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Tiverton boys beat Cumberland in basketball battle

By   /  January 24, 2014  /  News, Sports  /  1 Comment

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The Tiverton boys’ basketball team added a second win in as many games on Friday night, beating Cumberland High School 58-55 in a classic battle on the hardwood. Throughout the game, neither team could build a comfortable lead, with the winning baskets scored in the final seconds of the game. Alex Cotton came up with […]

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Eagles 4, Huskies 0, in a game where it’s the memory that matters

By   /  January 23, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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By Eric Dickervitz edickervitz@eastbaynewspapers.com For the past 12 years, the communities of Barrington, Bristol and Warren have come together to remember a former Mt. Hope High School hockey player who always wanted to bring the enthusiasm of the Thanksgiving Day football rivalry to his sport. From that wish, the J.P. Medeiros, Jr. Memorial Cup hockey […]

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Bay View hands Lady Eagles their first hoops loss

By   /  January 17, 2014  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

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Eagles freshman center Grace Coutu (right) fouls Bengals forward Haley LeComte while reaching for  a rebound during the second half.

The top two teams in Division 1 Central, the Barrington Eagles (4-0) and the St. Mary Bay View Bengals (3-0) squared off at Barrington High School on Friday, Jan. 17, where the girls from Bay View outgunned the Lady Eagles for a 65-57 win. The Eagles took an early lead with both teams playing a […]

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Ramos, Scott come up big in 70-68 hoops win

By   /  January 8, 2014  /  Sports  /  No Comments

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BRISTOL—In a 70-68 overtime win on Tuesday night, Matt Scott’s 37 points definitely helped boost the team along to victory, but it was Jared Ramos who sunk a 3-pointer with under a minute left in overtime that set up the win for the Huskies. While Mt. Hope took an early lead from the opening tip-off, their lead […]

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Barrington’s Winter Wonderland

By   /  January 3, 2014  /  News  /  No Comments

Dante Salvaggio, 10, uses the day off from school to help clear his family's driveway on County Road.

Barrington residents woke up on Friday morning to a winter wonderland. With schools and many businesses either closed or on an adjusted schedule, many of the main roads were passable, if not clear by 9 a.m.

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Bristol baseball coach hits 50,000 in 15 years

By   /  December 30, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Josh Lee, left, is presented with a Dustin Pedroia jersey to commemorate Jon Burke’s 50,000th lesson taught.

Fifteen years ago, some people told Jon Burke that his newly opened baseball training facility wouldn’t last six months. On Wednesday, Dec. 18, Mr. Burke proved those naysayers wrong 50,000 times over. At 5:30 p.m., Josh Lee, a 15-year-old Bristol resident who attends Mt. Hope High School, arrived at East Bay Baseball Academy on Gooding […]

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Icebreakers looking for newbies for Bristol’s New Year’s plunge

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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As a postman, neither snow nor rain will prevent Bristol resident Al Alix from the swift completion of his rounds. The same holds true for him on New Year’s Day, when Al, his wife, Anne, and dozens of hearty souls will brave the 40-degree water at Bristol Town Beach and whatever weather Mother Nature decides […]

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Forecast calls for parking ban in Bristol

By   /  December 14, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

A parking ban will go into effect for the Town of Bristol at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 14 in anticipation of the snowstorm heading in our direction. Forecasters are calling for snowfall accumulations of up to 6 inches in some areas. The parking ban will stay in effect until noon on Sunday, Dec. 15. […]

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Streaker interrupts high school football playoff game

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment

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With 8:46 left in Tuesday night’s semifinal playoff game between Barrington High School and Cranston East, officials and the teams were focused on the Eagles’ 24-yard line, where officials placed the ball after calling a penalty against Cranston East. At the same time, game officials could have called a penalty for too many men on […]

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Bristol’s Harbor Commission recommends additional slips for Church Street Marina

By   /  December 5, 2013  /  News, Waterfront  /  1 Comment

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While the town of Bristol looks to improve the waterfront from Independence Park to Constitution Street, the harbor commission spent some time on Monday night looking to add more slips to the Church Street Marina. “We need to get a rough idea just to get an idea of what it’s going to look like,” said […]

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