Ever-Ready team wins water battle after 22-year drought

After a 22-year drought the Ever-Ready Engine and Hose Co. won the coveted water battle at the 88th annual Bristol Firemen’s Muster on Sunday. The Ever Readys hadn’t won the event since 1996. The …
Barrington police called for drained pool
A Governor Bradford Drive resident in Barrington contacted police on Saturday morning, July 14, after he noticed that his neighbor's … Read More
Warren racer wins big at Seekonk
Warren resident Lenny Sousa recently celebrated his 65th birthday in style, overcoming a crash a week earlier to win the Pure Stock … Read More
Yankee Magazine celebrates Westport farm coast
Growing up in Tiverton, Yankee Magazine’s Marketing Director Kate Weeks is well aware of the effortless appeal of New England’s … Read More
Barrington now accepting old mattresses
Looking to get rid of an old mattress? The town can help. The Town of Barrington recently began participating in a mattress … Read More
RWU Comes Together to Mourn and Remember Donald J. Farish
The Farish family welcomes the Roger William’s community this Thursday to remember the late President Donald J. Farish one last time … Read More
Water authority pays off pipeline bond
The Bristol County Water Authority recently announced it had made the final payment of the $18 million in bonds that were purchased to … Read More
Bristol celebrates Black Ships Festival
The Gendo Taiko and Shindaiko drummers and 12DC street dance team performed in front of a large crowd under the Herreshoff Museum … Read More
Barrington residents plan fund-raiser for 3-year-old girl
Lily Beauregard wants to talk about the octopus outside on her front porch. Or maybe it was a ghost.  Three-year-old Lily said … Read More
Westport Conservation Committee approves CVE solar project
Westport residents voicing their opinions against CVE's solar project could be fighting an uphill battle as the conservation committee … Read More
Obituaries
Roger Wells Spence, 76, of Las Vegas, Nev. and formerly of Barrington

Roger Wells Spence, age 76, of Las Vegas, Nev. and formerly of Barrington, RI, and Rockport, Texas, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at his home in Las Vegas, Nev. Mr. Spence was a …

James J. Welch, of Bristol

Clarice L. Flannery, 90, of Bristol

Opinion
Letter: Barrington’s 'Loyal Son' To the editor: Whenever we write or speak about Barrington’s history or any history for that matter, there’s always the story and the story behind the story. People who recount this …
Letter: Concern over chemical spraying on bike path To the editor: As a “frequent flyer” on the East Bay Bike Path, I was horrified to see chemical application signs popping up on the bike trail a few weeks ago. After several phone …
Letter: Is it time for Barrington taxpayers to rebel? To the editor: There are many wealthy people living in Barrington, with some seeking a private school experience that affects the finances of our public schools.   And now the town is …
Sports
Barrington Juniors team wins District II title The Barrington Juniors Division All-Star team defeated Pineview 8-3 in a winner-take-all District II championship game on Monday night, July 16. Sam Faulkner pitched 6 and one-third innings, …
Barrington All-Stars roll past Middletown 11-1 The Barrington Little League Majors 10U All-Star team overpowered Middletown 11-1 in the District II finals on Sunday night, July 15.  Barrington's Jack Marley limited Middletown batters to …
Two Barrington All-Star teams advance to states Two Barrington Little League All-Star teams advanced to states after wlnning District II championships on Sunday night, July 15. Barrington's 12U Majors Division team defeated Tiverton 6-1 in the …

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