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Senior class of 50 graduates from St. Mary Academy-Bay View

St. Mary Academy-Bay View celebrated its 148th commencement as 50 young women from across Rhode Island and Southeast Massachusetts received their diplomas as members of the Class of 2024 at the …
Barrington voters may face two field questions this fall
Voters in November will determine whether to install a synthetic turf athletic field at Barrington Middle School. Members of the … Read More
Northeast Amateur Invitational tees off with typical flare
EAST PROVIDENCE — The 62nd Northeast Amateur Invitational Golf Tournament, set for June 19-22 at Wannamoisett Country Club in … Read More
Rotary Club of Warren-Barrington facing potential closure
The Rotary Club of Warren-Barrington is seeking new members to lead the organization. And there is a June 30 deadline to finding those … Read More
Seven Barrington Scouts earn their Eagle rank
Barrington Boy Scouts Troop 2 held a special ceremony recently, recognizing seven young men who earned their Eagle Scout rank this … Read More
Barrington extends contract with resilience planning consultant
Members of the Barrington Town Council voted unanimously to extend the contract with resilience planning consultant Karlo Berger. … Read More
Post 10 squads ready for start of 2024 Legion Baseball league slates
EAST PROVIDENCE — The respective Riverside Post 10 teams, sponsored in part by the ATC (Athletes turned Champion) performance center … Read More
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Barrington's arts festival and community fair moving to Town Hall grounds

The Barrington Arts Festival and Community Fair will be held on Sunday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Barrington Town Hall.   The Arts Festival will features dozens of artists and …

‘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.
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Obituaries
Paul Borges Bristol|Paul Vincent Borges, 77, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2024, at Rhode Island Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Marie (Benevides) Borges for
Frank Joslin III Frank R. "Richard" Joslin, III, 68, of Portsmouth, RI, formerly of Tiverton, RI, passed away on June 11, 2024 in the Charlton Memorial Hospital. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Fra
Justin Perry Justin Perry, 50, of Minneapolis, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at his residence. Born in Providence, RI, he grew up in Warren, RI. He was the beloved son of Bernadette Perry
Sports
New MetLinks officially opens for play on June 27 EAST PROVIDENCE — MetLinks, the nine-hole re-envisioned former front side of the defunct Metacomet Country Club, will officially open to the public on Thursday, June 27. The first tee time …
Eagles compete at New England Track and Field Championship Members of the Barrington High School boys outdoor track team brought home three top-six finishes at the New England Championships on Saturday, June 8. The event was held at the University of New …
BHS volleyball: A state championship four years in the making Four years ago, the Barrington High School boys volleyball team went 1-15.   The team’s roster featured a group of freshmen still very new to the sport. Athletic, intelligent and …
State Champs! Barrington volleyball team wins title The Barrington High School boys volleyball team defeated Cranston West 3-1 to capture the Division II state championship on Friday night, June 7, at Rhode Island College. Barrington dropped the …
Opinion
Letter: Let's come together, despite our differences

To the editor: I'm writing to express my concern about the growing political division in our community and its impact on our ability to address important issues.   In recent years, …

Letter: It would be nice to get a tax rate freeze

To the editor: We would like to echo Joe Collins’s suggestions about freezing the tax rate for people who are above 65 years of age. We have supported this town through our taxes for over …

Letter: A championship season

To the editor: In the spring of 2021, I was walking off a baseball field with my son, he had just finished senior league practice.   During that walk he told me he wanted to play volleyball …

Letter: If you don’t trust ballot box, be a poll worker

To the editor: The upcoming election is all about “saving democracy,” either from government overreach by Democrats or authoritarian Republicans. I’ve been thinking a lot about …

Please vote to approve the fields bond

If Barrington’s athletic fields are important to you, I encourage you to attend the Financial Town Meeting (FTM) on Wednesday, May 22 at Barrington High School. The FTM is your opportunity …

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