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Barrington Education Foundation continues to make a difference

Barrington Education Foundation’s annual Giving Drive is underway.   Since its inception in 1992, Barrington Education Foundation, a volunteer-driven non-profit organization, has …
D.C. trip gets a boost from Pasta Night at middle school
Barrington Middle School recently held Pasta Night — an event that raised money for the upcoming eighth grade overnight trip to … Read More
Sowams Heritage Area talks generate significant interest
More than 130 people attended the Community Conversations presented by the Sowams Heritage Area Project in Bristol and Seekonk … 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
Barrington High School baseball team outscores Tiverton 12-1
Barrington improved to 4-0 in the division after defeating Tiverton 12-1 on Wednesday afternoon, April 10, at Tiverton.   For … Read More
A cup of coffee and some healthy conversation
They stand on different sides of the political aisle, but on Friday they met for coffee.   Lisa Daft, a former member of the … Read More
Track surface joins list of failing athletic facilities at Barrington High School
Just how bad is the condition of the Barrington High School track oval? Near the long jump, pole vault and high jump approaches, … 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
Martha Fuller Martha MacLeish Fuller, of Somerville, MA, and Prudence Island, RI, died on April 10, 2024, after an extended attempt to coexist with colon and pancreatic cancer. She was the daughter of Kenneth Mac
Frederick Lovell Frederick "Maurice" Lovell, age 94, passed away surrounded by his family, at 8pm sharp on Tuesday, April 9, 2024 in AdviniaCare Southpointe, Fall River. He was the husband of the late Pamela (Jeans) L
Lawrence Krause III Lawrence Matthew Krause III, 48, of Putnam, CT, formerly of Bristol, RI, died unexpectedly, April 6, 2024 at home. Born in Newport, he was a son of Lawrence M. Jr, and Susanne (Stafford) Krause of Bri
Sports
RIDEM stock ponds in anticipation of 2024 trout season A rite of spring as much as any other, Opening Day of the 2024 trout season is set for Saturday, April 13, and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has stocked more than 100 …
Senior-heavy BHS volleyball team attacking from all over the court The expectations are high for the Barrington High School boys volleyball team this year.   BHS Coach Christian Lambert said the Eagles are an experienced, senior-heavy team team. Last year, …
Barrington girls lacrosse falls to 1-1 after loss to Portsmouth The Barrington High School girls lacrosse team lost to Portsmouth 12-7 on Thursday, April 4 and dropped to 1-1 in the division.   Anna Lombardi led the Eagles with two goals and six draw …
BHS baseball team defeats Middletown and St. Raphael's The Barrington High School baseball team knocked off St. Raphael’s Academy 10-2 on Monday night, April 8, and improved to 3-0 in the division. The victory over the Saints followed a …
Opinion
Letter: You do not have to be brave to donate blood

To the editor: The other day I was thinking about my recent visit to the RI Blood Center. It might seem surprising, but my thoughts focused on regret and embarrassment. I am approaching 70 and …

Letters: All flagged out in Barrington

To the editor: Support for various social causes, as meritorious as it might be, is fraught with the same difficulties as support for political agendas. Namely, it is inevitably divisive. The …

Letter: Barrington revaluation impact — average increase is 45 percent

To the editor: In the April 3 edition of the Barrington Times there was an article about the new property tax assessments . The article included the percent increase for a random sampling of …

Letter: The BUVC did so much for Barrington

To the editor: How sad Town Councilors have no respect for Barrington Veterans. The Barrington United Veterans Council (BUVC) will no longer support or be affiliated with a local town government …

Letter: Concerns about the Mt. Hope Bridge

The failure of the Washington Street Bridge has been extensively reported. It seems there may also be reasons to raise questions about the Mt. Hope Bridge.

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