Barrington team wins summer league championship

The Barrington Youth Basketball Association's Sixth Grade team recently won the Division 1 Championship in the Mass Premier Courts Summer League. Also, the Barrington Youth Basketball …
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Possible arson suspected in Tiverton fire

At 5 a.m., Friday, August 18, 2017, an on duty police officer discovered flames coming from a business located at 2423 Main Road in Tiverton. The fire was quickly extinguished, said Tiverton Fire Chief Robert Lloyd. There were no injuries, and the business is still in operation. The nature of the fire is suspicious, he said.

Barrington All Stars top Cranston, lose to Smithfield

The Barrington Little League All Star team competing in the Christopher Andreozzi tournament came within one game of reaching the finals. Last Tuesday, Barrington defeated Cranston in a …

Barrington children bring 'Wizard of Oz' to life

The Primrose Neighborhood Theater Troupe returned to the stage recently with a joyful distillation of L. Frank Baum's “The Wizard of Oz”. With a script adaptation by Lola Gambino and …

Bristol arrests: Drug fire, domestic assault and More

The Bristol Police Department made the following arrests last week: Kelly Normandin, 22, of 228 State St., Apt. 1, Bristol, was charged on Aug. 7 with manufacturing narcotics, possession of …
Obituaries
Stanley Stanko, 99, Warren

With deep sympathy the family of Stanley J. Stanko announces his passing at age 99. Staff Sergeant Technician Third Grade, Mr. Stanko proudly served in the United States Army during World War II …

E. Howland Bowen, 86, Little Compton

Mary A. DeFusco, 98, Bristol

Edward R. Marshall, 80, formerly of Bristol

Rose M. Conti, 93, Bristol

Zoe E. Woodruff, 86, of Barrington

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