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Business with a heart is helping children at home and abroad

Navyn Salem, a Barrington resident and mother of four, is the driving force behind Edesia, the company she created to produce and deliver Plumpy’Nut, a peanut-based therapeutic food that …
Warren Walkabout is Sunday
Sunday is looking to be a nice autumn day — perfect for a walkabout. All of downtown Warren is prepping for Warren’s big day as … Read More
Council candidates support public-private partnerships
Question: In your opinion, what steps could the next town council take to improve existing public-private partnerships and develop … Read More
Man jumps from Barrington River Bridge
Police responded to the Barrington River Bridge at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, after a man said he was going to jump from the … Read More
Sports
BHS Sports Roundup: Quakers outscore Eagles in field hockey
Barrington High School lost to Moses Brown 4-3 in a battle of the top two field hockey teams on Wednesday, Oct. 10. The undefeated … Read More
Barrington athletes fare well in fencing competitions
Fencers from the Rhode Island Fencing Academy & Club (RIFAC) challenged the competition for medals at an unclassified tournament … Read More
Last-second goal lifts Barrington over Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ soccer team lost in heartbreaking fashion Friday night, as Barrington’s … Read More
Police Report
Barrington police: Three businesses sell tobacco to minor Barrington police said three local businesses failed a tobacco sales compliance check conducted last week. On Thursday, Oct. 11, a 16-year-old boy who was serving as a police decoy entered nine …
Basketball coach says former player attacked him On Sunday, Oct. 7, Barrington police responded to the Sage Gymnasium at St. Andrew's School at about 11:10 a.m. for a disturbance. Officers spoke with a 26-year-old man who said he was a coach and …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices - Oct. 10, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on Oct. 10, 2018.
Barrington Legal Notices – Sept. 26, 2018 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on Sept. 26, 2018.
Obituaries
Mark David Robidoux, of Barrington Mark David Robidoux, born Nov. 9, 1961, passed away suddenly in his home on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018. Mark is survived by his wife Susan Gallego Robidoux, three sons Michael Medeiros, Daniel Robidoux …
David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine David Anderson, 76, of Scarborough, Maine, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 on his own terms from gastric cancer with his beloved wife Nee-Nee by his side. He was previously an 8-year survivor of …
Election 2018
Election News
Council candidates support public-private partnerships

Question: In your opinion, what steps could the next town council take to improve existing public-private partnerships and develop more partnerships in the future? • Jacob Brier — …

Libertarian Gould will vote against $250M school bond question

Question: State question number 1 on the November ballot will ask voters to approve a $250 million bond for school repairs and construction. How will you vote on that question, and why? Senate, …

Candidate Statements
Primiano: Fostering private-public partnerships Many residents I meet tell me they would like more recreational, community, and cultural opportunities in Barrington. The town has been adding to and improving parks and trails. The recreation …
Knight: Going beyond better school buildings We must prioritize the task of improving our schools.  This past year, the General Assembly started the work of fixing our school buildings and put a $250,000,000 bond on the ballot for your …
Gould: Knight is a status quo candidate Most people would agree that the political leadership in Rhode Island has failed us. Judging by his alignment with Speaker Mattiello on 98.6 percent of House votes, Jason Knight appears to …
Coyne: A grateful nation must support its veterans As the granddaughter, daughter and wife of veterans, and as the mother of a son attending the US Naval Academy, I have a deep appreciation for the sacrifices made by our military. For me, it’s …
Cassar: Make it easier for small business Our local economy is dependent on small businesses of all kinds, which are a critical source of services, goods and jobs. Whether home-based, brick and mortar, or virtual offices, small, …

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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.