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Barrington police: Bank employee stole $100K from elderly woman

Barrington police: Bank employee stole $100K from elderly woman

A woman who had worked for decades at the Citizens Bank on Willett Avenue on the Riverside-Barrington line is facing police charges after she allegedly stole more than $100,000 from an elderly East Providence woman. Police say that Sherry A. Blaydes Jarvis, 49, of Riverside, befriended a bank customer and, over the course of six

Adam Kelly is shown here competing during last year's indoor season.

Barrington boys dominate Class B weight throw event

Three Barrington High School students finished in the top five at the Class B Track and Field Championship held at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday. Barrington High School junior Adam Kelly finished with the best throw from all the classes — tossing the 25-pound weight 75 feet, 9 inches. He took top

Plans to build a skate/bike park at Legion Way took a turn at the recent Barrington Parks and Recreation Commission meeting.

Barrington’s proposed bike park shifts location

At the last meeting of the Barrington Parks and Recreation Commission meeting on Thursday, Jan. 23, the board discussed an additional volleyball court at Latham Park, a skate park at Chianese Park, usage of a portion of town-owned land at the end of Andreozzi Drive and environmentally-safe turf policies. Chianese identified as better skate park

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Resident Kathy Crain said Barrington teachers had been relying too heavily on worksheets associated with the Common Core, and that the standards may have appeared one way in theory, but were being delivered in quite a different fashion.

Barrington crowds turn out for Common Core forums

Two meetings focused on the same subject — Common Core State Standards — yielded far different results on Tuesday night. At 7 p.m., the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) hosted a forum on the background and benefits of the Common Core in the Barrington High School auditorium, while a parents group met in the

Barrington resident Tad Segal will be one of the presenters at the second Common Core forum tonight in Barrington.

Common Core opposition holding its own forum tonight

A group of people, including a member of the Barrington School Committee and a state representative, will hold its own presentation on the Common Core State Standards just a few feet away from the Rhode Island Department of Education forum on the same subject. The presentation, set for 8:30 p.m. in the Barrington High School

Education officials will be in Barrington tonight to discuss the Common Core State Standards and answer questions from the public. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

Barrington will host forum on Common Core tonight

The Barrington Education Foundation and Barrington Public Schools are sponsoring an information session on the new Common Core State Standards tonight, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. The forum will be held in the Barrington High School auditorium. The Common Core State Standards, which were adopted by Rhode Island in 2010, have been discussed and debated


St. Andrew’s hoops wipes out Worcester Academy; Hart nets 400th career coaching win

BARRINGTON — Though he is quick to dispel such a notion, what is becoming the legendary coaching career of Mike Hart at St. Andrew’s School reached another victory milestone Monday afternoon, Jan. 27, as the Saints eventually rolled to a contentious 74-56 win over visiting Worcester Academy in a NEPSAC Class AA boys’ basketball outing

Duck hunters stand in marsh grass on Hundred Acre Cove with some Barrington homes in the background.

Petition calls for the end of duck hunting in upper bay

Hundreds of people from across the state and beyond have signed their names to a petition calling for a ban to duck hunting in upper Narragansett Bay. A woman named Robin Pfahning started the petition recently on the MoveOn.org website. It states: “Stop duck hunting in upper Narragansett Bay. Gunshots starting in early morning and