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Open houses planned around East Bay

Open houses planned around East Bay

The following open houses are scheduled in towns throughout the East Bay this weekend: Barrington 17 Acre Ave. — Sunday, March 1, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Colonial 3, 1.5, $279,000. Residential Properties Marlene Manchester, 401-245-9600. 187 Narragansett Ave. — Sunday, March 1, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Colonial, 3, 2.5, $429,000. Residential Properties, Barbara Stamp,


St. Andrew’s falls in hoops finale, awaits tournament selection

BARRINGTON — The local version of “Selection Sunday” took on a bit more drama for the St. Andrew’s School Varsity I boys’ basketball team following the Saints’ 70-61 loss to visiting Wilbraham & Monson Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 25, in their regular season finale at Sage Gymnasium. St. Andrew’s finished its slate with an 18-12 overall

St. Andrew's basketball players and coaches surround Sheila and John Martin after the No. 1 was retired in the couples' honor Wednesday, Feb. 25.

St. Andrew’s ‘retires’ retiring headmaster Martin’s number

BARRINGTON — The impact of John and Sheila Martin on the St. Andrew’s School community can’t be found on a scoreboard or in a record book, but that matters little to the hundreds of Saints’ athletes and coaches they’ve reached through the years. Head basketball coach and athletic director Mike Hart surprised the crowd and

Barrington curriculum director Paula Dillon speaks to the crowd at the PARCC meeting on Tuesday, Feb.

Barrington schools offer sneak-peak at PARCC

Will the new assessments be included on students’ transcripts? What accommodations will be made for students with special needs? How will the assessments be scored? Can students opt out of the new tests? Those were some of the questions posed to Barrington School Department officials on Tuesday night, Feb. 24, during an hour-long presentation about

Jana Hickey (right) and her uncle clear snow off the roof of a Sowams Road home last week.

Snow and ice pose problems for roofs

They are called ice dams and they are wreaking havoc with homeowners. A slow and steady build-up of ice atop homes’ gutters have resulted in costly leaks for a number of East Bay residents this winter. The ice dams occur when snow on homes’ roofs melts and then freezes — the process has been exacerbated