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Coach: Eagles overcome pressure in semifinals

Barrington High School girls volleyball coach Ron Enos said his team showed impressive mental toughness to battle back from a 2-1 deficit against LaSalle Academy in the Division I semifinals. The …
RIDOT announces Washington Bridge traffic pattern change
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced a traffic pattern change for a section of the … Read More
Barrington volleyball team defeats LaSalle in semifinals
With a trip to the Division I finals resting in the balance, the Barrington High School girls volleyball team battled back to win the … Read More
Barrington police investigate alleged indecent behavior
Barrington police are investigating some alleged indecent behavior that took place Monday, Nov. 12. According to police, a … Read More
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
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 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 competition and qualified for the national championships at ESPN …
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 …
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Opinion
Editorial: ‘Oh, my back!’ - confronting disability fraud There is one notion of public employee disability pay and pensions — the one that ought to be and once was. General Treasurer Seth Magaziner put it simply and well: “The disability …
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 …

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