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Nayatt School students work on a Google Chromebook earlier this year.

Barrington schools’ computer plan hits budget bump

Barrington schools’ computer plan hits budget bump

Barrington School Department officials are taking a closer look at their options after members of the planning board decided not to include $425,000 of school capital requests in the proposed budget. “We need to have further conversations,” said Barrington Superintendent of Schools Michael Messore. School leaders said $100,000 of the request was earmarked for improvements

Lance Mitchell of Team Brazil spikes the ball en route to his team’s thrilling victory over Team Mexico. Photo by Richard W. Dionne Jr.

At Portsmouth High: ‘Eu sou Brasileiro!’ (gallery)

PORTSMOUTH — It was a back-and-forth thriller, but Team Brazil finally downed Team Mexico, 26-24, in the finals of the 22nd annual International Volleyball Tournament at Portsmouth High School Friday. Students picked their own teams and the countries they represented for the two-day intramural tournament, which is sponsored by the PHS foreign language department. After beating Team

Mt. Hope gymnast Victoria Genreau vaults at the New England meet.

Mt. Hope gymnast places in top third at New Englands

Mt. Hope High School gymnast Victoria Gendreau placed in the top third at the New England Gymnastics Championship meet held at Pinkerton Academy in Derry, NH, over the weekend. Coming off a fourth place finish at the state meet and leading her team to a second place finish in Division II, Gendreau returned to the New Englands for

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East Providence CTC restaurant hosts St. Patty’s Day event

EAST PROVIDENCE —  As we approach St. Patrick’s Day this year, we prepare ourselves with plans. Plans to celebrate.  Plans to wear green.  Plans to decorate with Shamrocks, rainbows, and gold coins.  However, how many of us plan to prepare a traditional Irish meal?  In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you may be

Senior guards Rylee Leonard (left) and Sofia Cabral embrace after the victory. Photos by Rich Dionne

Bay View rallies past rival Rams for girls’ hoops state title

KINGSTON — Bay View Academy captured the first Rhode Island Interscholastic League girls’ basketball open state tournament title with a 54-39 victory over rival LaSalle Sunday afternoon, March 15, at the University of Rhode Island’s Ryan Center. The Bengals, seeded second in the state tourney field, rallied from a seven-point deficit at halftime (22-15) to