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Riverside hosts fellow East Bay sides in middle school cross country meet

By   /  October 1, 2013  /  Schools, Sports  /  No Comments

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EAST PROVIDENCE — The reconstituted Riverside Middle School cross country program hosted its lone East Division dual meet of the 2013 regular season Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 1, on the 1.7-mile course at the Rec Field grounds, the Vikings sweeping four girls’ duals and losing three boys’ decisions. Riverside, which went through a year’s hiatus last […]

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Police: Portsmouth teenager harasses Barrington man

By   /  September 25, 2013  /  News, Police & Crime  /  No Comments

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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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Mix up mars season-opening cross country meet for East Providence, Portsmouth

By   /  September 16, 2013  /  Schools, Sports  /  No Comments

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  BARRINGTON — Using a course laid out at Haines Memorial Park for the first time in a decade, it was a mixed bag of results for a four-team meet hosted by East Providence to open the 2013 boys’ and girls’ high school cross country season Monday afternoon, Sept. 16. The first to take to […]

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It’s Prudence Island Ferry Inc., for now

By   /  August 30, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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Unless another ferry service steps in, Prudence Island Ferry Inc., will remain the sole public transportation from Prudence Island to the Bristoi dock, now and in the future. Following Prudence Island Ferry Inc.’s owner Bruce Medley’s announcement that he would cease operations by Dec. 1, the Town of Portsmouth solicited a request for information, asking […]

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One bad inning spells defeat for Barrington baseball team

By   /  April 16, 2013  /  Sports  /  No Comments

Barrington catcher Tyler Thomas attempts to throw out a runner during the Eagles' loss to Portsmouth on Saturday.

The Barrington High School baseball team couldn’t overcome a massive late-inning rally by Portsmouth on Saturday afternoon, succumbing to the Patriots, 7-2, for their first loss of the season. Fueled by a disastrous top of the sixth inning for the Eagles, Portsmouth shut the door and grabbed the big road win against an Eagles squad […]

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Barrington girls win state hockey title … again

By   /  March 8, 2013  /  News, Schools  /  No Comments

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The Barrington-Portsmouth Girls Hockey team captured the Rhode Island Division II State Championship Thursday evening in Providence, beating Lincoln-Cumberland, 5-2, to secure a two game sweep of the series. This was the Eagles second straight state title. “It feels amazing [to win again]; I think it feels even better than last year,” said head coach […]

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Eagles pass tough test in first game of girls’ hockey state finals

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  News, Schools, Sports  /  No Comments

Barrington freshman Allison Kelsey reacts after scoring the game-winning goal on Wednesday night.

The Barrington-Portsmouth girls hockey co-op is one win away from the Rhode Island Division II State Championship after beating Lincoln-Cumberland 6-5 in double overtime at the Meehan Auditorium at Brown University on Wednesday night. The Eagles needed an extra 10 minutes to take a 1-0 lead in the best of three series. A win tonight […]

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In Portsmouth: You shall not pass!

By   /  February 4, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

This turkey refused to stop for traffic in Portsmouth. PHOTO BY TED HAYES.

An ornery turkey with a squawk that sounded very unhappy held up traffic for a few minutes Saturday on West Main Road, just around the corner from Bristol Ferry Road. The turkey, one of about five or six, was the only one that challenged this SUV, defiantly squawking and refusing to move as the driver […]

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Barrington girls, led by Nolan, top Portsmouth in basketball

By   /  December 13, 2012  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

Barrington's Maura Kelty (left) and Caitlyn Nolan return for the Eagles this season. Nolan netted 18 points in the win over Portsmouth on Wednesday night.

Caitlyn Nolan scored 18 points to lead all scorers in Barrington’s 53-43 win over Portsmouth on Wednesday night. Her return to the hardwood after missing most of last season to a stress fracture in her foot has Barrington head coach Steve Lenz feeling optimistic about the Eagles’ chances this season. Nolan, a senior, is Barrington’s […]

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Barrington boys knock off Portsmouth, bring well-balanced attack to hardwood

By   /  December 13, 2012  /  News, Sports  /  No Comments

Barrington knocked off East Providence before beating Portsmouth on Wednesday night.

The Barrington High School boys’ basketball team lost a three-year starter when Ben Engvall transferred to Choate this year, but Eagles’ head coach Patrick Sullivan says his team may benefit from a better balanced attack. Sullivan said Engvall was a standout for the Eagles, netting about 20 points per game and pulling down 10 rebounds. […]

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