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Barrington DPW union says it is part of 'town team'

A dispute over a potential charter change continued this month between Barrington Department of Public Works union leaders and Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha. Union representatives Carlos …
Fun is the focus of first-year flag football league in Barrington
On Sunday morning, the fields behind the Barrington High School tennis courts were filled with Panthers and Bears, and Raiders and … Read More
Bishop visits Barrington for special Mass
On Sunday, Sept. 16, Father TJ Varghese was installed as pastor of St. Luke's Church by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, leader of the Catholic … Read More
RIDOT closing a portion of I-195 in East Providence overnight
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of temporary overnight highway … Read More
Following loss in primary, Chung vows to support Cassar
Barrington resident John Chung lost to Liana Cassar in a Democratic primary on Wednesday, Sept. 12, but will be voting for her in the … Read More
Eagles defeat Rams, tie Skippers in field hockey
The Barrington High School field hockey team is 1-0-1 after its first two games of the season — the Eagles defeated LaSalle 4-1 … Read More
Barrington band 'The Development' releases debut album
The Development, a teen band based in Barrington, released its first album, called “1745” on Sept. 7. Band members include … Read More
Obituaries
Robert J. 'Bob' Hoder, of Barrington Robert J. “Bob" Hoder passed away Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, at his home in  Barrington. He was married to Janet (Huddlestone) Hoder of Yorkshire, England for 51 years, and was the father of …
Michael J. Damiani, 63, Riverside Michael J. Damiani, 63, of Willett Avenue, Riverside, died unexpectedly on September 8, 2018. He was the beloved husband and perfect counterpart …
Services set for Matthew M. Harris, 38, of Warren Matthew Marcellus Harris, 38, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. He was a beloved son of Larry Harris of Springfield, MA, Retha Flack of Hagerstown, MD and LuAnn Harris of Warren. …
Sports
Barrington girls tennis team faces new challenges A year ago, the Barrington High School girls tennis team celebrated a stellar season — finishing second in the state behind LaSalle Academy.  Barrington coach Betsy Brenner said she …
Barrington boys cross country team boasts plenty of talent All summer long, the Barrington High School boys cross country team trained.  Six days a week, the boys met at the high school at 7 a.m. and set out on training runs. Some days eight or nine …
Barrington field hockey coach excited about 'super special group' A talented group of seniors will lead the Barrington High School field hockey team this fall.  Coach Holly Morris said this year's seniors have worked very hard and despite experiencing …
Gatorade Player of the Year leads Eagles into new season The Barrington High School girls volleyball team graduated 11 players from last year's squad, and enters this season with only 11 players on its roster. "We have a smaller team this year with only …
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Opinion
Column — A lesson in what's fair During the summer of 1961, I was required to read four novels from an approved list and to write a book report on each of them, to be handed in on the first day of my senior year advance placement …
Letter: Political donations are no different than bribes Money is the root all of evil. That statement is never truer than in Rhode Island politics. You can call corporate donations “Pay to Play” or “Corporate Influence” or …
Editorial: An ugly side of politics The election season is still in its infancy, but already we’ve seen a nastiness that has not been part of local politics in many years. Like layers of an onion, we could peel down through the …
Letter: I never liked 'gentlemen's agreement' To the editor: I was amused to see myself quoted in the Aug. 29 Barrington Times regarding yard signs. The quote suggested that I was interested in abiding by the so-called …

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