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School Committee says yes to new Victory Field athletic complex

Barrington High School is getting a new Victory Field athletic complex. During a meeting on Thursday night, July 18, members of the Barrington School Committee voted 5-0 to renovate the stadium …
What does the future hold for Barrington's Victory Field?
Members of the School Committee are expected to discuss the future of Victory Field when they meet tonight, Thursday, July 18.  The … Read More
Barrington All Stars fall one game short of trip to states
The Barrington Little League Majors 12U All Star baseball team came up one win short of a trip to the state tournament.   … Read More
More hands needed at the farm
Wildflowers fill the patch of ground just beyond the solar panels.   Pale blues, bright yellows, deep pinks and what seems like … Read More
Barrington softball team preps for Senior League regionals
A team from Barrington will play for a chance to compete in the Senior League World Series. The Barrington Little League Senior … Read More
Should Barrington ban non-resident parking at beach on weekends, holidays?
Carl Kustell is concerned about a potential parking problem at Barrington Beach.   The Barrington Town Council President said he … Read More
Barrington Police increasing patrols at bird sanctuary on Wampanoag Trail
Planning a walk at the Osamequin Nature Preserve? Do not be surprised if you see a police drone flying overhead.   Barrington … Read More
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Barrington's arts festival and community fair moving to Town Hall grounds

The Barrington Arts Festival and Community Fair will be held on Sunday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Barrington Town Hall.   The Arts Festival will features dozens of artists and …

‘Amadeus’ takes to the stage at Portsmouth High

PORTSMOUTH — Before it became a hit movie in 1984, the fictional story of the rivalry between court composer Antonio Salieri and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the late 18th century was told on the …

Don’t miss the 15th (and final) Finish for a Guinness 5K

Lace up your racing shoes and do some calf stretches, because it’s time for the 15th Annual Finish for a Guinness 5K race, taking place on Sunday, Sept. 3 in Warren.
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Obituaries
Catherine Martin Katie Martin|Our beloved Catherine "Katie" Ruth Martin,48, passed away peacefully on May 24, at home with her friends and family by her side after a long illness. Katie was born on November 21, 1
Nancy Martin Memorial Service for Nancy Martin|A memorial service to celebrate the life of Nancy Martin will be held at Barrington Congregational Church on August 17, 2024 at 10:00 am. A luncheon reception at the...
Joann Andos Bristol|Joann Hooker Andos, retired New York City schoolteacher, intrepid traveler, sports nut, master seamstress, talented gardener, fan of ferries and tugboats, diligent letter writer and thirty-fou
Sports
Post 10 Seniors sweep Pawtucket for first two wins of 2024 season It's been an admittedly unsatisfying start to the 2024 Rhode Island American Baseball League season for the Riverside Post 10 Senior Division club. The locals, however, are hoping to turn around …
Barrington rower helps U.S. team win gold in the Netherlands Barrington’s Ava Tine and her teammates on the US Women’s Eight boat won first place in the FISU 2024 World University games. Tine is an alum of the East Bay Rowing club, and after …
Barrington advances in Ron Silva All Star baseball tournament Barrington opened the Ron Silva All Star baseball tournament with a 5-2 win over Bristol on Tuesday, July 9, at Veterans Memorial Park in Bristol.   Bristol jumped out to a 2-0 lead over …
Post 10 Juniors pop South Kingstown, win fifth in a row The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division squad, sponsored by the ATC (Athletes Turn Champion) Training Facility, returned to Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League action after the July Fourth …
Opinion
Letter: Who They are

To the editor: The Barrington DEI Committee, henceforth referred to as B-DEI, has shown another documentary in their film series. To nobody's surprise, it was another America-hating, divisive …

Letter: Separation of faith and state: Elections

To the editor: Our government exists only to serve us-per our founders. It serves us through agents chosen by voters every few years, acting on our behalf. So, an election, by definition, is an …

Letter: Disappointed about guest speaker’s canceled visit

To the editor: I was very disappointed to learn that a Barrington School Committee member censored Betsy Brenner’s recent scheduled discussion with BHS students about her courageous fight …

Letter: Being offered worst possible choices needs to end

To the editor: If we continue to be the leading nation of the world, then certainly our politicians are the most powerful people in civil discourse.   Then how is it one party kowtows …

Letter: The Biden ‘catastrophe’: new jobs, low unemployment

To the editor: Nikki Haley has called Trump, among other things, “unhinged,” but has said she will support him because Biden has been a “catastrophe.” Friday, it was …

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