Barrington gymnasts compete in regionals

On Saturday, May 19, three athletes from Barrington competed in Shrewsbury, Mass. at the USA Gymnastics Regionals, representing the state of Rhode Island on the Gold Team competition. The girls, …
Barrington girls race to Class A Championship
Kate Zitzmann and Annika Kelly each won two events and helped lead the Barrington High School girls track team to the Class A … Read More
Barrington resident's reminder: Reval will impact tax bills
Barrington officials are anticipating a small decrease in the tax rate this year, but Peter Clifford wants to remind people that the … Read More
Busing study: Later start times cost $67,000 (or maybe less)
A consultant hired by the Barrington School Department concludes that it would cost $67,000 annually to add another bus and a half to … Read More
Barrington to host computer science league showdown
The Barrington High School Computer Club will host teams from across the country and from all over the world in this weekend's ALL … Read More
Three Barrington students shine in literature contest
Three Hampden Meadows School fifth-graders were surprised in a special ceremony on Thursday, May 17. Minty Gaitskell, Dahlia Weller, … Read More
Volvo Ocean Race: Enright and Vestas take third during In-Port Race
Bristol resident Charlie Enright led Vestas 11th Hour Racing team to a strong third place podium-finish, pleasing the home crowd who … Read More
Babysitting will be provided at Barrington FTM
Town officials said babysitting will be provided for free at Wednesday's financial town meeting in Barrington. The annual meeting … Read More
Have your gardening questions answered on Saturday in Barrington
Officials at Barrington Farm School are inviting people to have their soil tested and their gardening questions answered during a … Read More
Barrington Scout's Eagle project offers geography lesson
In the first grade, Alex Morrissette joined the Tiger Cubs through Primrose Hill School, thinking it would be fun. Never did he … Read More
Obituaries
Nancy Colardo, 91, of Barrington

Mrs. Nancy (Ruggiero) Colardo, 91, of Barrington, died peacefully on Monday, May 21, surrounded by family at St. Elizabeth’s Manor.  She was the wife of the late Vincenzo …

Barbara Elizabeth Parillo, of Barrington

Jean E. Allen, 81, of Barrington

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Opinion
Letter: Recent news brief was a joke, right? To the editor: Re the Page 9, May  9 “News Brief” headline, "Online gaming to become a high school sport”: You’re kidding, right! Karl F. …
Letter: To letter writer, you're missing the point To the editor: In response to the letter written last week by Mr. Fuller, I would like to suggest that he missed the actual point of the "Hate Has No Home Here" signs, and is nitpicking the …
Letter: Kudos to high school letter-writers To the editor: Here are a few observations: 1. Shout out to the Barrington High School students who have recently written letters to the editor! Mr. Chalue-Feeney and Ms. Kugler both wrote …
Sports
Eagles overpower Skippers in girls lacrosse Hope Robertson scored six goals, Tess Gagliano had four goals, and Clare Gaffney added three more, powering the Barrington High School girls lacrosse team to a 17-7 win over North Kingstown on …
CVS Charity Classic moves to single-day tournament Rory McIlroy is coming to Rhode Island. In fact, McIlroy will be coming to Barrington for this year's CVS Health Charity Classic. McIlroy is one of the top-ranked professional golfers in the world …
Barrington boys finish third at Eastern Division Championship Powered by a sweep of the top three spots in the 110-meter hurdles, the Barrington High School boys track team finished third at the Eastern Division Championship on Wednesday, May 9. Barrington's …

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