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Slow down — state aims to make Barrington road safer

The State Traffic Commission recently approved a series of safety upgrades for one Barrington road. According to a press release from the Barrington Police Department, the State Traffic …
Budgets continue to grow in Barrington
In 2013, gas cost about $3.60 per gallon, a dozen eggs cost about $2, and the combined school and municipal budgets in Barrington … Read More
Eagles race to Class B Championship
Postseason championships continue to pile up for the Barrington High School boys outdoor track team.   On Sunday, May 19, … Read More
How will the FTM votes impact Barrington tax bills?
Here is the good news: The tax rate in Barrington is dropping from $20.30 per $1,000 of assessed property value to $14.75. … Read More
Barrington taxpayers vote yes to housing development, $5M fields bond and more
Yes to the monastery development. Yes to the $5 million bond for athletic fields. Yes to the school and municipal budgets totaling … Read More
Barrington teenager facing multiple charges following investigation
On Friday, May 17, Barrington Police charged a 17-year-old Barrington girl with seven counts of receiving stolen goods, three counts … Read More
Barrington High School sailing team finishes seventh at nationals
The Barrington High School sailing team finished seventh at the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) for the Founder’s Trophy, … 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
Manuel Braga Manuel Braga, 87, of Pearse Avenue, passed away on May 21, 2024, at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of the late Maria Eduarda (Sousa) Braga. Born in Villa Franca do Campo, São Miguel, Azor
Ann Leary Ann Marie Leary, of Tiverton, RI, passed away at home on Friday, May 17th, 2024. She was the loving mother of Jessica (Daniel) Jackson of Middleboro, MA, and Dr. Joshua Morimoto of Cambridge, MA, and
Cecilia Perry (August 9, 1936 – May 16, 2024)|Cecilia ("Cece") Carolyn Perry, 87, a long-time resident of Bristol passed away peacefully on May 16, 2024. Cece was born (as a twin to sister Emily) on August 9,
Sports
Eagles wrap up regular season with 18-2 win Quinn Murphy belted a three-run homer in the first inning as Barrington swept its season series from Mount St. Charles by coasting to an 18-2 victory on Tuesday, May 21. The Eagles (15-3) …
Barrington volleyball team picks up wins over Wizards and Bulldogs On Tuesday, May 14, the Barrington High School boys volleyball team celebrated Senior Night with a sweep of West Warwick, 3-0. The scores were 25-23, 25-18, 25-10.   Cam Kelley led the …
Eagles open early lead and roll to 18-7 win over Portsmouth Colin Hope scored six goals and Jake Ignall tallied five as the Barrington High School boys lacrosse team defeated Portsmouth 18-7 on Thursday, May 16.   Barrington took a 6-1 lead in the …
Barrington High School sailing team qualifies for nationals The Barrington High School sailing team finished fifth at the NESSA Team Racing Championship (President’s Trophy) regatta earlier this month and earned a spot at nationals. The strong …
Opinion
Please vote to approve the fields bond

If Barrington’s athletic fields are important to you, I encourage you to attend the Financial Town Meeting (FTM) on Wednesday, May 22 at Barrington High School. The FTM is your opportunity …

Letter: Vote ‘Yes’ to the monastery plan

To the editor: I am writing to encourage residents to attend the upcoming financial town meeting and ask that you vote "yes" to the new monastery plan. This plan has taken two years, multiple …

Letter: Don’t expect Watson to weather the coming storm

To the editor: As Barrington prepares itself to vote for the most up-to-date 25 Watson Ave. plans, a view of the current rhythm of the location and its surrounding and updates from other Rhode …

Letter: Solving the field space issue with existing resources

To the editor: There has been a great deal of talk around the Town of Barrington about a lack of field space for youth, on the one hand, and what to do with the monastery property on the other …

Letter: Vote yes to finally move forward on Watson

To the editor: After three years of an extensive public process, the time has come to move forward on 25 Watson, the former monastery. Three years ago, FTM voters relied upon the stated purposes …

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