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Eagles senior Jillian May looks on as Moses Brown players erupt after scoring a goal in the first half.  Photos by Rich Dionne

Barrington loses in field hockey finals, 1-0

Barrington loses in field hockey finals, 1-0

The Barrington High School field hockey team came up short in the Division I finals, losing 1-0 to Moses Brown on Monday night, Nov. 3, at Roger Williams University. The Eagles entered the postseason as the number three seed and knocked off Smithfield 3-0 in the quarterfinals. Barrington advanced to the finals with a 2-0 victory

Senior full-back Jake Gelsomino will lead the Barrington Eagles against Portsmouth tonight at 8.

Barrington football team hosts Portsmouth tonight

When you’ve finished trick-or-treating tonight you may want to head over to Barrington High School’s Victory Field for a showdown of Division I rivals. Barrington, which has a 3-2 record in Division I, will host 4-2 Portsmouth. Kick-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. Barrington is coming off a 28-12 win over Cranston West last week. Barrington coach

Molly Coffey received a certificate of attendance at June's commencement. On Thursday she was to receive her diploma.

Agreement: Barrington girl receiving her diploma

Molly Coffey’s 19th birthday was on Monday, but her present arrived three days later. On Thursday morning, the local girl and her parents signed an agreement stating that she would receive her diploma from Barrington High School. News of the agreement was shared on Thursday afternoon in a joint press release from Barrington Superintendent of

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Barrington sees increase in students taking ACTs

More and more Barrington High School students are taking the ACT, a national college admissions exam. In 2009, a total of 54 Barrington students sat for the ACT, according to statistics provided by the local school district. But that number doubled to 107 in 2014, and Barrington High School Principal Joe Hurley said he expects even


Barrington called for closer look at NECAP scores

Results from the recent round of NECAP Science assessments are being reviewed by the test publisher after officials from Barrington public schools and a few other districts raised some specific concerns. The assessments were administered to students across five New England states last spring and results were shared with district officials in mid-September. Shortly after

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Barrington opens field hockey playoffs with win

The Barrington High School field hockey team defeated Smithfield 3-0 on Monday afternoon in a playoff quarterfinal game. With the win, the Eagles advanced to a semifinal matchup against East Greenwich, the number 2 seed, on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at Roger Williams University at 5:30 p.m. Barrington and East Greenwich met twice during the regular

A water authority executive says repair work is needed on a water main that runs under the Barrington River Bridge.

Barrington River Bridge needs more work

Construction of the bridge that ran years past its initial deadline and millions of dollars over budget also appears to have failed to include the proper installation of a water main. According to Bristol County Water Authority Executive Director Pamela Marchand, the contractor for the Barrington River Bridge project failed to correctly install a flexible