Barrington High School sailing team qualifies for nationals

A group of Barrington High School students will compete for a national championship next month. The BHS sailing team finished third at the New England Championships last weekend and will travel to …
Barrington Pop Warner hosting "Movie Night" on April 26
Barrington Pop Warner will host a special "Movie Night" fund-raiser on Thursday, April 26 at Barrington High School. (There is no … Read More
Barrington resident wins Scholastic Art and Writing award
Bill Wu, a Barrington resident and senior at School One in Providence, won a gold medal at this year’s Scholastic Art and … Read More
More than 200 turn out for Earth Day beach cleanup in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — Dave McLaughlin of Clean Ocean Access (COA) beamed as he watched car after car pass him as drivers were directed to … Read More
Year one, in the can
Around 8 or 9 in the morning, long before most people have beer on the brain, Rob DaRosa and Katie Gray are thinking by about beer by … Read More
Moms support Red Flag bill
On Thursday, April 12, the Rhode Island chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America held its fourth annual Lobby Day at the … Read More
Brant linger to chatter and feed on Colt Park's ‘poor grub’
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In Portsmouth, preparing for a worst-case scenario
PORTSMOUTH — Town workers and volunteers gathered at Portsmouth High School Friday to prepare for something they hope never … Read More
Walter Burke — Cheerleader, director, advocate ... retiree
“Plans? I don’t have any plans,” said Walter Burke, retiring director of parks and recreation. “I have some gardening, some … Read More
Chase Farms named Portsmouth Grange Agriculturist of 2018
PORTSMOUTH — “In this ever-changing world of agricultural practices, it takes a special talent to succeed,” says Walter Elwell, … Read More
Obituaries
Marvin D. Perry, 88, of Bristol

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Marilyn P. Readyhough, 77, of Barrington

Robert F. Kittell, 89, Warren

Opinion
Giovanni Feroce thinks out of the box Nobody could legitimately accuse Giovanni Feroce of thinking small. His penchant for bold, well thought-out ideas was fully evident in a prelude last week to his May 20th announcement as a Republican …
Letter: Stronger gun laws needed to make us all safer To the editor:  To supporters of the current gun control laws: As a concerned student at Barrington High School looking for a way to make a safer country, I don't believe that you should be …
Letter: Rising tax bills are pushing people out of Barrington To the editor: The Princeton Study is a study by Martin Gilens, professor at Princeton University, and Benjamin I. Page, a Northwestern university professor.   The study basically says …
Sports
Portsmouth boys’ lacrosse team edged by Cumberland (photos) PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School boys’ varsity lacrosse team was narrowly defeated by Cumberland Friday night at home, 7-6.
Volvo Ocean Race: Six teams will compete in the Itajaí In-Port Race on Friday Six teams will be on the start line on Friday afternoon for the Itajaí In-Port Race in Brazil, with Vestas 11th Hour Racing joining the fleet following its dismasting, and subsequent repair and …
Huskies softball team improving despite rough start The Mt. Hope softball team has gotten off to a rough start this Spring. The team has an 0-3 record in just their second year in Division II. The Lady Huskies moved up a division after winning the …

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