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Volunteers needed for Earth Day cleanup in Barrington

People are invited to join Barrington’s “Keep Rhode Island Litter Free” effort on Earth Day.   Volunteers should meet in front of Town Hall on Monday, April 22 for on-site …
A long-range vision for housing and open space in Barrington
Matthew Heffner has framed a poignant discussion for Barrington, and he’s brought together four very knowledgable people to start … Read More
Rate decrease coming for Barrington’s community electricity program
Electricity supply prices will decrease dramatically this summer for people enrolled in the Barrington Community Electricity program. … Read More
Third westbound lane on bridge opens April 20
A third lane of travel westbound on the east portion of the Washington Bridge will be available to drivers as of Saturday, April 20. … Read More
Eagles improve to 5-1 in D-II standings after 10-2 win over Ponaganset
The Barrington High School baseball team bounced back into the win column on Wednesday afternoon, April 17. The Eagles defeated … Read More
Rebels outscore Eagles, 17-15, in softball
Barrington lost to South Kingstown 17-15 on Monday, April 15. Barrington led 4-2 after four innings but South Kingstown scored … Read More
Barrington girls track team remains undefeated
The Barrington High School girls track team pushed its record to 7-0 following lopsided wins over Middletown (127-27), Rogers … Read More
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Third dead dog washes up on a Barrington beach A dead dog washed up on the shore at Barrington Beach on Monday, April 8. This was the third time a dead dog has washed up on a local beach in the last few weeks. Barrington Police said they are …
No cheese please — Barrington kids nabbed for tossing slices of cheese at cars Barrington Police responded to New Meadow Road at about 8 p.m. on. Saturday, March 30, after receiving a report of children throwing cheese at passing vehicles. A motorist told police she was …
East Bay Social
Patricia Nugent Trish Nugent, 80, a 50-year resident of Barrington, passed peacefully at home after an extended and valiant battle with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack
Joan Serbst Joan M. (Wolowiec) Serbst, 84, was reunited with her husband on Friday, April 12, 2024. She was the devoted wife of the late Gerald F. Serbst for 57 years before his passing in March of this year. B

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