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Riders raise money at Bayside YMCA

More than 75 riders raised nearly $11,000 in the annual Cycle for Your Cause at the Bayside YMCA on Saturday afternoon. Riders pedaled on indoor bikes set up in the Bayside YMCA gymnasium for a …
Workers to lay water pipe 20 feet under Kickemuit River
Contractors will soon drill a hole across and more than 20 feet under the Kickemuit River to provide a more reliable source of water … Read More
Sowams Octoberfest is Saturday in Barrington
Sowams School's largest fund-raiser of the year — the Sowams Octoberfest — will take place on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 10 a.m. to 3 … Read More
Some Barrington school committee candidates say public meetings could be more public
Question: What is your opinion of school committee meetings — are they open and accessible enough to the public? Patrick McCrann … Read More
Students study sea level rise in Barrington and Warren
The small group of college students stood at the end of the road and looked out toward the river.  At low tide, the river seemed a … Read More
Barrington residents show they care
Residents and town officials participated in the first-ever Barrington Day of Caring — a community event where people helped improve … Read More
Group aims to better support older Barrington residents
Age-Friendly Barrington, a grassroots group of volunteers, will begin conducting focus groups and surveys this fall with the aim of … Read More
Obituaries
Claire A. Chartier, 77, of Barrington Claire A. Chartier, 77, of Barrington, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018 at her home. She was the wife of Robert “Bob” Chartier.   Born in Central Falls, she was a daughter of …
Russell J. Burley, 62, of Barrington Russell J. Burley, 62, died peacefully on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Mary Ann (Rutkowski) Burley.  Born in Albany, NY, a son of Florann (Conklin) Burley of …
Scott Andrews, 51, formerly of Barrington Scott Andrews, 51, of Riverside, passed away suddenly in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. He was born Jan. 28, 1967 in Providence. He is survived by his fiancée Michele …
Sports
Last-second goal lifts Barrington over Portsmouth PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High School girls’ soccer team lost in heartbreaking fashion Friday night, as Barrington’s Elizabeth Grover scored with only five seconds left on …
Cheerleading 'Fun Competition' is Sunday in Barrington Barrington Pop Warner will be hosting the RISMA annual Cheerleading Fun Competition on Sunday, Oct. 7 at Barrington High School.  This is the first time that Barrington Pop Warner has hosted …
Barrington girls tennis improves record to 4-2 Beth Wang won a three-set thriller in the third singles match, 6-3, 6-7 (3), 6-2, and led Barrington to a 4-3 victory over Moses Brown on Thursday, Sept. 27. Lauren Jay also won her match at …
Local figure skaters will compete in France Santina Jacques, a freshman at Barrington High School, and Iris Yang, a fifth grade student at Hampden Meadows School, have been selected to skate with the 2018-2019 Ocean State Ice Theatre's (OSIT) …
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Opinion
Letter: Putting fear in Barrington residents To the editor: We were reading the council question of the week, and the false unsupported statements made by the candidates. Once again we would like to clarify to the town council candidates …
Letter: Thanks for supporting Booster Day To the editor: The Booster Club would like to thank the student athletes and community donors who made our recent Booster Day a huge success! More than 100 student-athletes participated in our …
Letter: Stop dragging your feet with start time change Letter to the Barrington School Committee: As a mom of three exhausted middle schoolers, a physician who takes care of many sleep-deprived teenagers and a supporter of the results of many …
Letter: Go 'outside the box' to solve field issues To the editor: As the former acting and part-time director of the Parks and Recreation Department, the issue of players’ fees came up during my tenure.  At that time, the leagues did …

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