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Barrington High School swim teams prepare for states

Both Barrington High School swim teams finished third at their respective Division I championship meets last weekend. Next up for the BHS swim teams are the state championship meets on Saturday, …
Revised bike path bridge plans call for fishing access
Revised plans for the new East Bay Bike Path bridges include two new public fishing spots — one on the Barrington River and the … Read More
‘We still have our goal in front of us’
The goal remains the same.   Despite an early exit from the Division I tournament, the Barrington High School boys basketball … Read More
Battle-tested Barrington grinds out win over Falcons
The Barrington High School girls basketball team won its quarterfinal playoff game on Tuesday, Feb. 27, defeating Cranston West 61-50, … Read More
Record sale price for Adams Point Road home in Barrington
The recent sale of a home on Adams Point Road marked the highest sale in Barrington so far this year.   According to a press … Read More
Barrington High School debate team soars at recent tournament
The Barrington High School debate team concluded its regular season with a tournament at Mt. Hope High School recently.   The … Read More
Portsmouth stuns Barrington, 79-61, in D-1 quarterfinals
BARRINGTON — They kicked off into high gear and never looked back. The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity basketball team … Read More
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‘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.

11th Hour Racing to celebrate Ocean Race victory this Friday

The first American team to ever win Ocean Race will hoist the cup in Newport on Friday, and all are invited.
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Obituaries
Edward Almeida Edward Harold Almeida, Jr., age 69, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly February 20, 2024, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Ed "Butch" was born in Fall River, Massachus
William Carroll 96, of Riverside, passed away peacefully on January 28, 2024 at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara H. (Kinsella) Carroll. Born in C
Irene Ackerman Irene Ann Ackerman, 85, of Roosevelt Drive, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2024, at Dawn Hill Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of Frank Edward Ackerman. Born in Warren, Rhode Island,
Sports
Eagles battle at state wrestling tournament Matthew Zimmerman and James Rocco paced the Barrington High School wrestling team at the state championship wrestling tournament last weekend.   Zimmerman, competing in the 215-pound weight …
Photos and quotes: State track championship 'felt unreal' Some members of the Barrington High School boys indoor track team recently shared their thoughts about winning the state championship. The title was the first for the BHS boys track program. …
Barrington girls finish seventh at state championship track meet Helena Hyde finished second in the high jump and helped the Barrington High School girls indoor track team earn a seventh-place finish at the state track championship meet on Saturday, Feb. 17. …
Barrington finishes third at gymnastics state meet The Barrington High School gymnastics team scored 137.45 points and finished third in the state championship meet on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Rhode Island College.   The Warwick Co-op team won …
Opinion
Letter: Want a dictator? Be careful what you wish for

We have seen ordinary Americans say on camera that we need Donald Trump to be a dictator, because “America needs a dictator now.” Presumably, they feel that a dictator will be able …

Letter: Opposed to the Chianese turf proposal

At the Feb. 5 Barrington Town Council Meeting, Town Council Vice President Robert Humm presented his plan to upgrade the athletic fields in Barrington. He cited as …

Letter: For those who doubt climate change

For those who doubt climate change: In my back yard I have a Winterberry bush that has beautiful red berries from late Fall through the Winter. I also have pine trees. Every Fall …

Letter: Chianese neighborhood growing weary

To the editor: Councilor Robert Humm is zeroing in on lower Chianese field, a capped landfill, with a proposal at the Town Council meeting on Feb. 5 for a synthetic turf field with lights to …

Letters: Two letters can make a big difference

To the editor: Words matter, and a two letter suffix can be the difference between description and this newly understood concept of “othering.” Elder is a word that invokes a …

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