Three cheers for Barrington!
Barrington celebrated its 300th anniversary with a founders day birthday party on Saturday, Nov. 18.  The celebration started … Read More
Long-needed repair of Martin Middle School courtyard area is expected shortly
EAST PROVIDENCE — The interior section of the Martin Middle School grounds known as the courtyard area, which has long been a … Read More
East Providence council sets starting figure for determining elected-mayor’s compensation
EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special session of the City Council held Wednesday night, Nov. 15, the body gave non-binding approval to a … Read More
More Local News
Barrington basketball teams win tournaments
Two Barrington Youth Basketball Association teams won early-season tournaments in Warwick recently. The sixth grade team, which is … Read More
Warren fire chief settles into the job
The Warren Town Council swore in new Warren Fire Chief James Sousa last Tuesday night but the chief, who started with the force as a … Read More
Thanksgiving worship and service project is Monday in Barrington
The Barrington Interfaith Clergy Association will host an interfaith Thanksgiving service on Monday, Nov. 20. This year, during the … Read More
House Hunt: 20 open houses this weekend
Barrington 6 Brick Pond Drive,  Sunday, Nov. 19,  12-2 pm,  Colonial,  4,  2-2,   $829,000 ,  Mott & Chace Sotheby's,  … Read More
Warren hires housing court judge
Warren has hired a judge to oversee the town’s new Housing Court, established earlier this year to give Warren shaper teeth in … Read More
Barrington freshman football team preps for championship game
The Barrington High School freshman football team will play for the Division I state championship on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles … Read More
Obituaries
Norma Elwood Schreiber Young, 86, of Riverside

Norma Elwood Schreiber Young, 86, of Riverside, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Norma was born in Elizabeth, NJ, to Mabel and Elwood Schreiber. She …

Robert H. Stevenson, 88, of Barrington

Marie M. Dick, 92, formerly of Barrington

John Joyce Barker, 90, of Bristol

Anthony S. Annarummo, 76, Warren

Miriam Weest Scott, 94, Little Compton

Police
Barrington gas station employee allegedly embezzled $1,500 The owner of a Barrington gas station told police that an ex-employee had stolen more than $1,500 from the business.  The business owner filed the complaint with Barrington police on …
Portsmouth Police Department receives AAA traffic safety award PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth Police Department received a National Gold award from AAA Northeast for the quality of its traffic safety education and enforcement programs.  AAA …
Barrington police charge teens with breaking and entering Barrington police charged two 17-year-old Rehoboth, Mass. residents with attempted breaking and entering and conspiracy on Friday, Nov. 10. The two teens from Rehoboth — both are males …
Opinion
Letter: Thank you to all veterans The emotional legacies are different for different countries. Veterans’ Day can sometimes recall the lyrical longing in the famous last paragraph of “The Great Gatsby,” with a lot …
Letter: War correspondent shines harsh light on war’s victims East Bay Citizens for Peace was formed in March 2003 in opposition to going to war in Iraq. Since then, we have continued to hold monthly peace vigils and sponsor forums.  At our most recent …
Letter: Article was unfair to Catherine Tattrie To the editor:Thursday morning I read the article titled “Former Warren town councilor arrested”. I don’t know Catherine personally but from what I gather in this short article: she …
Letter: State prepared badly for bridge work traffic mess To the editor: Many people have been asking "Who or what is responsible for the horrible traffic delays throughout the entire state of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts for the last …

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