Barrington Middle School girls lose in state finals

The Curtis Corner jinx continues for the Barrington Middle School girls’ basketball team.  For the third time, the South Kingstown middle school entry has beaten the Lady Eagles in the …
Police charge 14-year-old Barrington boy with cyber-stalking
Police charged a 14-year-old Barrington boy with cyberstalking-first offense on Wednesday, Feb. 14. An official at Barrington … Read More
Should Barrington give affordable housing developer a tax break?
Steve Primiano is worried about the schools. More specifically, the Barrington Town Council member is concerned about how … Read More
Barrington students' stories earn awards
Barrington High School's Sam Read and Amanda Woodard will have their stories published after being named winners of the Write Rhode … Read More
Obituaries
Queen Margaret Taft, 98, formerly of Barrington

Queen Margaret (Horsfall) Taft, 98, of Norton, Mass., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at Wingate Residences of Norton in Norton, Mass.   Born on Jan. 16, 1920 in Patch Grove, …

Elizabeth Anne Brooks, 66, of Barrington

Margaret G. Gaudiano, 108, of Barrington

Barrington girls finish third at state track meet
The Barrington High School girls indoor track team finished third at the state championship meet in Providence last … Read More
Barrington mock trial team competes in playoffs
The Barrington High School Mock Trial Team recently competed against LaSalle in a playoff match-up at the RI Traffic … Read More
Barrington girls lose playoff opener
The Barrington High School girls basketball team lost its playoff opener on Monday night. The host Eagles fell behind early against … Read More
Bella Mente Racing back for more from New England Boatworks
Famed ocean racer Hap Fauth liked the job done by New England Boatworks on his last maxi racers enough that he has returned to the … Read More
Proposed law would prohibit all parking on Maple Avenue
The council has proposed legislation that would prohibit all on-street parking on Maple Avenue. Currently, some on-street parking … Read More
Barrington council tightens rules about storage containers
A newly-approved ordinance restricts the use of storage containers in Barrington. The town council voted unanimously to approve the … Read More
Opinion
Letter: Congrats to the Junior Bears hockey team! To the editor: Congratulations to the Providence Junior Bears for winning the Northern RI Vikings' 16th annual Thanksgiving Classic 2017 Invitational Hockey Tournament. The Providence Junior …
Letter: We need to eliminate that evil voice To the editor: Last Thursday night, I walked into Bluewater Grill for our family Valentine’s Day dinner and gave my daughter a long hug. She is only 6 and a half and didn’t know what …
Letter: It's time to take action against gun violence To the editor: We visited Parkland, Florida just two weeks ago. It is a town that I know for its farmer’s markets, beautiful blue skies, laughter, love and it is my sister’s home. On …
Sports
Barrington boys finish 18th at state track meet The Barrington High School boys indoor track team finished 18th at the state championship meet on Saturday. Sam Read entered the 300-meter event as the 12th seed but finished fifth overall with a …
Portsmouth advances after defense swarms Eagles in 58-49 win BARRINGTON — The Portsmouth High boys’ varsity basketball team advanced  in the Division II playoffs after its defense stymied Barrington in the opening round Friday …
Eagles top Titans in wrestling, tie Warriors The Barrington High School wrestling team defeated Toll Gate 36-33 and tied the Tolman/Shea/Central Falls co-op team during two dual meets on Tuesday night, Feb. 13. Against Toll Gate, Barrington …

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