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Old oak was a landmark on Nayatt Road

Burton Greifer estimates that the tree, a stately red oak that grew dangerously close to the northern edge of Nayatt Road, was 116 years old when a crew brought it down last month. The chainsaws …
A great season for BMS field hockey teams
Barrington field hockey enjoyed a stellar fall season. While the high school field hockey team won the state championship, … Read More
Thanksgiving Day game moved to Wednesday night
The annual Mt. Hope vs. Barrington Thanksgiving Day football game has been rescheduled to Wednesday night, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. The game … Read More
Longtime legislator entering race for Barrington Town Council
Barrington resident Joy Hearn announced Monday, Nov. 19, that she will run for the open seat on the Barrington Town Council.  A … Read More
A celebration of the small and profitable in Bristol
As small businesses across the country prepare for the holiday shopping frenzy this upcoming weekend, a number of local shops and … Read More
Barrington wildlife preserve opened for special walk
Walk off your Thanksgiving meal on Friday with a special invitation to stroll the Johannis Farm Wildlife Preserve on Friday, Nov. 23, … Read More
Four Barrington houses to receive historic plaques
The Barrington Preservation Society will hold its annual historic house plaque program and lecture on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 7 to 9 … Read More
Obituaries
Lynn A. Wojtyto, 62, Barrington Lynn A. (Piekarski) Wojtyto, 62, of Barrington, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 at Hope Hospice in Providence, surrounded by her family. She was the wife of James J. Wojtyto. She was born in …
Peter Ganner Fradley, 91, Westport Peter Ganner Fradley, a retired editorial writer for The Providence Journal, died in New Paltz, NY, on October 23, 2018, after a short illness due to complications from surgery. He was 91. He lived …
Sports
Eagles battle in state finals The Barrington High School girls volleyball team lost 3-2 to North Kingstown in the Division I state championship match on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 17, at Rhode Island College. Barrington dropped …
Coach: Eagles overcome pressure in semifinals Barrington High School girls volleyball coach Ron Enos said his team showed impressive mental toughness to battle back from a 2-1 deficit against LaSalle Academy in the Division I semifinals. The …
Barrington volleyball team defeats LaSalle in semifinals With a trip to the Division I finals resting in the balance, the Barrington High School girls volleyball team battled back to win the final two games against LaSalle Academy, and capture a 3-2 …
Barrington native selected All-Conference in field hockey Barrington native and Williams College senior Libby Dolan was recently named All-New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) First Team for field hockey. Libby is a forward for the …
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Opinion
Letter: In response to 'Higher taxes next year are in the making' To the editor: I'm sorry you are displeased with the election results, Tom. I hope my service to our town does prove you wrong and changes your mind. I agree with you that different voices are …
Letter: In showing respect, sometimes reality intervenes To the editor: I don’t blame the Marine veteran in Little Compton. His letter [Nov. 15, p6] expressed dismay that our Commander-in-Chief, while in France to commemorate Armistice Day, had to …
Editorial: ‘Oh, my back!’ - confronting disability fraud There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability …
Letter: In my father’s honor, veterans home needs help My late father, Sassio Michael Minutelli, served as the R.I. Permanent Advisory Council on House Veterans Affairs President Emeritus, in addition to many other positions in the State of Rhode Island …

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