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Cassar vs. Holmes — both say state politics need improvement

Liana Cassar and Rhonda Holmes spent the first half of their debate last week discussing abortion. Ms. Holmes, a Republican, said she was pro-life and could not support the reproductive health …
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 … Read More
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
Former addict to BHS students: Ask yourself 'Why use?'
Why? Why would someone start drinking? What is so wrong with someone's life that he or she would start "chasing death"? Chris … Read More
Scheduled weekend lane closures for I-195 affect East Bay travel
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced lane shifts and traffic pattern changes at the … Read More
Obituaries
Francis Nathaniel Holmes Bishop, 69, of Barrington Francis Nathaniel Holmes Bishop died with his family by his side on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 at the age of 69 after a decades long battle with melanoma. Nat was born on April 12, 1949 in New York …
Stephen H. Perry, 64, formerly of Barrington Stephen H. Perry, 64, formerly of Bay Road, died peacefully on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Elizabeth (Steffany) Perry. Born in Providence, a son …
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 Quakers built a 2-1 halftime lead against the Eagles, but …
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 sponsored by Worcester Fencing Club recently. The …
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 …
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Opinion
Editorial: What is the future of the old middle school? For the second time in a month, hundreds of Barrington children suddenly had their Saturday schedules cleared while their peers throughout Rhode Island chased after soccer balls on a typical fall day …
Letter: Please vote to expand cemetery commission To the editor: It’s easy, I think, to take for granted all the work needed to manage a town like Barrington.  Did you know for instance that Barrington has 21 boards, committees and …
Letter: Ban semi-automatic rifles in Barrington To the editor: On Dec. 14, 2012, Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and killed 20 six- and seven-year-old children with a semi-automatic rifle that was legally …
Editorial: Bike path crime spree is a crock Years ago, when there was talk of building the East Bay Bike Path, some along its route raised a ruckus, arguing that this path past their backyards would surely bring a crime wave the likes of which …

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