Barrington DPW director retires after 40 years with town

Joe Piccerelli is ending his more than 40-year career with the Barrington Department of Public Works. His last day is Friday, Feb. 23. He worked his way up, starting on the back of a rubbish truck …
Barrington Middle School girls lose in state finals
The Curtis Corner jinx continues for the Barrington Middle School girls’ basketball team.  For the third time, the South … Read More
Division playoff runs end for East Providence High School cagers
Tuesday, Feb. 20, was unfortunately “D-day” as in defeat day for the East Providence High School basketball teams as both … Read More
Police charge 14-year-old Barrington boy with cyber-stalking
Police charged a 14-year-old Barrington boy with cyberstalking-first offense on Wednesday, Feb. 14. An official at Barrington … Read More
Obituaries
Father John M. Lagomarsino, 78, of Bristol

Father John M. Lagomarsino, 78, of the Columban Fathers, Ferry Road, passed away on Feb. 13, 2018, at Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. Born on Nov. 6, 1939, in Sacramento, Calif., he was the son of …

Elsie Ferreira, 93, Bristol

Patricia A. Bourne, 75, of Bristol

Should Barrington give affordable housing developer a tax break?
Steve Primiano is worried about the schools. More specifically, the Barrington Town Council member is concerned about how … Read More
Warren's St. Jean Baptiste Church is for sale
Interested in living in a church? The former St. Jean The Baptiste on Main Street is for sale. Two months after it was permanently … Read More
Training for the unthinkable at Mt. Hope
The shooter walked in to Mt. Hope High School just after 9 a.m. Tuesday. Armed to the teeth, he wasted no time pulling a weapon and … Read More
Top seed Tiverton girls roar back after the half
TIVERTON — After enjoying a preliminary round Division III playoff bye, the top seed Tiverton girls (16-1) gave their home court … Read More
Tigers roll over Lincoln in boys quarterfinals
TIVERTON — The second-seeded Tiverton boys basketball team got off to a strong Division III quarterfinal playoff start Tuesday with … Read More
Barrington students' stories earn awards
Barrington High School's Sam Read and Amanda Woodard will have their stories published after being named winners of the Write Rhode … Read More
Opinion
Letter: Congrats to the Junior Bears hockey team! To the editor: Congratulations to the Providence Junior Bears for winning the Northern RI Vikings' 16th annual Thanksgiving Classic 2017 Invitational Hockey Tournament. The Providence Junior …
Letter: We need to eliminate that evil voice To the editor: Last Thursday night, I walked into Bluewater Grill for our family Valentine’s Day dinner and gave my daughter a long hug. She is only 6 and a half and didn’t know what …
Letter: It's time to take action against gun violence To the editor: We visited Parkland, Florida just two weeks ago. It is a town that I know for its farmer’s markets, beautiful blue skies, laughter, love and it is my sister’s home. On …
Sports
East Providence cagers earn high school basketball accolades EAST PROVIDENCE — Shaniah Hazard earned the top accolades among the East Providence High School basketball contingent this winter, chosen by the league coaches as a member of both the All-Division …
Barrington boys finish 18th at state track meet The Barrington High School boys indoor track team finished 18th at the state championship meet on Saturday. Sam Read entered the 300-meter event as the 12th seed but finished fifth overall with a …
Barrington girls finish third at state track meet The Barrington High School girls indoor track team finished third at the state championship meet in Providence last weekend. Barrington scored 56 team points, finishing behind first place LaSalle …

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