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

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:

A Martin Avenue resident's dog attacked a Mega Disposal employee on Friday morning, biting his right leg.

Barrington dog bites garbageman, could face vicious dog hearing

A Martin Avenue resident’s dog reportedly attacked two men on a MEGA refuse truck on Friday morning, biting one of the workers in his right calf. According to police, the dog, a white Wheaton terrier named Butter got away from its owner and chased after the garbage collector, a 24-year-old Providence resident. Before the owner

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Police: Portsmouth teenager harasses Barrington man

A 25-year-old Barrington man grew tired of receiving crank phone calls and recently filed a complaint with police, which eventually led to the arrest of a 15-year-old Portsmouth girl. Police said the man is a teacher and had been receiving dozens of crank phone calls. The victim said the calls started innocently enough — sometimes

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Barrington High freshman arrested on weapons charge

A 14-year-old Barrington boy is facing a weapons possession charge after school officials found a folding knife inside his backpack last week. The boy was allegedly chewing tobacco during a gym class period on Thursday, Sept. 19, when a faculty member noticed him; tobacco is not allowed on school grounds. Barrington High School officials then

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Barrington home burglarized, another resident scares away car thieves

An Alfred Drown Road resident called police last week after someone allegedly broke into her home and stole some items from the basement. The resident filed the report on Wednesday, Sept. 11 after it was noticed that someone had cut a screen on a basement window and entered her home. She said the thief made

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