Author Archives: Josh Bickford

The Booster Board has been the target of vandals recently.

Barrington Booster Board is a victim of vandals

Barrington Booster Board is a victim of vandals

For the last 15 years, Barrington resident David Hughes has stopped by the Booster Board at the intersection of County and Federal Roads and left messages to the public. Sometimes it was a listing for an upcoming high school sporting event. Other times it was a welcome back for a soldier. And sometimes it was


Police: Another break-in in Barrington

Two weeks ago a thief entered a Rumstick Road home, stole some computers and then drove off in the family’s Volkswagen. On Saturday, a thief struck a Chapin Road residence and pulled off a very similar larceny. According to police, a Chapin Road family was home and asleep early Saturday morning, June 28, when someone

Barrington's Peter, Karen and Ty Lyon brought home a gold medal from the recent USA Special Olympic games.

Barrington team wins Special Olympics gold

Barrington’s Ty and Peter Lyons competed in the USA Special Olympic games in Princeton, NJ recently and came away with gold medal in Unified Doubles Tennis. To reach the medal round, Ty and Peter defeated pairs from Florida, Georgia, Connecticut and Ohio. In the medal round they defeated a team from Louisiana and knocked off

Sen. David Bates announced on Wednesday, June 25, that he will not run for re-election.

Sen. Bates not running for re-election

Sen. David Bates did not file his papers to run for re-election to the District 32 Senate seat. That means he will not be spending his afternoons and evenings discussing the state budget or other fiscal matters involving the legislature, as he has for the last 22 years, and he will not be attending all-night

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Barrington school enrollment figures on the rise

Barrington Schools Superintendent Michael Messore was almost ready to start making changes to the kindergarten classrooms at Sowams, Nayatt and Primrose Hill Schools. With all-day kindergarten on its way in Barrington, the top school official knew that there was a lot of work that lay ahead. But Mr. Messore put the brakes on the work

Barrington's Kate Clancy was one of four local student-athletes to win a Cox Sports Award this year.

Four Barrington student-athletes earn Cox Sports Awards

Libby Dolan, Emma McMillan, Corey Daugherty and Katherine Clancy were among the 29 Rhode Island student-athletes to win 2014 Cox Rhode Island Sports Awards during a recent event at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet in Cranston. Libby earned her award for field hockey while Emma was selected for cross country, Corey in basketball and Katherine in