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Eagles senior guard Sarah Middleton drives to the basket completing a three point play to give Barrington a seven point lead down the stretch.  Photos by Rich Dionne

Barrington girls defeat LaSalle, 53-44

Barrington girls defeat LaSalle, 53-44

  The Barrington High School girls’ basketball team held LaSalle to just 15 first half points and grabbed a 53-44 win on Tuesday night, Jan. 6. Barrington’s Sarah Middleton scored a team-high 16 points and Grace Coutu added 15. Grecia Restituyo finished with 12, while freshmen Bella Ceseretti had six and Andrea Kubas-Meyer added four.

A rendering of the sculpture that will be placed at Police Cove Park.

New Barrington park taking shape

The contractor who made a series of improvements to Barrington Beach a few years ago will handle the upcoming work at Police Cove Park. According to town officials, North Kingstown-based William Anthony Excavating won the bid to construct the new Police Cove Park. The work is slated to begin this spring or summer. Barrington Town

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Two Barrington men injured during dog fight

Two Barrington residents suffered bite wounds after their dogs began fighting on Wednesday morning, Dec. 31. According to police, a Beech Tree Court resident was inside her house when she noticed her neighbor’s dog, a German shepherd, attacking her golden retriever and her daughter’s dog. The woman’s husband went outside and pulled the German shepherd


Barrington overpowers Shea in boys’ hoops

The Barrington High School boys’ basketball team defeated Shea on Sunday, 48-30, in its first game of the Barrington Boosters Holiday Tournament. Matt DeWolf scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Eagles, who improved to 6-0 overall with the victory. Barrington knocked off Smithfield on Dec. 22, 59-47, and played well throughout

Members of the two robotics teams from Barrington Middle School pose for a photo.

Barrington robotics teams are headed to states

Two teams of Barrington Middle School students have qualified to compete at the First Lego League robotics state championship next month. Team Copyrighted and The Variables earned invitations to states with strong showings at a competition held at The Gordon School in East Providence. Team Copyrighted is comprised of seventh-graders Anna Li and Kevin Zhu,

Barrington firefighters pose with some of the items they donated to Operation Strike The Box.

Barrington firefighters donate items to homeless children

Barrington firefighters piled up some toys, socks and some winter gloves as they participated in Operation Strike The Box. The initiative was the brainchild of North Smithfield Dispatcher Dan Desmarais. After learning of the number of homeless children in Rhode Island — about 1,800 — he challenged fire departments around the state to “strike the box”

Sam Somera (left) and Mars Bishop are shown during an outdoor race last year.

Barrington boys break records at track meet

Barrington had a pair of record-breaking performances at the RITCA Invitational in Providence last week, as Adam Kelly set a new school and facility record in the weight throw and the Eagles’ 4×800 relay team of Mars Bishop, Lucas Bledsoe, Gerald Guerrieri, and Sam Somera clocked a record-breaking time. Kelly had a throw of 80

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Barrington girls’ hockey defeats Smithfield, 8-6

Kelly Kraunelis scored three goals and helped the Barrington High School girls’ hockey coop team to an 8-6 victory over Smithfield last week. Barrington coach Deneen Stebenne said Grace Flaherty also played well while scoring one goal and tallying five assists. Casie Castello led the defensive effort for the Eagles. “Casie Castello has been solid


Barrington bounces back after slow start, wins

The Barrington High School boys’ basketball team overcame a sluggish start in its game against Classical High School on Friday night, Dec. 19, and pulled out a 58-42 victory. Barrington, which was scheduled to play against Smithfield on Monday night, improved to 4-0 with the win over Classical. “We fell behind 23-12 at the 4