Water Street re-pave starts Monday

Motorists frustrated with the sad state of Water Street will get what they've been waiting for next week — a re-pave of the busy road in North Warren. Warren DPW Chief Jan Malik said Friday that …
Barrington hosts computer science competition
The Barrington High School computer science team recently hosted an international competition, and finished ninth out of 18 … Read More
Barrington Pop Warner has reason to cheer
Barrington Pop Warner's proud tradition in cheer will continue this fall when members of the Eagles cheer teams take the … Read More
Barrington girls race to eighth place finish at track nationals
Four girls from Barrington High School competed in a relay event at the New Balance Outdoor Track Championships in Greensboro, NC, on … Read More
St. Luke’s bids farewell to beloved pastor
Robert Hawkins, Pastor of St. Luke’s Church, is sailing off into the sunset — literally.  Father “Bob” … Read More
Nayatt Road repaving project nears
The Nayatt Road repaving project is scheduled to start in August. According to an official at the Rhode Island Department of … Read More
Barrington news briefs: Art Cart, blood drive and board openings
Smile Through Art will visit Atria Bay Spring   In partnership with The American Parkinson Disease Association Rhode Island … Read More
Change order for middle school project will cost $884,312
The first change order submitted for the Barrington Middle School construction project is estimated to cost nearly $900,000. School … Read More
Beaming with pride at Barrington Middle School
Current Barrington Middle School students will forever be a part of the new middle school building. Late last week and early this … Read More
Police: Teenager at beach charged with underage possession
Barrington police responded to Spinnaker Drive at about 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, for a report of youths being loud on a nearby … Read More
Obituaries
Angelina Cioe, 98, of Barrington

Angelina Cioe, 98, of Whipple Avenue, died peacefully on Saturday, June 16, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Anthony H. Cioe Sr. Born in Providence, a daughter of …

Barbara 'Boo' Humphrey Sage, 84, of Barrington

Anna-Lisa Beckman Madeira, of Barrington

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Opinion
Letter: Time for a change — time for a representative town meeting To the editor: Barrington’s town meeting has not and does not truly represent the entire town. It’s time for a change to a representative town meeting.   In many ways it is …
Letter: Border policy is 'monstrous and unconscionable' To the editor: My parents were war refugees in their own country. My mother was one of eight children, and her family had to flee their home to escape invading forces. They had to travel over 200 …
Letter: Voting belongs at a polling place, not an FTM To the editor:  This is about the FTM, "the forgot to mention meeting," about the $800,000 more needed.  Anyone with a modicum of intellectual abilities knows that this kind of …
Sports
Mets win Majors championship in Barrington The 365 Sports Mets won the Barrington Little League Majors Division Championship on Friday, June 15. The Mets defeated the Mangia Pizza Nationals 5-0, behind a stellar pitching performance from …
East Bay girls win state championship The East Bay Girls Lacrosse 7/8 Blue team won the RIYLL State Championship on June 17, defeating South County 13-8. Reilly Curran dominated on the draw, winning possession for East Bay throughout …
Barrington loses to Prout, 5-1, in D-II Championship The Barrington softball team lost to Prout 5-1 in the Division II championship at RIC on Wednesday night. Prout pitcher Vanessa Oatley no hit the Eagles in game one on Monday and was nearly as good …

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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.