Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'Barrington'  -  Page 4
Barrington
Latest

Barrington’s own ‘Downton Abbey’ a victim of vandals

By   /  January 2, 2014  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

Belton Court was the center of attention during the Oct. 2011 public auction of the former Zion Bible Institute property.

One of the most historically significant buildings in town was vandalized last month. A caretaker for the former Zion Bible Institute property in the north end of Barrington called police at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 25, to report that someone had broken into the Belton Court mansion and vandalized its interior. Belton Court is […]

Read More →
Latest

Barrington boys set track meet record

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  News, Schools, Sports  /  No Comments

Adam Kelly, shown in a regular season indoor track and field meet, won a national title on Sunday.

Barrington High School’s Adam Kelly, Bobby Colantonio and Mike Alvernaz combined to set a new meet record in the weight throw relay at the fifth annual Rhode Island Classic Track and Field Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 28. The three Barrington underclassmen — Kelly and Alvernaz are juniors while Colantonio is a sophomore — tallied a […]

Read More →
Latest

Barrington woman finds camera mounted to tree on her property

By   /  December 31, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

barrington-police-cruiser - stockimage

A Barrington resident called police at about 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 26, after she found a camera mounted on a tree on her White Birch Lane property. Police officers stopped by the location — White Birch is near Rumstick Point — and removed the camera from the tree. Police said the device appeared to […]

Read More →
Latest

Letter: No room in the manger in Barrington

By   /  December 26, 2013  /  Letters to the Editor, Opinion  /  No Comments

To the editor: “And laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” (Luke 2:7 ) I am sure that if Mary and Joseph came to Barrington, they would have no trouble finding suitable accommodations. Churches would open their doors wide, even vie for the opportunity to host the […]

Read More →
Latest

Barrington teenager wants to bring bike park to Legion Way rink

By   /  December 26, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

The Legion Way ice rink is used for skating in the winter, but Barrington's Alex Raad hopes to bring a bike park there for the summer months.

Alex Raad is tired of being told to scram. The Barrington High School senior has, for the last few years, heard local shop owners and police officers tell him and his friends to take their bike riding or skateboarding someplace else. Often that means heading over to some other town’s skate park or out to […]

Read More →
Latest

Barrington hires new finance director

By   /  December 23, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis announced the hiring of a new finance director on Thursday, Dec. 19 — he said the town hired Kathleen Raposa to fill the spot vacated in October by the resignation of Dean Huff. Mr. DeAngelis issued a short release marking the new hire. “I am pleased to advise you that […]

Read More →
Latest

Local churches set holiday service schedules

By   /  December 22, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Christmas_catholic_church

EAST PROVIDENCE — Area churches have set their Christmas Eve service schedule, including the Haven Methodist Church located at 200 Taunton Ave. The Haven service is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24, in the chapel. For more information call 438-4911. Come worship. Regularly scheduled worship services take place on Sundays at 10 a.m. Sunday […]

Read More →
Latest

Colson leads host Saints to two wins in St. Andrew’s hoops tourney

By   /  December 21, 2013  /  Schools, Sports  /  No Comments

“My dad was a coach, so I guess I was born into basketball," said Bonzie Colson II.

BARRINGTON — The 2013 edition of the St. Andrew’s School Holiday Basketball Classic took place locally over the last two days and nights, bringing some of the top teams and players in the region to the East Bay. Notre Dame-bound St. Andrew’s senior Bonzie Colson was selected as the tournament’s most valuable player. The host […]

Read More →
Latest

Barrington schools hire interns to help with kindergarten

By   /  December 19, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

nayatt-firstday2

The Barrington School Department recently hired three interns who are already assisting teachers in local kindergarten classrooms. Barrington Superintendent of Schools Mike Messore said the new hires are a testament to a promise that he made last spring. During last year’s budget talks, a number of local parents had requested the implementation of a full-day […]

Read More →
Latest

‘Blessed’ event raises money for typhoon victims

By   /  December 17, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Elena Rose Totushek-Smith helps out at the recent fund-raiser.

Elena Rose Totushek-Smith has not forgotten how she felt all those years ago when someone from the Children’s Shelter at Cebu knocked at her door. She was 11 years old and had been living alone, for the most part, on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines, an impoverished area, plagued by warring groups. Elena’s […]

Read More →