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Emma McMillan (left), shown during a meet last year, won the girls' race at the Thetford Invitational in Vermont.

Barrington girls run to victories over E.P., St. Raphaels

Barrington girls run to victories over E.P., St. Raphaels

Barrington boasted the nine out of the top 10 finishers during a meet against East Providence and St. Raphael’s Academy on Sept. 23, knocking off both opponents by the score of 15-50. Grace Connolly clocked the top time for Barrington at 19:31, followed by Julia Zitzmann, Emma McMillan, Katie Zitzmann, Lindsey Kloc, Lusine Gazeryan, Riley


Barrington resident: $98,000 check was bogus

A Mathewson Road resident stopped into the Barrington police station on Monday, Sept. 22, after someone tried to use his personal information to cash a fraudulent check. The resident said he had been contacted by a bank in Connecticut after someone tried to cash a check made out for $98,000; the check appeared to be

Barrington's Jillian May (left), shown in a game against North Kingstown, scored three goals and notched two assists in games last week.

Barrington field hockey marches to lopsided wins

The Barrington High School field hockey team continued its winning ways last week, knocking off Bay View, 7-0, and Wheeler, 6-1. Jill May led the offense during the two-game stretch, scoring three goals and notching two assists, while Julia Soares had three goals and one assist, Katelyn McMahon scored three goals, and Libby Dolan tallied

Eagles senior quarterback Jake Slye throws a pass off the fingertips of tight end  Dave Kelley in the end zone early in the third quarter. Photos by Rich Dionne

Barrington rolls over South Kingstown, 32-14

The Barrington High School football team opened an 18-0 halftime lead and powered to a 32-14 victory over South Kingstown on Friday night, Sept. 26. The win evened Barrington’s Division I mark to 1-1. The Eagles opened the scoring on a picture-perfect touchdown pass connection between quarterback Jake DeMarco to tight end Jake Slye. DeMarco tossed

Barrington's Nick Jensen, shown during a game last year, scored two touchdowns last week against LaSalle.

Barrington hosts South Kingstown tonight

The Barrington High School football team will host South Kingstown in a Division I showdown Friday night, Sept. 26, at Victory Field. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. Barrington opened regular season play against LaSalle last Friday night and nearly pulled off the victory, falling 21-20, at Cimini Field. Barrington coach Bill McCagney said his

Jake DeMarco, shown in a game against Middletown, threw a touchdown pass to Jake Slye in Barrington's 21-20 loss to LaSalle on Friday.

Barrington football team falls short against LaSalle

Barrington scored through the air, on the ground and overcame an unexpected offensive scheme against LaSalle on Friday night, but still fell one point shy in a 21-20 loss. “I thought we out-played them,” said Barrington coach Bill McCagney. “They’re a good team, but I thought we played them well. … I’m not disappointed. We

Joe Piccerelli, Barrington DPW superintendent; RIRR Executive Director Michael OConnell; and Peter D’Angelis, Barrington town manager (from left to right) pose for a photo during a ceremony at RIRR on Wednesday, Sept. 24.

Barrington receives thousands for recycling

Barrington recycled nearly 2,400 tons of material last year and received a check for $34,233 for the effort. Rhode Island Resource Recovery recently distributed checks to the 39 cities and towns in the state for profits realized from the sale of recyclables. The municipal share of the profits for the year ending June 30, 2014

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Barrington teen wins track and field honor

Barrington’s Bobby Colantonio was name the USATF-New England Athlete of the Month for July. The announcement was made last month at the organization’s meeting in Newton, Mass. Colantonio won the national title in the hammer throw for the 15-16 boy’s division at the National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Humble, Texas in July.


Barrington sports roundup: Girls lose 3-2

The Barrington High School girls’ soccer team dropped a tough, 3-2, decision to Portsmouth High School on Wednesday, Sept. 17, but bounced back with a 2-0 win over Bay View on Monday night, Sept. 22. Barrington’s Caroline Larisa and Paige Hughes both scored in the Eagles’ home loss to Portsmouth. Barrington will travel to Mt.