Author Archives: Josh Bickford


Barrington tennis team opens playoffs today

Barrington tennis team opens playoffs today

The Barrington High School girls’ tennis team defeated Westerly 5-2 and Portsmouth 6-1 and finished the regular season with an 11-2 record. The Eagles earned a number three seed heading into the Division I playoffs and will play against Mt. St. Charles today, Oct. 15, at home at 3 p.m. in the postseason opener. Barrington


Barrington candidates lobby for votes

They are lawyers. They are business owners. They are retired state police officers. And they are all lobbying for your vote. Candidates for local political offices participated in a forum last Tuesday night, Oct. 7, and shared their ambitions, goals and beliefs on topics ranging from education funding, to senior housing in Barrington, to the

Barrington's Monica Drimbarean, shown in an earlier match, won a three-set thriller against North Kingstown last week.

Barrington girls’ tennis team grinds out 4-3 wins

The Barrington High School girls’ tennis team grabbed two hard-fought wins last week, knocking off Lincoln School and North Kingstown, each by a 4-3 score. On Thursday, Oct. 2, Barrington played against a tough Lincoln School team and leaned on its third doubles team of Natasha Anis and Mary Richards to pull out the victory.

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

Barrington boys finish 9-1 in cross country

Barrington finished its regular season slate of meets with a pair of wins on Monday — the Eagles defeated Mt. Hope 15-50 and Moses Brown 15-50. Barrington finished 9-1 in the regular season. (It had been incorrectly reported that the Eagles lost to St. Patricks earlier; Barrington won that race, 15-50.) The top Barrington runners

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

Barrington girl wins challenging race in Vermont

Barrington’s Emma McMillan was the top overall runner at the Thetford Invitational. Emma clocked a time of 18:54.83 on the difficult woods trail run course; she finished almost a minute ahead of the second-place runner. Barrington freshman Grace Connolly finished in sixth place overall with a time of 20:00.51. Julia Zitzmann was 44th and Kate


Barrington schools: Police patrols increased

Barrington police have increased patrols around the local public schools in response to a threatening letter sent to Johnson police on Tuesday, Oct. 7. Barrington Superintendent of Schools Mike Messore issued a short statement on Wednesday morning after news media reported on threats made to elementary school students in Cranston, Johnston and Warwick. “No threat


Barrington girls’ soccer looks to bounce back

Barrington suffered back-to-back losses last week — falling to East Greenwich 3-1 and Exeter/West Greenwich 2-1. Bella Bertoncini scored Barrington’s lone goal in the loss to East Greenwich while Paige Hughes scored against Exeter/West Greenwich. Barrington was scheduled to play against Prout, South Kingstown and North Kingstown this week. “The girls are working hard and are