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Barrington Police charge homeless man with assault

Barrington Police responded to a domestic dispute that occurred in the woods at Haines Park earlier this month. East Providence Police called Barrington Police at about 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. …
Eagles outlast Avengers in girls basketball, 44-40
The Barrington High School girls basketball team won its fourth straight game, defeating East Greenwich 44-40 on Thursday night, Jan. … Read More
Eagles score six goals in first period, win 8-5
The East Bay Co-op girls ice hockey team took a commanding 6-0 lead in the first period and glided to an 8-5 win over the … Read More
Eagles dominate competition at track meet
The Barrington High School boys indoor track team rolled to three victories during a regular season meet on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The … Read More
Resident claims Bristol County Water Authority is breaking the law
A Serpentine Road resident who ran for Warren Town Council last fall to raise awareness of alleged negligence and wrongdoing by the … Read More
Former Barrington council member is appointed to COA
It was a short break from civic duty for Steve Primiano. The longtime Barrington resident ended his service on the Barrington Town … Read More
Barrington boy wins six-foot Christmas stocking
stuffed with presents and other goodies. The Catanzaros ran Hendry's Trees — a Christmas tree lot on County Road located near … Read More
Obituaries
The Reverend Duane F. Parker, Ph.D., formerly of Barrington On Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, Duane Parker died in hospice care at home, surrounded by his family. More than a decade ago, Duane was diagnosed with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS). We had expected only …
Ginny McDermott, 88, of Barrington Ginny (Ruth) McDermott, 88, of Barrington, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 at Miriam Hospital. She was the wife of the late William J. McDermott. Born in Roxbury, Mass., she was a daughter of …
Frank J. Murgo, 95, of Barrington Frank J. Murgo, 95, formerly of Houghton Street, Barrington, died peacefully on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Shirley A. (Crawford) Murgo. …
Marie DeLuca, Warren Marie (Iavazzo) DeLuca of 38 Bagy Wrinkle Cove, Warren, RI, died peacefully at her home on Christmas Eve 2018, surrounded by her three loving children. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph …
Sports
Resident calls for artificial turf at new middle school Should the Barrington Town Council form a committee to explore the idea of building new artificial turf fields at the middle school? Barrington resident Tom Rimoshytus made that exact request to …
Barrington remembers a legend Frank Murgo once told this reporter many years ago, “I always tell my teams to play smart football and give it all they’ve got.” That was the trademark of a winning football …
Eagles skate past Mounties in Medeiros Cup opener The East Bay Girls Co-op ice hockey team scored two goals in the first two minutes and rolled to a 6-0 victory over the Mount St. Charles/Cumberland/Lincoln Co-op team in the first of the two …
Barrington fencers perform well at recent tournament A number of Barrington fencers from the Rhode Island Fencing Academy & Club managed to squeeze in a major fencing competition just before Christmas.   The tournament—a regional …
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Opinion
Editorial: Your Bristol County water supply is being left to rot We lose irreplaceable things all the time. Old houses rot and fall down. Developers plow beautiful fields into cul de sacs and house lots. Beloved businesses grow tired and close their doors. These …
Letter: The Reform Caucus can embrace democracy To the editor: The 19 or 20 Democrats who opposed Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s election would be wise to follow the principles outlined in George Kassis’ Jan. 3 letter to the editor (“An open …
Letter: Houses will impact terrapin nesting site To the editor: Lot 3A directly abuts a 75-acre upland/saltmarsh peninsula and which extends into the Barrington River and Hundred Acre Cove estuary. The 6.5 undeveloped lot contains a freshwater …
Letter: Migrant caravan nothing like biblical story To the editor: I usually find myself in full agreement with Arlene Violet and the opinions she expresses in her column. However, I find her comparison of the biblical journey of Mary and …

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