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A town councilor wants Barrington to raise the minimum wage paid to some municipal employees. Jacob Brier said he plans to submit an amendment at the financial town meeting in May, calling for an … more
The Barrington High School LifeSmarts team won the national championship earlier this month. The team of five local students rolled through a field of talented competition during early rounds at … more
On Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the East Bay Prevention Coalitions and police departments of Bristol, Warren, Barrington and East Providence are participating in the U.S. Drug … more
When it comes to recycling, cleaner is better. Barrington Department of Public Works Director Alan Corvi said agencies are getting more particular about which recyclable items they will accept, … more
Barrington Police received a 911 call at 12:15 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, for an auto accident on County Road near the Barrington Congregational Church. Officers responded to the scene and found … more
A Riverside couple stopped into the Barrington Police station on Wednesday, April 10, to report a possible case of elderly exploitation. The husband and wife said they had been neighbors with a … more
A Barrington Police officer spotted a vehicle traveling on Sowams Road without its headlights on at about 2 a.m. on Tuesday, April 9. The officer ordered the vehicle over to the side of the road. … more
A Barrington Police officer ordered a vehicle over to the side of the road at about 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 8, after noticing that it had a taillight out. The officer approached the driver's … more
A Barrington resident called police on Thursday, April 11, after a baseball shattered the rear window of his car. The man was driving along County Road near Barrington High School when the … more
Barrington Police charged a 14-year-old Barrington boy with disorderly conduct-urination in public on Monday, April 8. Police said a library employee discovered a puddle of urine on the basement … more
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