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The Barrington High School girls indoor track team finished second at the Class A Championship meet on Saturday, Feb. 4.  The Eagles, paced by a strong all-around effort, scored points in 11 … more
The Barrington High School boys indoor track team crushed the competition at the Class B Championship meet on Saturday, Feb. 4. The Eagles scored 161 points, well ahead of second place Smithfield … more
BARRINGTON — Matt Raffa’s spinning jumper five feet from the cup with two seconds left was the winning bucket as Barrington High School edged visiting East Providence, 70-67, in a dynamic … more
PROVIDENCE — East Providence’s two freshmen state representatives received their committee assignments from Speaker of the House K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Dist. 23, Warwick) on Tuesday, Jan. … more
I have finally, at long last, figured out how to travel...from Providence to East Providence. My lifelong habit was to cross a little red bridge and voila! There I was, decade after … more
A dead body was discovered along the edge of the Barrington River on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 18. Barrington Police Chief Michael Correia said a deceased male under the age of 30 was found near … more
Thousands of fans packed the harbor walls at Alicante, Spain to view Charlie Enright and the 11th Hour Racing team sail against the competition in Leg 1 of the Ocean Race on Sunday. The first leg … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The controversial program of installing “red light” cameras at 10 busy intersections around East Providence received some “accidental” publicity … more
EAST PROVIDENCE -— The Providence Country Day School in city recently announced the honor roll of students from the first trimester of the 2022-23 term. High Honors Class of 2030: Maja … more
Charlie Enright’s 11th Hour Racing team placed second without their skipper due to testing positive for Covid, during the In-Port Race in Alicante, Spain on Sunday as the Ocean Race gets under … more
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