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Moonshine hits Warren man hard, leaves him face-down in Barrington

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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A Memorial Day celebration for one Warren man ended with him lying face-down in the grass along the East Bay Bike Path in Barrington. Police received a call at 6:47 p.m. on Monday, May 27, from someone who was concerned about a man lying face-down in the grass along the bike path near the intersection […]

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Warren building permits: Week of May 29

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1 Blackthorne Lane, Ronald C. Abendroth. Strip and re-roof, $9,000. 7 Lee Drive, Anthony Matarese. Install shed, $2,000. 8 Orchard Ave., Jason M. Ferreira. Knock down garage, build new one, $15,000. 18 Shell Road, Martha E. Fish. Replace shingles over porch, $1,000. 12 Bradbury St., Patricia M. Read Revocable Trust. Cosmetic upgrade to second floor, […]

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Portsmouth Abbey graduates 91 students from Class of ’13

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Portsmouth Abbey graduates celebrate during commencement exercises Sunday.

PORTSMOUTH — During commencement exercises Sunday, Portsmouth Abbey grads were told to put aside for a moment the intellectual pursuit that teaches them to listen with their minds. “Instead, I ask you to ponder, to wonder: What does it mean to listen to the ear of the heart?” said The Rev. Dr. Timothy P. Flanigan, […]

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Illness strikes Brown Bird’s Lamb

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Warren’s Joe Fletcher and Westerly’s Will Houlihan will play at the Wooden Midshipman on Water Street at 6 p.m. Thursday night to benefit their friend and musician, Warren resident David Lamb of Brown Bird. Lamb, who makes up Brown Bird with fiance MorganEve Swain, was diagnosed with leukemia this week after being admitted to a […]

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Letter: Arts Alive! Barrington should be praised for its work

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  No Comments

To the editor: Too often it seems we are quick to criticize and slow to praise. We have so many things to be thankful for in this town, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it from reading the letters to editor section of the Barrington Times. In the spirit of redressing that imbalance, I would like […]

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Letter: Barrington school play was a great success

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To the editor: Congratulations to the cast and crew of Hampden Meadows “Broadway Rules”! This year, for the first time, I had the privilege of being a part of what I would consider as one of the most amazing elementary school play experiences. My daughter took the stage in the “Arts Alive!” production of “Broadway […]

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Renovated, redesigned restaurant in Barrington caters to families

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Business, News  /  1 Comment

Elizabeth and Brian Thimme stand inside their newly renovated Bluewater Bar and Grill.

Brian Thimme and his wife Elizabeth appeared to be quite relaxed while seated at a large table inside their newly renovated restaurant. They leaned back in their chairs and smiled and took their time while enjoying a plate filled with arugula and panko fried chicken breast and another covered with a grilled pizza. Dinner with […]

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Student art exhibit, opening reception, in Warren

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“Gown” oil painting by Mt. Hope senior Taylor Sousa

Imago Foundation for the Arts will sponsor a special exhibit featuring the art work of students from Mount Hope High School, Bristol and Warren’s regional high school, May 29 to June 14. More than 50 art works by advanced art students in ceramics, sculpture, drawing, painting, photography and computer graphics will be on display. The […]

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Tiverton joins Portsmouth and Bristol in lawsuit against tolls

By   /  May 29, 2013  /  Government & Politics  /  3 Comments

Workers put up a tower that now supports the above-road tolling devices.

TIVERTON — Minutes after convening for its regular meeting Tuesday night at 7 p.m., and after moving the matter to the top of its agenda, Tiverton’s Town Council voted unanimously to join the lawsuit that Portsmouth has filed challenging the legality of tolls on the new Sakonnet River Bridge. Tiverton’s vote followed close on the […]

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‘My Fair Lady’

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“Audrey in the Afternoon,” a multi-week film lecture series celebrating actress Audrey Hepburn, continues on May 29 with “My Fair Lady.” In this 1964 film version of the smash Broadway musical, a self-absorbed professor of linguistics (Rex Harrison) turns a Cockney flower girl into a respectable lady by teaching her how to speak properly. The […]

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