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'Little Shop' coming to Barrington High School

The Barrington High School Stagemasters will be performing "Little Shop of Horrors" this weekend in the John R. Gray Auditorium located at Barrington High School, 220 Lincoln Ave.  Based on …
Fresh start for St. Andrew's Farm Field in Barrington
Volunteers from the Barrington Land Conservation Trust joined forces with neighbors of the St. Andrew's Farm Field to prepare and seed … Read More
Barrington native selected All-Conference in field hockey
Barrington native and Williams College senior Libby Dolan was recently named All-New England Small College Athletic Conference … Read More
Barrington students return to quiz show
A team of Barrington High School students competed in this year's High School Quiz Show competition recently. Students Daniel … Read More
Barrington honors its veterans
Solemn and celebratory — that was how Lt. Col. Paul Dulchinos (U.S. Army Retired) described this year's Veterans' Day ceremony … Read More
Barrington Cheer team is headed to nationals
The Barrington Pop Warner Varsity Cheer team is going to Florida. The local cheer team won first place at the Pop Warner regional … Read More
New construction coming to St. Andrew's School
St. Andrew's School is planning to build a new residence hall, a faculty housing facility, and make renovations to existing buildings … Read More
Obituaries
Peter Ganner Fradley, 91, Westport Peter Ganner Fradley, a retired editorial writer for The Providence Journal, died in New Paltz, NY, on October 23, 2018, after a short illness due to complications from surgery. He was 91. He lived …
Allan W. Young, 70, of Foxborough, Mass., and formerly of Barrington and Seekonk Allan W. Young, 70, of Foxborough, Mass., and formerly of Barrington and Seekonk, passed away peacefully with his loving family by his side on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. He was the loving and devoted …
Sports
Barrington volleyball advances to Division I semifinals The Barrington High School girls volleyball team punched its ticket to the Division I semifinals with a 3-1 victory over Cranston East in the quarterfinals on Thursday night, Nov. 8.  Playing …
Barrington boys run to fourth place finish at state meet The Barrington High School boys cross country team entered the state championship meet as the seventh seed, but powered to a fourth place finish.  Led by three runners in the top 33 spots, …
Barrington girls finish second at cross country states The Barrington High School girls cross country team put forth a strong effort at the state championship meet at Ponaganset High School on Sunday, but came up short against Portsmouth High …
Barrington wins field hockey state championship Barrington High School's Caileigh Durkin made possibly the biggest save of the season on Sunday afternoon, sliding in front of a last-second Moses Brown shot to secure a 2-1 victory for the Eagles in …
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Opinion
Letter: In my father’s honor, veterans home needs help My late father, Sassio Michael Minutelli, served as the R.I. Permanent Advisory Council on House Veterans Affairs President Emeritus, in addition to many other positions in the State of Rhode Island …
Letter: Thank you for recognizing local veterans To the editor: I want to express my profound appreciation to those who participated in delivering baked goods to veterans. In particular, the Johnson and Pickering families and to Talya who …
Letter: Higher taxes next year are in the making To the editor: Well, there was a landslide vote last week in Barrington. I do not believe this landslide will favor Barrington taxpayers.  At the 2017 Financial Town Meeting, a vote was …
Letter: A century later, we still dream of true peace At 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, the guns stopped. The Armistice began. That calamity and horror, still known to many as “The Great War,” was stopped. In the sudden silence, millions dared …

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.