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Photos: Barrington All-Stars power past Middletown

The Barrington Minors Division All-Star softball team defeated Middletown 38-0 in a District II tournament opener on Tuesday night in Barrington. In the top of the first inning, Middletown's …
Barrington police: Teens broke into vacant house, partied
Two teenagers are facing charges after they allegedly broke into a Barrington home and partied there while the residents were away on … Read More
What was that boat on stilts doing?
PORTSMOUTH — The curious-looking water vessel that turned some heads during its stay in the Sakonnet River a couple of weeks ago was … Read More
Large crowd turns out for kids bike ride in Barrington
It was fun, and it was a fund-raiser. The annual Fraid Knots Kids Bike Ride took place late last month, and drew a large crowd of … Read More
Video: Barrington residents haul in huge swordfish
Barrington residents Joe Lombardi and his sons Joey and Michael reeled in a 650-pound swordfish last weekend. Lombardi and his … Read More
Barrington girls top Newport 10-5 in must-win game
The Barrington Majors Division All-Star softball team knocked off Newport 10-5 in a must-win District II tournament game at Braga Park … Read More
Barrington Police searching for American flag thief
Barrington Police are searching for a man who stole an American flag from the front porch of a County Road home on Thursday, June … Read More
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Barrington summer concert series begins Sunday at park

The Barrington Summer Concert Series sponsored by BankNewport, a free series of performances, is on Sundays this summer at Latham Park. The first concert on July 10 features Neal and the …

Fireworks will light up the East Bay sky this holiday weekend

There are four planned fireworks shows taking place this Sunday and Monday, July 3 and 4, in the East Bay region. Bristol The Bristol Fourth of July Fireworks Display is scheduled for Sunday, …

Nomadic Cultural Festival is Saturday in Barrington

Apple Blossom Preschool in Barrington will be hosting the second annual Nomadic Cultural Festival this Saturday, June 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival is a fun and educational event that …
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Obituaries
Paul D'Amico Paul A. D'Amico Sr, LtC Army Retired Paul A D'Amico Sr, 85, passed away on July 3, 2022. He was the loving husband of Ann C. D'Amico (née Calderiso) for almost 63 years. A long time resident of
George Crowther George J. Crowther (77) passed away peacefully at Village House Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Newport, RI on July 1, 2022, after a long illness. He was born to George and Evelyn (Gagnon) Crowth
Joseph Rioux Sr. Joseph D. "Huggy Bear" Rioux Sr., 46, of Warren, went home to be with the Lord, our Heavenly Father, Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the Miriam Hospital, Providence from necrotizing fasciitis. He was
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Sports
Barrington loses to Tiverton, forced into re-match with Newport The Barrington Majors Division All-Star softball team struggled to score runs against a tough Tiverton team on Wednesday night, June 29, losing 10-0.  The loss dropped Barrington into an …
Barrington native plays a key role for URI Women’s Crew When Julia Fortin was at Barrington High School, her primary sports were volleyball and basketball. In fact she was a member of the Eagles volleyball team that captured the 2016 state …
Barrington bounced from Majors All-Star bracket The Barrington Little League Majors Division All-Star baseball team lost to East Providence in the first round of the District 2 tournament on Saturday night, and was eliminated on Sunday night after …
PWC celebrates minors division softball championship Team PWC defeated Team Navigant 8-4 to capture the Barrington Little League softball minors division championship recently. The game was played before a large crowd at Haines Park. Ava Lucas …
Opinion
Letter: An open letter to Ted Cruz of Texas

Thanks to you, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, we have the solution to school safety.  One single entrance with an armed guard at his/her post. Well, by golly, this idea requires a closer …

Letter: So glad we live in this community

My husband Miguel and I had the opportunity and the honor to talk to the eighth-graders and then the seventh-graders about our experience in the Holocaust. We were so impressed with the attentiveness …

Letter: Cannabis chaos!

To the editor: I disagree, very strongly, with the lead editorial in the Barrington Times of June the 8th. A representative democracy is a form of government in which the people elect officials …

Letter: End this archaic and inhumane trade

To the editor: Every year, the fur trade is responsible for the deaths of more than 100 million foxes, mink, raccoon, dogs, chinchillas and rabbits simply for fashion. The vast majority of these …

Letter: Senator's vote the epitome of environmental racism

To the editor: State Senator Cindy Coyne's vote "Yes" last week in the RI Senate, on "S 2788," to allow unregulated dirty plastic waste incinerators, (aka "Pyrolysis"), in South Providence is …

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