she was an … Read More
St. Andrew's School expands post-grad program
St. Andrew's School in Barrington is now offering seven new courses in its expanded post-graduate curriculum. Included among the … Read More
Gallery: Barrington loses to LaSalle, 64-53
The Barrington High School boys basketball team dropped its season opener at home Friday night to Division-I La Salle, 64-53. Elijah … Read More
Barrington will offer flag football in addition to tackle
For the first time ever, Barrington Pop Warner will offer flag football. Members of the local league's board of directors voted … Read More
Barrington hockey team opens season with 8-2 win
The Barrington High School boys hockey team defeated East Greenwich, 8-2, in the league opener last weekend. East Greenwich scored … Read More
Barrington fencers tame 'Cobra' Challenge
Two girls from Barrington representing the Rhode Island Fencing Academy & Club made their mark at the Cobra Challenge Super Youth … Read More
Police Report
Barrington school warning: 'Sexting' on the rise
Officials in Barrington have recently seen an increase in "sexting" incidents among middle school students. Barrington Middle … Read More
Crews battle Barrington house fire
Firefighters from four towns were battling a house fire in Barrington late Wednesday night, Dec. 6.   Crews from Barrington, … Read More
Barrington resident's pleas for help answered
A Mathewson Lane resident in Barrington called police at about 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, after she heard someone screaming for … Read More
Dr. Ronald N. Mancini, 70, Tiverton Dr. Ronald N. Mancini passed away at his home on December 5, 2017. Ron was born on April 26, 1947 in Providence, RI to Camillo V. Mancini and Alyda (DeWilde) Mancini. Ron grew up in Barrington, RI …
Hugh B. Cameron, age 90, formerly of Barrington Hugh B. Cameron, age 90, died on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, at Hope Hospice and Palliative Care in Providence.  He was the husband of Nancy (Harris) Cameron of Lincoln; son of the late Hugh F. …
Robert P. Merlino, 86, of Barrington Robert P. Merlino, 86, of Blanding Avenue, died peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Anna J. (Arrigo) Merlino.  Born in Providence, a son of the late Charles and …
Leo Michael Curley, Jr., 66, formerly of Barrington Leo Michael Curley, Jr., 66, of Port Charlotte, Fla., came to the end of his journey on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 surrounded by love and peace at Englewood Community Hospital. Leo began his …

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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.