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Eagles run past Quakers, 35-6, in D-II opener

Bryan Ivatts scored three first half touchdowns and helped the Eagles defeat Moses Brown 35-6 in the Division II opener on Friday night, Sept. 17.  The Eagles senior running back scored on a …
Demolition begins at long-vacant Zion property in Barrington
Owners of the former Zion Bible College property have ordered the demolition of some buildings there.  According to Barrington … Read More
New committee focusing on Monastery property in Barrington
The Barrington Town Council has endorsed the creation of a committee which will make recommendations about what to do with the … Read More
Dozens compete in Barrington pickle ball tournament
A mixed doubles pickleball tournament was held at the Barrington Middle School on Wednesday, Sept. 8 from 6:30 to 10 … Read More
Gallery: First football game at the new EPHS stadium
EAST PROVIDENCE —  East Providence High School christened the athletics stadium Friday, Sept. 10, built as part of the new school … Read More
Eagles knock off defending state champs in season-opener
The Barrington High School field hockey team opened its season with an impressive 2-1 win over East Greenwich at home on Wednesday, … Read More
Eagles top Islanders in Injury Fund scrimmage
The Barrington High School football team used last Friday night’s Injury Fund game against Middletown as a controlled scrimmage. … Read More
Police Report
Remembering Officer Caputo: 'He’s going to be impossible to replace' Members of the Barrington Police Department say Sergeant Gino Caputo, who died Saturday, Sept. 11 after a five-week battle against Covid-19, was a great police officer, a great friend and a great …
Longtime Barrington Police officer dies after battle with Covid-19 The Barrington Police Department lost a veteran member of the force on Saturday morning. According to a press release from the department, Sergeant Gino Caputo, a 27-year veteran of the BPD, died …
East Bay Social
Lois Ann Fraser McCartney, 87, Barrington Beloved wife, sister, mother, and Nana, Lois Ann Fraser McCartney lost her battle with Alzheimer’s and passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021,  surrounded by her loving family. She was …
Joan Banisch, Barrington Joan Banisch née Beck died peacefully at Saint Elizabeth Greenhouse Home on September 15, 2021. She was born in Scranton, PA on December 28, 1930.  The eldest of three children born to …

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