Monthly Archives: January 2013

Bonnie Warren accepts her award from the Barrington Preservation Society.

Barrington preservationists honor Bonnie Warren

Barrington preservationists honor Bonnie Warren

Barrington Preservation Society’s (BPS) Annual Meeting was held at the Tyler Point Grille on Jan. 13, and the highlight of the meeting was the announcement of a new award. The award was established for recognizing the individual or business for outstanding work in preserving the historic character of a property, landscape or for exceptional effort

The 'new' Tiverton harbormaster boat that Mr. Vannier helped obtain from the state.

Missing the boat

For towns with harbors, there’s no understating the value of a good harbormaster office. Westport seems to understand this; Tiverton might take a lesson from its neighbor to the east. Westport is blessed with a first-rate harbormaster (Richie Earle) who has been there for years, knows the waters well and is there to assist boaters

Barrington Middle School

Barrington schools will see increased presence of police officers

Barrington police will be visiting local public schools this week discussing safety protocols, lockdown procedures and other information with school principals. Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said school department and police officials have been communicating more since the tragic elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn. in mid-December. The discussions have been part of an effort


Barrington woman arrested for making threats at East Providence High School

EAST PROVIDENCE — A Barrington resident with a history of incidents in the city turned herself into police Wednesday morning, Jan. 30, after she allegedly made a threat of gun violence at East Providence High School two days earlier. After a brief investigation, a warrant was issued Tuesday for Ms. Balcewicz’s arrest. She turned herself

Neil Thibaudeau of KMS looks for a pin at the RI State Wrestling Championships.

KMS wrestling team proves strength at States

Kickemuit Middle School wrestlers wrapped up their season with a 4-4 regular season record and made a strong showing at the Rhode Island State Championship meet held on Saturday, Jan. 26. Middle school wrestling teams from across the state competed against one another at Cumberland High School, where KMS came in seventh among the schools.

David Vannier at Monday's Tiverton Town Council meeting.

Tiverton Harbormaster Vannier to step aside March 31

TIVERTON — It’s been a good four-year run, says Tiverton Harbormaster David Vannier, but this summer he’d like to get out on his own boat for more than the four days he managed last year. So Monday night, the town council received Mr. Vannier’s letter of resignation. He’ll stay through March 31 to handle the

Obit photo Joseph Marchand

Joseph L. Marchand, 60, Warren

Joseph Lou Marchand, 60, of Warren, died Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Hospice in Providence. Born in Nova Scotia, a son of Theresa (Landry) Marchand and the late Wilfred Marchand, he was employed by Carol Cable and Dixon, and also was a co-owner of Amigos Restaurant. He was avid softball player