Barrington resident reprimanded for illegal dumping

A Barrington resident was taught a lesson about illegal dumping late last week. Police received a call on Friday morning, Aug. 10, from an official at the Barrington Department of Public Works. …
Hannah Wertens, 15, of Portsmouth
Passing into the next life, certain that the God she put her faith in welcomed her, Hannah Wertens peacefully left this earth on … Read More
East Providence Police arrest two in robbery/shooting incident
EAST PROVIDENCE — East Providence Police officers have arrested two suspects from Providence in a shooting during a robbery attempt … Read More
New video, more photos: Racers take in the sights during bridge run
Runners and walkers took in the sights from the top of the Mt. Hope Bridge on Saturday as they participated in the second annual … Read More
Huskies boosters hold color run
The Mt. Hope Boosters club will kick-off their annual tailgate event with the Boosters Color Run at the high school track and grounds … Read More
Barrington council member resigns, special election planned
Peter Dennehy resigned from the Barrington Town Council last week, offering the brief explanation of "medical reasons" for his … Read More
West Nile Virus found in Tiverton mosquitos
TIVERTON — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that test results from two mosquito pools, or … Read More
Barrington music student wins Jazz award
Erin Cowden, a 2018 Barrington High School graduate and drummer in the Senior All State Jazz Ensemble, was honored at the recent … Read More
Candidates' forum is Sept. 5 in East Providence
Two Barrington residents who are running for the District 66 seat in the Rhode Island House of Representatives will meet in a … Read More
Police seek target in East Providence robbery
EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Police Department issued a press release late Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11, seeking assistance … Read More
Obituaries
Lesley Allyn DeMaio Duffy, 41, formerly of Barrington Lesley Allyn DeMaio Duffy, 41, passed away in Chicago, Ill. on Sunday, July 15, 2018 after living nearly three years with cancer. She leaves her husband of 6 years, Chris Duffy, and their two young …
Louise C. Motta, 82, of Barrington Louise C. (Marcello) Motta, age 82, passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of Joseph P. Motta, Jr.  Born in Barrington and a lifelong resident, …
David Andrew Stewart, 87, of Barrington David Andrew Stewart passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. He was 87. Born in New Orleans, La., he was raised on the Gulf Coast in Pass Christian, Miss., where …
Legal Notices
Westport Legal Notices - Aug. 9, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Westport Shorlines on Aug. 9, 2018.
Warren Legal Notices - Aug. 8, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Warren Times-Gazette on Aug. 8, 2018.
Opinion
Letter: Barrington's athletic fields need more help, not less To the editor: It was with a mixture of amusement and frustration that I read that Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha is considering raising field use fees.  These mixed emotions stem from …
Letter: Why is Rt. 24 safety not a DOT or police priority? To the editor: Why is it that whenever I drive on Route 24 South at the end of Route 24 (after the Turnpike Avenue exit) where the posted speed limit is 40 mph, there is always somebody attempting …
Letter: We need a representative willing to change Statehouse tactics As election season nears, I find myself thinking about the kind of state representative we in District 68 need. Our community needs a representative who will listen to community members’ …
Will we see a double standard? Imagine this. You have your credit card purloined by a low-income young woman who lives in South Providence. She charges hundreds of dollars in airfare for her and her spouse. A $165 service at a …
Sports
Bristol all-stars win two, lose two in Eastern championship The 10-11-year-old All-Stars, representing King Philip Little League of Bristol, ventured to Beverley, Mass., to represent Rhode Island in the Eastern Regionals tournament of state champions. …
Field use fees could be on the rise in Barrington Should youth sports leagues pay the town more money for athletic field maintenance? That is the question Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha is considering.  Mr. Cunha met with members of …
Barrington residents organize Ride 'Round Rhody A company founded by Barrington's Jacob Brier and his wife Dani Sahner Brier recently hosted its tenth and final Ride’ Round Rhody bike-athon.  This year's event raised $75,000 for …
Three with area ties vie for RIGA Jr. Amateur golf titles EAST PROVIDENCE — Three golfers with area ties were among the finalists of the 2018 Rhode Island Golf Association Jr. Amateur Championships held this week at Metacomet Country Club, …

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