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Philomena D. Merolla, 92, Warren, Barrington

Philomena D. (Conti) Merolla, 92, passed away Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. She was the wife of the late Carmine J. Merolla. Born in Hyde Park, Mass., she was a daughter of the late Albert and Maria (Stabile) Conti. Mrs. Merolla worked at Coats and Clark for 20 years and then at Traffari for 20 years

Joseph L. Connors, Sr., 65, Barrington

Joseph L. Connors, Sr., 65, of Shore Drive, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. He was the beloved husband of Donna R. (Boyer) Connors. Born in Providence, a son of the late Frederick and Dorothy (Allen) Connors, he lived in Barrington for 45 years. Mr. Connors was a supervisor for Packaging Graphics of East

David Judson Bishop, 82, Barrington

David Judson Bishop, 82, of King Philip Avenue, in Barrington, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 after a short illness. David was born at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Ill. on Jan. 10, 1932. He was the son of Jean and Catharine S. Bishop. David was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Korean War. After

Barrington's Jillian May will play field hockey at Holy Cross next year. She will sign a letter of intent on Nov. 13.

Barrington students signing letters of intent

Three Barrington High School athletes will sign National Letters of Intent on Thursday, Nov. 13 extending their athletic careers to the NCAA Division 1 collegiate level. Emma Gasperoni, daughter of James and Lisa Gasperoni, will join the University of San Diego rowing team as coxswain. And twin sisters, Eliza and Jillian May, daughters of Peter and


Six immortalized in RWU Athletic Hall of Fame

Six local athletes will forever be remembered after being inducted into the Roger Williams University Athletics Hall of Fame. The third class of the university’s hall of fame includes athletes and coaches in a range of sports, including basketball, wrestling, softball, baseball and lacrosse. The inductees include: Vincent Godwin. Mr. Godwin played basketball at the


The Katie McNally Band at Sandywoods

Join Boston-based Scottish and Cape Breton fiddler Katie McNally, with Neil Pearlman on keyboards and Shauncey Ali on viola, for an evening of bold and exquisite tunes bursting from the Scottish and Cape Breton traditions. The trio’s repertoire ranges from traditional tunes to modern compositions, with an emphasis on string harmonies and inventive piano accompaniment.