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Barrington police issued a warning to the Talbots store in the Barrington Shopping Center on Tuesday, Feb. 28, for violating the plastic bag ban. A resident stopped into the station and showed … more
A Barrington woman nearly got herself banned from the Starbucks in town last week.  According to police, the coffee shop's manager had called the police station on Monday, Jan. 23 and … more
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Bristol Police have arrested the man allegedly responsible for the death of a Bristol woman found in her home Friday evening. Raymond Paiva, 24, of 34 Sowams Road, has been charged with murder in … more
An off-duty Rhode Island State Police officer helped Barrington police apprehend two men who fired off a handgun in the middle of a residential neighborhood on Saturday afternoon, March … more
Warren is welcoming the new year with two new police officers. Bristol resident Mason Hinken, 23, graduated from the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy last Tuesday and has started 12 … more
Former Rhode Island House Finance Committee Chairman Raymond Gallison will be spending a minimum of two years in federal prison, under a plea agreement announced this morning by the U.S. Attorney's … more
Panhandling incidents have been up in Warren recently, and police early last Thursday arrested a particularly aggressive man who allegedly would not take ‘No’ for an answer. Robert Ivey, 46, … more
The 911 calls started streaming into the Barrington Police Department at about 8 p.m. on Saturday night, March 4.  Residents on Zephyr Lane and Fairfield Road in the north end of town told … more
A local man recently snapped a photo of a disturbing trend in Barrington — poop bags on poles. In an email to the Barrington Times, the resident wrote that he started noticing the … more
Concealed weapons would no longer be allowed on school grounds if the Bristol Town Council has its way. The council last Wednesday voted unanimously to support efforts to ban hidden guns from … more
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