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Barrington woman finds camera mounted to tree on her property

Barrington woman finds camera mounted to tree on her property

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


Barrington student’s online post leads to police investigation

A Barrington Middle School student learned a difficult lesson last week, after he posted some comments online that other people in town considered to be a potential threat. The boy — his name was not released by officials — allegedly posted a message on Instagram early last week that mentioned a middle school field trip

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Barrington feline survives commute while stuck in car’s engine

A Barrington resident called police on Wednesday, Nov. 6 after he discovered he had driven to Providence with a cat stuck inside his car’s engine. Actually, he called police after someone tried to remove the cat from the engine compartment — it was alive and well — and was bitten. The Columbus Avenue man reportedly said

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Barrington police chief: Parents hold the real power

The four teenagers who allegedly broke into a Cherry Lane home late last month, drank the homeowners’ beer and watched movies while they were supposed to be in class at Barrington High School, could face punishments of community service work, restitution payments to the victims and have to write letters of apology. But chances are,

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Barrington teens break into home and party … again

It happened again. For the second time in four months, local teenagers entered an empty house in town and partied while the homeowners were away. On Friday, Oct. 25, police arrested four teenage boys — two 14-year-olds and two 15-year-olds — and charged them with breaking and entering a dwelling after they allegedly broke into