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Barrington children offer reasons why they love the library during a presentation Thursday night.

Barrington kids support proposed $1.2M library bond

Barrington kids support proposed $1.2M library bond

One by one, the boys and girls standing on the Barrington Library auditorium stage grabbed the microphone and shared their love for the library. One girl spoke about how excited she was when she first got her library card. Another said she liked stopping to see Rudy, the guinea pig who lives in the children’s

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Warren offers school settlement; Bristol rep seeks reversal

The Town of Warren has made a settlement offer to Bristol, after a judge ruled earlier this month that the Bristol Warren Regional School District wrongly apportioned millions in state education aid last year. All told, Warren taxpayers ended up paying $2.05 million more than they should have, the judge ruled, while Bristol taxpayers conversely

Mt. Hope High School

Mt. Hope student, 16, dies of possible overdose

Counseling was available to Mt. Hope students this week after one of their classmates died suddenly over the weekend. A 16-year-old girl was rushed to St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River Friday afternoon, possibly suffering from a drug overdose, according to Tiverton Police Captain Patrick Jones. The student was with friends in that town when


Kickemuit Middle School principal hired

Kickemuit Middle School is no longer without a principal. The Bristol Warren Regional School Committee introduced new KMS Principal Jared Vance, replacing Beth Hayes, who resigned in March. Mr. Vance, currently the assistant principal at Curtis Corner Middle School in South Kingstown, will begin at KMS on July 1, though he said he plans on

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School calendar approved, Feb. vacation eliminated in Bristol Warren

Students in Bristol and Warren will not have February vacation in 2016, but April vacation remains the same after the Regional School Committee approved the 2015-16 school calendar Monday. Instead of a full week off in February, students will be off Monday, Feb. 15 for President’s Day and Tuesday, Feb.16 for a professional development day.