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Newport Creamery officials pulled a permit last month for an interior renovation.

Newport Creamery executive: Everything’s fine

Newport Creamery executive: Everything’s fine

Newport Creamery might be closed Tuesday morning, but a company official said the restaurant did not suffer any significant damage from a basement fire Monday night. Janice Mathews, vice president of Newport Creamery parent company Janco, said the fire was “very small” without any flames. She also said the first floor is fine. “We go

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Barrington School Committee seeks community participation in subcommittees

Implementation of Barrington Public Schools’ recently adopted 2012-2017 strategic plan is underway and local officials are once again looking for community participation in the process. A press release issued this week states that Barrington School is extending an invitation to the Barrington community for participation in new subcommittees that will facilitate implementation of strategic plan.

Players listen to head coach Pat Sullivan just before the start of Friday night's game.

Barrington High School boys’ basketball bounced from D-II tourney

The Barrington High School boys’ basketball will turn its attention to the state open tournament next week after Cumberland High School eliminated the group from the state D-II tournament Friday night. The Eagles never lead in the semifinal contest, which ended 58-43. “We just never really into a rhythm offensively,” head coach Pat Sullivan said.

Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro (right) and Superintendent Michael Messore will meet with the appropriations committee next week.

Barrington School Committee approves $46.1 million budget

The Barrington Public Schools’ proposed fiscal year 2014 operating budget is heading to the appropriations committee. The school committee unanimously approved the $46.1 million spending plan Thursday night, one week after the public received its first look at the proposal. Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro provided a quick recap of the document at

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Barrington-Portsmouth girls’ hockey team readies for playoffs

The Barrington-Portsmouth girls’ hockey co-op will skate its final regular season game Monday night and head coach Deneen Stebenne said her group is playing well with playoffs on the horizon. The team won both of its games last weekend including a 3-2 victory over Lincoln-Cumberland on Saturday and a 3-1 victory over the Cranston co-op.

Freshman Grace Bellamy smiles after winning the 100 breaststroke individual title last weekend.

Barrington High School swim teams finish third, fourth at states

The Barrington High School boys’ and girls’ swimming teams capped the winter season with impressive performances at the state championship meet held earlier this month. The girls’ team finished third among 26 Rhode Island schools while the boys’ finished fourth among 27 teams. Head coach Sandy Gorham had plenty of praise for both groups. “They

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