Cash crimes — Barrington police investigate money-related crimes

From this week's police report in Barrington: • On Monday, Jan. 9, a Bristol man stopped into the Barrington Police Department to report a banking-related incident. The man told officers a …

Lanyard Brook project to resume in 2018

Town officials continue to negotiate with private property owners and plan to begin construction on the Tanyard Brook rehabilitation project in Spring 2018. Engineers have been working for years …
Opinion
Letter: Let's make sure students get enough sleep

To the editor: As we enter into midterm exams at Barrington High School and consider the best ways of preparing our middle school and elementary school students for future academic challenges, we …

Latest News

Westport business students shine at DECA conference

Sixteen Westport High School students traveled to the Quincy Marriott to compete against over 900 students from 16 high schools in Southeastern Massachusetts at the DECA District 1 Conference.  …

Gallery: Martin Middle School Theater 'Murder's in the Heir'

EAST PROVIDENCE — Turn the game "Clue" into a play and you get the entertaining "Murder's in the Heir" where almost every character in this hilarious mystery has the weapon, opportunity and the …

Back on the waves, thanks to new limb

LITTLE COMPTON— He kept up a good front in the Hawaii hospital, joking with friends about the big tiger shark that had taken his leg during an Oct. 9, 2015, surfing adventure off Oahu’s Leftovers …

Barrington track athletes perform well

Barrington High School Annika Kelly finished in second place in the weight throw at the Millrose Games Trials in New York City on Wednesday, Jan. 11.  Kelly had a top throw of 49 feet, 10.5 …

BHS sports roundup: Wrestlers battle, girls' hoops wins again

Wrestling The Barrington High School wrestling team moved to 3-3 after dropping two very close matches — the Eagles lost to Tolman 39-36 and Woonsocket 42-36. The Eagles had to forfeit a …
Business
Featured home: Unique replica of sea captain's home

Enjoy your own private country retreat on two peaceful acres in South Rehoboth. This is not another cookie cutter home. The 3,735 square-foot home captures all the details of the past while providing …

Obituaries
Genevieve (Barboza) Rodrigues, 91, Bristol

Genevieve (Barboza) Rodrigues, 91, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph M. Rodrigues, to whom she was married for 57 years before his passing in 2002.Born in …

Michael P. Kinney, 69, Warren

John Furtado, 65, Bristol

Maria Viveiros, 90, Bristol

Jane L. Young, 72, Westport

Margaret (Vaccaro) Caizzi, 95, Bristol

Sports
Barrington skates past Portsmouth, Smithfield

The Eagles took away another win over the long weekend defeating Portsmouth 1-0 on Monday. Barrington defenseman Drew Sirmalis score the boys' lone goal in the second period. Michael Grieve and …

Photos: Barrington swim teams remain undefeated

Missed shots doom Westport boys against Connolly

Girls Basketball: Pesky Tigers best Mt. Hope

Boys Basketball: Tiverton hoopsters roll over Mt. Hope

Opinion
Letter: It's time to celebrate Buzz Guida's work

To the editor: The Republican Town Committee would like to thank Patrick “Buzz” Guida for his 20 years of service on the Barrington School Committee.  Mr. Guida has been …

Letter: Dear Barrington liberals, stop complaining about the election

Everyone in RI deserves a ‘Fair Shot’

Speak-Out: Differing opinions on coach; signs are a waste

Letter: Wastewater-related tax hikes unfair to many Warrenites

Things to do
OLMC kicks off year-long centennial celebration

Despite the snowy conditions last weekend, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church found great way to kick off its 100th anniversary celebration. On Saturday, a number of former OLMC Feast chief marshals …

Another Portsmouth Dog Park preview day set for Monday

Deepwater Wind supervisor to speak in Bristol

Prudence Island history is topic of lecture Jan. 12

Youth free throw contest set for Saturday in Portsmouth

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