Barrington girls race to eighth place finish at track nationals

Four girls from Barrington High School competed in a relay event at the New Balance Outdoor Track Championships in Greensboro, NC, on Sunday, June 17. The 4x1-mile relay team of Lily Sefranek, …
Weaver Library Farmers Market celebrates fifth summer season
EAST PROVIDENCE — The “little engine that could” or more aptly “the little weekly gathering that could” marks a noteworthy … Read More
St. Luke’s bids farewell to beloved pastor
Robert Hawkins, Pastor of St. Luke’s Church, is sailing off into the sunset — literally.  Father “Bob” … Read More
Rep. Marshall refutes claims, decries 'bully' tactics of 'extreme left'
State Rep. Kenneth Marshall (District 68-Bristol and Warren) responded to a complaint filed with the Rhode Island Board of Elections … Read More
Gallery: Crescent Park Carousel 'Cruise Nights'
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Crescent Park Looff Carousel “Cruise Nights” weekly classic car show has started for the season. The … Read More
After Faria sues them, fellow East Providence councilors vote to countersue
EAST PROVIDENCE — The at times fraught relationship between Ward 4 representative Brian Faria and his some of colleagues on the East … Read More
Progressive Democrats file elections complaint against Marshall
Expenses for trips to Palm Beach, New Hampshire, Vermont and Quebec that were supposedly not reported on ethics filings; thousands of … Read More
Nayatt Road repaving project nears
The Nayatt Road repaving project is scheduled to start in August. According to an official at the Rhode Island Department of … Read More
Council approves last portion of East Providence water system improvements
EAST PROVIDENCE — If everything goes according to plan, and that’s a small “if” not a large one, then the last key aspect of … Read More
Charlie Enright and Vestas 11th Hour Racing wins Gothenburg In-Port Race, MAPFRE claim In-Port Series title
Charlie Enright’s Vestas 11th Hour Racing showed great patience and sailed a clean race for a victory in the Gothenburg In-Port Race … Read More
Obituaries
Edward Sardinha, 87, of Bristol

Edward Sardinha, 87, of Franklin Street, Bristol, passed away on June 19, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Virginia (Sousa) Sardinha.    Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late …

Ann J. Travers, 78, of Bristol

Arthur A. Manuel, 58

Opinion
Letter: Time for a change — time for a representative town meeting To the editor: Barrington’s town meeting has not and does not truly represent the entire town. It’s time for a change to a representative town meeting.   In many ways it is …
Letter: Border policy is 'monstrous and unconscionable' To the editor: My parents were war refugees in their own country. My mother was one of eight children, and her family had to flee their home to escape invading forces. They had to travel over 200 …
Letter: Voting belongs at a polling place, not an FTM To the editor:  This is about the FTM, "the forgot to mention meeting," about the $800,000 more needed.  Anyone with a modicum of intellectual abilities knows that this kind of …
Sports
Mets win Majors championship in Barrington The 365 Sports Mets won the Barrington Little League Majors Division Championship on Friday, June 15. The Mets defeated the Mangia Pizza Nationals 5-0, behind a stellar pitching performance from …
East Bay girls win state championship The East Bay Girls Lacrosse 7/8 Blue team won the RIYLL State Championship on June 17, defeating South County 13-8. Reilly Curran dominated on the draw, winning possession for East Bay throughout …
Barrington loses to Prout, 5-1, in D-II Championship The Barrington softball team lost to Prout 5-1 in the Division II championship at RIC on Wednesday night. Prout pitcher Vanessa Oatley no hit the Eagles in game one on Monday and was nearly as good …

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