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A gun. A group of teenagers. And the police. Those ingredients, mixed together, can produce a dangerous, even deadly, situation.  Late Friday afternoon, Barrington police received a call … more
It’s not surprising to see the newest leader of the Bristol Warren Regional School District stepping in to make substantive changes in policy and procedure. Thats to be expected, as change … more
This would be a good time to review how the municipal government of Barrington operates, and talk about how it should operate. Barrington Town Councilor Jacob Brier has brought to light legitimate … 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
Sharon Gold is a diminutive woman with a big message for everyone — stop idling! The focus of a story in our East Bay Life section this week, Gold is a retired educator and grandmother from … more
When will the U.S. government step in and shut down TikTok in this country? We realize this is a very un-American suggestion — trampling on free speech and the free market — but it is … more
To: The Hon. Daniel McKee, Governor, Providence Dear Governor McKee, We write to you on a matter of great urgency for open government. Three months ago, our coalition, ACCESS/RI, consisting of … more
First, give credit where credit is due. After being questioned, criticized and scorned for not enforcing a mask mandate during meetings, leadership and members of the Bristol Warren Regional School … more
There was a time, not long ago, when we celebrated Barrington for setting a great example in small-town governance. Citizens with talent and good intentions volunteered for public service, spent one … more
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