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Barrington girls lacrosse opens with three wins

Barrington girls lacrosse opens with three wins

The Barrington High School girls’ lacrosse team pushed out to a 10-0 halftime lead and ran away with a 14-1 victory over Portsmouth on Monday night. The victory improved Barrington’s record to 3-0. Maeve Gaffney scored three goals and had two assists while Libby Dolan netted four goals in the win. Annie Sullivan (2 goals,

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Twenty-six Barrington public employees earn more than $100,000

Twenty-six public employees in Barrington earned more than $100,000 last year, according to data provided by the municipal and school finance directors. At the top of the list for highest paid municipal employees is town manager Peter DeAngelis, who earned nearly $154,000. Following Mr. DeAngelis are five police officers who earned more than their boss,

Barrington Schools Superintendent Michael Messore

Barrington superintendent: PARCC testing going well

Michael Messore, the superintendent of Barrington schools, said feedback from local principals about the district’s first experience with PARCC testing has been, so far, very positive. “They said the students came back and said it was fun,” said Mr. Messore. The PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) assessments replaced the NECAP

George Finn has won the NIAAA State Award.

Barrington High School’s AD earns state award

George Finn, the director of athletics and student activities at Barrington High School, has been named the winner of this year’s NIAAA (National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association) State Award for Rhode Island — the honor is bestowed on the athletic director who has distinguished himself on a national level. He will receive his award at

Bob Gourley (second from left) stands with BHS weight throwers Bobby Colantonio, Adam Kelly and Mike Alvernaz (from left to right).

Barrington volunteer is track coach of the year

Bob Gourley was recognized by his peers as the 2015 Rhode Island Coach-of-the-Year at the recent Rhode Island Track Coaches’ Association Boys’ Indoor Track banquet. The recognition was based not only on the performance of three of his stand-out student-athletes — Adam Kelly, Bobby Colantonio and Mike Alvernaz finished first, second, and fourth in Rhode