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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 …
Finalists withdraw from Barrington High School principal search
Round two.  The Barrington School Department recently began a second search process for the next Barrington High School … Read More
Future coming into focus for Barrington schools
Next month, Barrington residents will get a glimpse of what local schools may look like in the future. Last month, the district … Read More
East Bay team wins lacrosse state championship
Three East Bay Lacrosse teams made it to the state championship finals games held at URI last weekend.  The East Bay Girls … Read More
Water authority board approves 4 percent rate hike
The Bristol County Water Authority board of directors approved a 4 percent rate increase for the fiscal year 2023. The rate … Read More
Barrington council member suspends re-election campaign
Barrington Town Council member Jacob Brier announced Wednesday, June 22, that he was suspending his re-election campaign, following … Read More
Photos: Illusion wins St. David’s Lighthouse division in Newport Bermuda Race
Illusion won the largest division in the race, St. David’s Lighthouse Division with 108 boats. Illusion, a Cal 40 owned by Sally … Read More
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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 …

Kids bike ride in Barrington will raise money for PMC

The Fraid Knots Pan Mass Challenge team will hold a special fund-raiser on June 22 — a kids bike ride. The event will take place on Fairway Drive in the Country Club plat neighborhood  in …

Farmers' market planned for this week, all summer in Barrington

Residents and non-residents alike can look forward to a new farmer’s market in Barrington this summer. The farmer’s markets will be held at St. John’s Church on Thursdays, June …
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Obituaries
John Galligan GALLIGAN, John "Jack" Donald, of Little Compton, RI, October 9th, 1932 – June 24th, 2022 Jack was born and raised in Washington DC, the eldest of three children of Donald and Mary (Flaherty
Eileen Malafronte Eileen (Furtado) Malafronte, 75, of Bristol, died peacefully at home after a year-long illness on June 21, 2022. She was the devoted wife of Ralph A. Malafronte for over 53 years. Born in Fall River
Linda Perry 65, of Asselin Street, Warren, died peacefully at the home of her sister Carol L. St. Angelo of Barrington on Friday June 24, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Daniel L
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Sports
Post 10 Seniors start 2022 Legion Baseball slate EAST PROVIDENCE — The ATC (Athletes Turn Champion) Training Facility/Riverside Post 10 Senior Division club opened up its 2022 Rhode Island American Legion Baseball League season last week a …
Barrington High School athlete is a national runner-up Barrington’s Asher Robbins captured second place in the Championship Division Hammer Throw at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals at the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday. Asher's throw was …
Charlie Enright captaining 11th Hour Racing's, "Mālama,"  finishes second in Newport-Bermuda Race Skipper Charlie Enright of Barrington, guided the IMOCA 60 Mālama,  from 11th Hour Racing across the finish line, almost eight and a half hours after first place finisher, Argo, which completed …
Barrington rowers win silver at youth nationals Barrington’s Maude Smith-Montross and Gianna Vigliotti won silver medals at the US Rowing Youth National Championships in Sarasota, Fla. earlier this month. Smith-Montross and Vigliotti, …
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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