Town moderator will miss tonight's FTM in Barrington

The person responsible for running Barrington's financial town meeting will not be attending this year's financial town meeting.  Julia Califano contacted other town officials on Tuesday …
Former East Providence Manager Lemont passes away
EAST PROVIDENCE — Paul Lemont, an East Providence native, life-long resident and who twice served the city as its manager, passed … Read More
Enright and Vestas enjoy stay, but it’s back to the Leg 9 grind
Bristol resident, Vestas 11th Hour Racing skipper Charlie Enright and his team left Newport with the Volvo Ocean Race fleet as they … Read More
Gallery: EPHS Art Show
EAST PROVIDENCE — The week-long celebration of Arts by East Providence High School students concluded Tuesday evening, May 22, with … Read More
Barrington baseball beats Wheeler, loses to Mt. Hope
Barrington hosted Wheeler on Thursday, May 17, for Senior Day, and started 9 seniors en route to a 5-3 win over the visitors. … Read More
Striper Marina tournament will celebrate 25 years
The 25th annual Striper Marina Striped Bass Tournament will be held next week, from Thursday, May 31 through Sunday, June … Read More
Barrington gymnasts compete in regionals
On Saturday, May 19, three athletes from Barrington competed in Shrewsbury, Mass. at the USA Gymnastics Regionals, representing the … Read More
Barrington girls race to Class A Championship
Kate Zitzmann and Annika Kelly each won two events and helped lead the Barrington High School girls track team to the Class A … Read More
Feds hope to spur investment in Warren, Bristol
Warren and Bristol have been named quality opportunity zones by the federal government, a designation that officials believe will make … Read More
Portsmouth turbine abutters complain about noise, flicker
PORTSMOUTH — Abutters of the wind turbine on town-owned land at Portsmouth High School finally got a chance last week to … Read More
Obituaries
Constantino da Silva, 83, of Bristol

Constantino da Silva, 83, passed away on May 17, 2018, at home. He was the husband of Marie Teresa (Medeiros) da Silva.    Born in Capelo, Faial, he was the son of the late Joaquim and …

Louise C. Whalen, 86, of Bristol

Nancy Colardo, 91, of Barrington

Opinion
Letter: Thanks for supporting BHS sailing team To the editor: On behalf of the Barrington High School Club Sailing Team, we would like to thank everyone who helped us get to the ISSA High School Coed National Championships in Seabrook, Texas …
Letter: Mr. Clifford’s wish To the editor: Here we go again! “The BSC Wins on Budget, But More Lies Ahead” should be the title of the recent, sadly predictable annual FTM showdown foisted on taxpayers as …
Senate President Dominick Ruggerio is making a sure bet Kudos to Senator Dominick Ruggerio for pledging to seek the opinion of the Rhode Island Supreme Court about whether internet wagering on athletics requires voters’ approval. Yet, he should go a …
Sports
Westport tennis loses to Case The Westport High School tennis team lost a non-league home match to Case 4-1 on Monday afternoon. The loss drops the team’s overall record to 6-8.  “Case is having their best season in …
Tiverton loses division matchup to Mt. Hope, 12-5 The Tiverton baseball team lost to Mt. Hope 12-5 in a Division II home game on Friday evening. The loss gives the Tigers a 5-10 division record with three games to go in the season. The Tigers …
Huskies baseball clobbers Tiverton and Barrington, hoping for deep playoff run The Mt. Hope baseball team clobbered Tiverton and Barrington in their last two games, moving them ahead of Smithfield for sole possession of third place in Division II with a record of 11-5. The …

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