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George Finn, the high school's director of athletics, said spring sports would benefit from a new turf field.

Barrington’s turf plan is put on ice

Barrington’s turf plan is put on ice

A volunteer-driven project to bring artificial turf to Barrington High School took a big hit last Thursday night, when the Barrington School Committee voted against the proposal. Kate Brody, Bob Shea and Paula Dominguez voted not to endorse a $1.5 million bond at this year’s financial town meeting. The bond, paired with $1 million in

From left to right: Dr. Frank Ford, assistant professor of mathematics and computer science at PC; Teddy Ni, William Yao, Mario Correia, Barrington High School advisor, Rachel Sheinberg, Sahil Mishra, and Charles Haberle, assistant vice president of academic affairs at PC.

Barrington students take second at computer contest

A team of students from Barrington High School finished second at the 29th annual High School Programming Contest, which is sponsored by Providence College. The contest was held on March 9. Teddy Ni, Rachel Sheinberg, Sahil Mishra and William Yao helped Barrington finish ahead of 12 other teams at New England’s largest math/computer competition. There were

Flames leap through the roof of a Narragansett Avenue home late Wednesday night, March 18.

Barrington home damaged during late night fire

A Narragansett Avenue home in Barrington was damaged during a late night fire on Wednesday, March 18. According to a Barrington Fire Department official, the call went out at about 10 p.m., and when firefighters arrived they found flames shooting through the roof of the house. “Multiple hose lines were deployed to knock the fire

Nayatt School students work on a Google Chromebook earlier this year.

Barrington schools’ computer plan hits budget bump

Barrington School Department officials are taking a closer look at their options after members of the planning board decided not to include $425,000 of school capital requests in the proposed budget. “We need to have further conversations,” said Barrington Superintendent of Schools Michael Messore. School leaders said $100,000 of the request was earmarked for improvements

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