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Barrington woman out $4,200 after she falls for scam

Barrington woman out $4,200 after she falls for scam

A New Meadow Road resident in Barrington fell victim to a phone scam last week, and is $4,200 poorer for it. The resident reportedly answered a call on Tuesday, Nov. 5, from someone claiming to be her grandson. The caller told the resident that she needed to pay $4,200 in order to get her grandson

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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

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School security concerns surface after Barrington school’s sign is vandalized

Parents of students at Barrington’s Sowams School have been voicing their concerns with local officials following an incident early Sunday morning, Oct. 20, where a 32-year-old neighbor to Sowams School allegedly smashed the school sign and burned it in his back yard. Sowams School Principal Jim Callahan sent an e-mail on Thursday afternoon, discussing the situation: