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Barrington begins allowing liquor sales on public property

Picture this: The rear entrance to Barrington Town Hall has been transformed into a beer garden. Servers from local breweries pour cups of beer while customers line up near the electric car charging …
Friday block parties offer summer fun in Barrington
The idea was a simple one: Create a fun, community event where people can gather, have something to eat and drink, and enjoy some … Read More
After 5 decades in journalism, Bruce Burdett's hanging up his notebook
When Bruce Burdett first arrived in Bristol to start his new job at East Bay Newspapers in the mid-’70s, he was just two years out … Read More
Photos: Riverside vs. Barrington in District 2 finals
The Barrington Majors Division All-Star team is playing against Riverside in the District 2 finals. The two teams played the first … Read More
All-Star championship game suspended for darkness
Four days, two games, a rain-out, a game suspended by darkness, and a trip to the state tournament hanging in the balance. Welcome … Read More
Barrington Juniors win District 2 championship
The Barrington Junior Divisions All-Star baseball team defeated Pineview to capture the District 2 Championship on Sunday night, July … Read More
Barrington Majors All-Stars advance to District 2 finals
The Barrington Majors Division All-Star baseball team will play against Riverside in the District 2 finals on Saturday. Barrington … Read More
Police Report
Barrington police investigate alleged sexual assault on RIPTA bus Barrington Police investigated a sexual assault that allegedly occurred on a RIPTA bus on Tuesday, July 6. A Providence woman stopped into the police station at about 5 p.m. to report the incident …
Barrington police charge Riverside man with assault, trespassing, and more Barrington Police arrested a Riverside resident after an alleged incident at a Barrington home. Police charged Paul A. Fournier, 33, of Riverside, with simple assault or battery, willful trespass, …
East Bay Social
Mark I. Gitlin, 65, of Barrington Mark I. Gitlin, of Barrington, R.I., age 65, passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Marilynn (Stiman) Gitlin, to whom he was married for …
Mary F. Kutcher Mary F. Kutcher passed away peacefully at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol, R.I., on July 19. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel J. Kutcher. She is survived by children, Jan …

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