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Police alerted to suspicious object on Federal Road

Barrington Police received a phone call on Monday morning, Dec. 3, from someone who spotted a strange object on Federal Road and believed it might be a sparkler bomb. About two weeks ago, someone …
Buy a middle school brick, before it's too late
Anyone interested in purchasing a personalized engraved brick to support the Barrington Middle School PTO should do so before Dec. 31 … Read More
Work hardly ever stops at new Barrington Middle School
Construction was everywhere. On the third floor, a man carefully grouted floor tiles inside a faculty bathroom.  Inside the … Read More
Holy Angels Church Choir to present 'Lessons and Carols'
The Holy Angels Church “Lessons and Carols” presentation will be held on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 5 p.m., when the parish choir … Read More
Eagles indoor track team races past Quakers, falls to Rams
The Barrington High School boys indoor track team opened the winter season with a win over Moses Brown, 85-22, and a loss to LaSalle, … Read More
Barrington native named All-American in field hockey
Williams College senior forward and Barrington native Libby Dolan has been named a Third Team All-American (Division III) by the … Read More
Eagles skate to 3-2 victory against LaSalle
The East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team turned a 2-0 deficit into a 3-2 victory against LaSalle Academy on Saturday night, Dec. … Read More
Police Report
Police question New York men about video game consoles A Barrington police officer on patrol stopped a vehicle that was traveling on the Wampanoag Trail at about 9:10 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7. The officer said the vehicle was not using its …
Student questioned about his use of school computers Barrington police investigated a possible electronic crime at Barrington High School. Officers responded to the school on Friday, Dec. 7, after officials there reported a suspicious email that had …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices - Nov. 7, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrinton Times on Nov. 7, 2018.
Barrington Legal Notices — Oct. 31, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on Oct. 31, 2018.
Paul E. Samdperil, of Cranston Paul E. Samdperil died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at home. Born and raised in Providence, the son of the late Albert and Edwyna (Cohen) Samdperil. He was a longtime resident of Cranston.  Paul …
Joseph Shansky, 73, formerly of Barrington Joseph Shansky, 73, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Janet (Rubinstein) Shansky for 47 years. Born in New York City, a son of the …
Election 2018
Election News
It's official — new council, school board members sworn in
Barrington officials attended a special swearing-in ceremony at the town hall on Monday night, Dec. 3. But before the new council … Read More
Longtime legislator entering race for Barrington Town Council
Barrington resident Joy Hearn announced Monday, Nov. 19, that she will run for the open seat on the Barrington Town Council.  A … Read More
New Barrington School Committee member sets sights on busing change
Patrick McCrann is excited to begin his work for the Barrington School Committee.  Mr. McCrann was one of three Democrats and … Read More
Barrington councilor says 'No' to special election
Steve Primiano's loss on election night will not result in a second campaign for him this winter. The Republican member of the … Read More
Lone Republican voted off Barrington School Committee
John Alessandro knew he was in trouble on Tuesday afternoon, hours before the final votes for Barrington School Committee were … Read More
Praise for Pam — Barrington Democrats thank committee chairwoman
Pam Lauria stood on the stage at the Barrington Democratic Club on Tuesday night, Nov. 6, and tallied votes for the candidates in each … Read More

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.