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To the editor:  In the 12 Jan. 22 Barrington Times Police Log, an entry for Thursday, Jan. 6 tells of a pit bull pulling to the ground and biting the dog sitter watching it--then attacking a … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott was the right person in the right place at the right time when the pandemic came to Rhode Island. Although she had never faced a challenge of that … more
To the editor: Engaging in physical and social activities is an important part of the lives of Barrington residents of all ages. Historically, efforts to provide funding for youth sports … more
To the editor: The Barrington School Committee has scheduled the submission of a Rhode Island Department of Education Stage 2 School Construction Plan for Feb. 15. The recommended plan, based on … more
The pandemic introduced a few silver linings. Remote learning is sort of, kind of, one of them. Across America, schools figured out how to conduct themselves when no one was in the school … more
It may take a decade to overhaul the playing fields in Barrington. Many of the people who draw up plans today will have moved out of town, their children grown past youth sports, before plans come to … more
To the editor: Last week I was pleased to read Jean Ernster's letter citing the evils of abortion and our dismal legislative record on it in RI. Good for her for having the courage to speak … more
STORY OF THE WEEK: Will 2022 be the year when COVID-19 fades as a public health threat and becomes something more like the seasonal flu? A lot of informed people expect that to be the case. For … more
Normally, this is the column where I have the audacity to suggest New Year resolutions for resident politicians. Instead I have a more urgent resolution for all of us: I want us Americans to go back … more
To the editor: With increasing unease, I’ve watched the Barrington Times, a valuable resource for our community, increasingly serve as a vehicle for anti-mask/anti-vax propaganda and … more
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