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The Mighty Good Boys are one of three bands with Barrington ties performing in this year's Rock Hunt.

Barrington natives take Rock Hunt stage

Barrington natives take Rock Hunt stage

The 95.5 WBRU Rock Hunt semi-finals kick off this weekend and Barrington is heavily represented in the regional contest. The Rare Occasions, Torn Shorts and The Mighty Good Boys are three of the 11 semi-finalist groups this year, and all have local ties. Brian McLaughlin plays keyboards and rhythm guitar for The Rare Occasions. He’s

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Note to Barrington taxpayers: Bills could be going up

Barrington’s property tax rate could jump $.37 next year if school and municipal budget proposals come to fruition. Town Manager Peter DeAngelis submitted his budget to the town’s appropriations committee on Monday. The municipal budget proposal calls for an increase of $98,024 or .59 percent compared with the current fiscal year while the capital budget

The seventh annual Nayatt 5K is Saturday, March 23.

Nayatt 5K is March 23

  Spring is on its way and in Barrington, that means the Nayatt 5K is just around the corner. The 7th annual race and fund-raiser steps off on Saturday, March 23 at Nayatt School. The event includes a course through neighborhoods surrounding Nayatt School and along the banks of the Barrington River. The race is

Helen Judge is shown inside the shop in the March 2013 photo.

Phil Judge Florist up for sale

One of the oldest businesses in town is on the market. Phil Judge Florist, of Primrose Hill Road, has been up for sale since February. The business has been around for more than 60 years. It has always been owned and operated by the Judge family. “I’m ready to do this. I’m ready to retire,”

The BHS Jazz Ensemble took second place at the Berklee Jazz Festival earlier this month.

Barrington High School Jazz Ensemble takes second at Jazz Fest

  Jazz isn’t dead and if you don’t believe it, just look at Barrington High School. Earlier this month, the school’s jazz ensemble took second place in the L2 Class at the 45th annual Berklee High School Jazz Festival. More than 100 groups and thousands of students representing schools around the region took part in