Author Archives: Josh Bickford

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Barrington police: Are you missing a chainsaw?

Barrington police: Are you missing a chainsaw?

Barrington police are trying to reunite stolen items with their rightful owners. A recent investigation yielded a number of stolen items — ranging from a chainsaw to some extension cords to a wheel rim, and a gas-powered hedge clipper. The Barrington Police Department seized the stolen items during the investigation and is hoping the rightful

Steve Primiano is the top vote-getter in the Barrington Town Council race.

Primiano and Carroll win Barrington Town Council seats

In the race for the Barrington Town Council, Republican Stephen Primiano and Democrat Michael Carroll both won seats. Republican Don Nessing finished third in the voting while Democrat Bill Layton was fourth. “I am so humbled by the response and I will do my best to represent the residents of Barrington for a better town government,”

Cindy Coyne (left), her husband Gerry (right), and a volunteer supporter are shown outside Hampden Meadows School on Tuesday. Ms. Coyne defeated Gio Cicione for the race for the District 32 seat in the Senate.

Barrington Democrat Coyne wins Senate seat

A paper jam with the vote-tallying machine at Sowams School delayed the celebration for Cindy Coyne on Tuesday night. The Barrington Town Council member and longtime resident had to wait an extra 20 minutes for the final numbers from Sowams School before she could toast her victory in the race for Rhode Island Senate District

Abigail Branco waits patiently as her dad, Joe, votes at the high school on Tuesday. Photo by Rich Dionne

Barrington voting: Heavy turnout but short lines

Fears of long lines, angry voters and rampant confusion at Barrington voting precincts were distant memories on Tuesday afternoon, as poll workers and voters alike reported a seamless Election Day in town. There had been some concerns about the ballots waiting for Barrington residents as they entered the booths — in addition to the local

Emma McMillan begins to pull away from the pack. Said coach Annmarie Marino: “Coming off the first mile, she had this confident look. I said to myself ‘She’s got this.’”

Barrington runner’s pool work pays off

Emma McMillan made history on Sunday afternoon, running to her third straight state championship. Barrington High School girls’ cross country coach Annmarie Marino said Emma is the first girl to win the state individual title in her freshman, sophomore and junior years. And she did so in convincing fashion. Emma, who decided not to run