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Fall River man charged with carrying a weapon while intoxicated

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. …
BHS Sports Roundup: Eagles defeat Huskies 15-1
The Barrington High School girls lacrosse team opened a 10-1 first half lead and rolled to a 15-1 win over Mt. Hope on Tuesday, April … Read More
BCWA pipeline fix could take months
The pipeline that supplies water to thousands of Barrington, Warren and Bristol residents is leaking nearly 300,000 gallons per day, … Read More
BHS's Somera is RIIL Female Student-Athlete of the Year
Barrington High School senior Maile Somera recently received the Honorable Monsignor Robert Newbold Scholarship Award as the RIIL … Read More
Stop & Shop stalemate continues
The stalemate between the parent company of Stop & Shop Supermarkets and five local unions of United Food & Commercial Workers in … Read More
What would $500,000 cut to Barrington schools look like?
Teaching positions, athletic teams and academic coaches would be eliminated if Barrington school officials were asked to cut an … Read More
Eagles undefeated after first four matches
Always a bridesmaid, never the bride.  That’s how head coach Marvin Gordon describes the past few years for the … Read More
Obituaries
John G. Conner, of Barrington John G. Conner, of Middle Highway, Barrington, died on Monday, March 29, 2019 at his home. John was born in Wheeling, W.Va. on Nov. 19, 1929, to Robert A. and Carolyn G. Conner. An accomplished …
Philip A. Anderson, of Barrington Phil Anderson died peacefully on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in the presence of his loving family. Phil’s family moved to Barrington in 1942, and he jokingly would say, “I never left …
Sports
Barrington soccer official inducted into hall of fame Barrington’s Willie Gempp, a permanent fixture in youth soccer in this town for a number of years, received the ultimate honor recently when he was inducted into the Soccer Rhode Island Hall of …
BHS Hall of Fame induction is Saturday Seven athletes, two teams, two coaches, an administrator and a contributor will be inducted in the Barrington High School's seventh Athletic Hall of Fame class this Saturday, April 13 at the Rhode …
Barrington boys tennis team enjoying strong start to season The Eagles are 3-0 after wins over South Kingstown, LaSalle and Smithfield to open the spring season. The Eagles dominated South Kingstown 7-0 on April 2 — James Bogdanovic won his match at …
BHS Sports Roundup: Softball team loses to Moses Brown Moses Brown scored six runs in the first inning and never looked back, crushing the Eagles 21-1 on Thursday, April 4.  Barrington scored its run in the first inning, but was unable to keep …
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Opinion
Editorial: Public-sector unions, take a bow (and then retire) Public-sector unions should step on stage, take a bow under thunderous applause, and exit stage left. Then they should leave for good. The unions have enjoyed a run of dominance more impressive …
Letter: Today’s high school students need financial literacy To the editor: Financial Literacy Month is April of each year. This year is a special year for Rhode Islanders! In 2003, the United States Senate declared April “Financial Literacy for …
Letter: In response to Peter Hewitt's letter on pro-choice To the editor:  Dear Peter: Back off!! I’m happy for you and your relationship with your God and religion, however, there’s a reason for separation of Church and State, so …
Letter: Why I consider myself 'pro-choice' To the editor: I write to present a different perspective from that presented in a recent Barrington Times.  As a family physician, I care for men, women, children and families throughout …

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