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Barrington girls lose to LaSalle in semis

The Barrington High School girls basketball team lost 60-37 to LaSalle Academy during a state tournament semifinals game at the URI Ryan Center.  The last time the teams squared off was more …
New positions, pay raises included in Barrington budget
Barrington's proposed municipal budget is calling for a 3.9 percent or $648,016 increase. If the increase is approved, the … Read More
Home sales — 'volume down, value up' in Barrington
Two dozen homes in Barrington sold for more than $1 million last year. According to Barrington Tax Assessor Michael Minardi, the … Read More
Longtime sportswriter inducted into Hall of Fame
Longtime East Bay sportswriter/photographer Manny Correira was honored at Sunday's Words Unlimited Awards Banquet at the Cranston … Read More
Barrington Middle School students to perform 'High School Musical, Jr.'
Arts Alive! and Barrington Middle School will present "High School Musical, Jr." this weekend. More than 150 students have been … Read More
East Bay legislators support Reproductive Privacy Act
It was a narrow victory, but a victory nonetheless. After nearly five hours of deliberating one of their most hotly contested, … Read More
Barrington students' stories selected for awards
Barrington High School students Violet Johnson and Kayla Duvel received special awards from Write Rhode Island as part of a short … Read More
Obituaries
Richard W. Ober, 73, of Barrington Richard W. Ober, 73, of Barrington, passed into the arms of his Savior on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at his home in Barrington. Rick was born to Arthur and Louise (Flanigan) Ober on Dec. 28, 1945, in …
John P. Josephs, 82, of Barrington John P. Josephs, 82, of Wampanoag Trail, Barrington, died peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Nancy (Mascena) Josephs.   Born …
Amy E. Rochford, of Barrington Amy E. Rochford, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2019, preceded in death by her father Paul Robert Rochford. Amy is survived by her son Daniel, mother Patricia, brothers Paul, Timothy, and Peter; sister …
Beverly Snow Colella, formerly of Barrington Beverly Snow Colella, of Centerville, Mass. and formerly of Barrington, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 and joined her beloved husband Richard in heaven. Beverly was born to …
Sports
Barrington volleyball standout earns special award For Barrington High School senior Maile Somera, being named the Words Unlimited George Donnelly Award as the Co-Schoolgirl Athlete of the Year culminated a season and career filled with personal …
Saints overcome injuries, win championship The St. Andrew's School boys prep basketball team overcame injuries to two of its top players to win the 2019 NEPSAC Class AA title recently. The Saints entered the tournament as the top seed and …
East Bay girls lose heartbreaker in double OT The East Bay Co-op girls hockey team pushed LaSalle Academy to the brink before falling in double overtime in game three of the state championship series, 3-2, on Monday night, March 11. The …
Barrington siblings are All-Americans in track Barrington's Adam Kelly, a senior at Princeton University, finished second in the weight throw at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships last weekend. Not to be outdone, Adam's …
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Opinion
Letter: Solving the dog poop bag dilemma To the editor: In one of the March 13 police reports, a woman complained about a man yelling at her for leaving a filled “dog poop” bag beside the road. She stated she intended to pick …
Guiding Sakonnet YC sailors has been a privilege To the editor: I would like to thank the parents who paid to submit a letter in the February 27 Sakonnet Times. I am honored and humbled by their many kind thoughts. It isn’t often that one …
Letter: Green New Deal: Our lives depend on it To the editor: In "Uninhabitable Earth," David Wallace-Wells points out that the greenhouse gas emissions that threaten to overwhelm our planet have not been steadily rising since …
Letter: POW/MIA flag should fly every day As an American veteran, I became aware that the federal government is only required to fly the POW/MIA flag six days per year. This was established by Title 36 of the USC, Section 902. In my …

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