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A 50-year-old Barrington man is facing multiple firearms charges after he was allegedly found in possession of a loaded “ghost gun” and a second unlicensed firearm.   On Monday, … more
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. … more
Congratulations are in order.   On Saturday afternoon, the Barrington High School boys indoor track team won the state championship. It was Barrington’s first-ever in boys track, and … more
The Barrington Fire Department is hoping a new off-road vehicle will help increase the success rate for emergencies that take place in remote sections of town.   Barrington Fire Chief … more
WPRI Channel 12 was first to  report a draft review on the status of the westbound section of the Washington Bridge written by an engineer hired to investigate the shuttered section paints a … more
The eastbound side of the Washington Bridge will be split into six lanes, three going in each direction, as a means of attempting to address the ongoing crisis created with the closure of the … more
Over the past few months, lifelong Barrington resident Abby Stein has been stripped of something so innate most people don’t think twice about it — her ability to see the world around … more
When student journalists at Amherst Regional High School in Massachusetts heard last spring that middle schoolers in their town were experiencing transphobic and homophobic bullying, they immediately … more
The following novels kept me enthralled. I couldn’t put them down — always the sign of a good read. So battle through the last of the winter weather by curling up with one of these. … more
The Department of Environmental Management (DEM)  announced spring programs scheduled to connect Rhode Islanders with our state’s beautiful natural resources. From vernal pool night to … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Back in the day, the approach of the end of February would signal the time for the Providence Newspaper Guild Follies – the bygone annual satiric sendup of the year in Rhode … more
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. … more
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 … more
The Barrington High School boys indoor track team highlighted a memorable season by winning the state championship on Saturday, Feb. 17.   It was the first-ever state title for a BHS boys … more
The Barrington Youth Basketball Association recently crowned its recreational league champions.   Tenacious D, coached by Todd St. Onge and Anna Slaybaugh, won the championship in the Girls … more
Barrington Police arrested three people on warrants last week. On Thursday, Feb. 8, police arrested Michelle E. Raduano, 60, of Medfield, Mass., on two warrants for fraudulent checks less than … more
The Barrington Charter Review Commission is recommending a series of changes to the town charter, including one that would eliminate the annual Financial Town Meeting and another that would make … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
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 … more
To the editor: Last year the Barrington Town Council approved the spending of $69,750 to Traverse Landscape Architects for an “Athletic Fields Condition and Needs Analysis.”   … more
In the January 25, 2024 Shorelines Opinion Section, Mr. Clay Commons offers examples to show how well our economy is functioning and requests countering information. He explicitly states … more
Last year, more than 5,500 people arrived at the big brown doors in front of the Peck Center building looking for help.   And each time, Tap-In answered the call.   Tap-In (Touch … more
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