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It is not yet clear whether the damage caused by Tuesday's nor'easter will force a third day of canceled classes at Barrington Middle School. Officials called off classes for Wednesday after … more
Barrington Middle School students will have an extra day off from classes this week. While a nor'easter forced the closure of all schools across Barrington on Tuesday, March 14, a series of roof … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — No school in East Providence... The superintendent's office has officially canceled classes for Tuesday, March 14, in anticipation of heavy snow. Also, the school committee … more
Barrington Police Chief John LaCross is reminding residents to clear the snow from their sidewalks following the snowstorm. Town law states that any business or resident whose property has a … more
A longtime public servant in the East Bay passed away this week. David Bates, who served on a number of Barrington town boards before spending 22 years in the Rhode Island State Senate, died on … more
A year-long event designed to celebrate Barrington's 300th anniversary will kick off on Saturday, March 18 at a special preview party. The event, which will run from 4 to 6:30 p.m., is open to the … more
Former state Rep. Ray Gallison pleaded guilty to nine felony charges Thursday, and now faces the prospect of several years in federal prison. Chief Judge William Smith accepted Mr. gallison's plea … more
Barrington residents and town officials moved quickly to respond to an act of vandalism last week.  On Wednesday, March 1 someone noticed that a swastika had been burned into a Barrington … more
When voters approved a $17 million bond referendum last November, it included $2 million to build a new public marina to help curtail the long waiting list of boaters seeking a public place to tie up … more
Barrington residents' tax bills will hinge on a vote at the special financial town meeting on March 16. A yes vote will mean officials in town will be able to exceed the 4 percent tax cap — … more
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