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Thousands of people attend The Autism Project's biggest fund-raiser of the year, the Imagine Walk, held every spring in Goddard Park.

New East Bay autism center opens this month

New East Bay autism center opens this month

When a child is diagnosed with cancer, families know immediately what to do. Their doctor gets them to a cancer treatment facility in Providence or Boston, and the whirlwind of testing and treatments begin. Not so when a child is diagnosed with autism. When a child is identified on the “autism spectrum disorder,” or ASD,

Lindsay Tarnoff, Laughing Gull Chocolates founder, owner, and chocolatier.

Barrington native hatches plan to save the world, one chocolate at a time

Lindsay Tarnoff loves chocolate. Who doesn’t? But Tarnoff really, really loves chocolate—so much so that the thirty-something Barrington native did her capstone (like a senior thesis) on the history of the morality of chocolate before graduating from Skidmore College in 2005. She learned a lot about chocolate production, and much of it was not pretty.

A steamroller makes runs over an asphalt approach at the White Church Bridge.

New Barrington bridge now open to traffic

The new White Church Bridge carried its first cars across the Barrington River on Wednesday morning, Sept. 2. A section of the bridge was opened to traffic for the first time ever as Rhode Island Department of Transportation officials began a transition phase of the bridge replacement project. “Traffic will be shifted in two phases,

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington council calls town manager into private meeting

The Barrington Town Council met with Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis in an executive session on Monday night, Aug. 31, and is planning to speak with him again on Tuesday night, Sept. 8. According to council president June Speakman, an individual who had recently resigned from his or her job with the town had requested


Ken Totushek to Perform in Barrington

Internationally known musician Ken Totushek of Barrington will perform at Barrington Public Library, featuring a journey through his collection of historic guitars. Sharing stories and songs, Totushek will play each guitar (some dating back to the 1870s) based on the musical style of its era, along with cover songs and arrangements including some of his

Barrington Mighty Mite AJ DiOrio looks for open field against New Bedford.

Barrington Eagles battle Bears in Pop Warner openers

The Barrington Pop Warner Pee Wees blasted New Bedford in the season opener on Sunday, 20-0, despite having two touchdowns called back because of penalties. In other games, the Mighty Mites refused to allow a single first down against New Bedford in a 0-0 tie, while the Junior Midgets battled back from a 12-0 deficit

Members of the team are (front row, from left to right) Mike Raffa, Matt Daft, Jason Anderson and Matt Raffa, and (back row) Connor Sullivan, Cole Glazzard, Quinn Gaffney, Cole Reed and Mark Bernardo.

Barrington boys capture summer hoops title

The seventh grade Barrington Division 1 Metro West boys basketball team finished a successful summer campaign by defeating Seekonk 41-34 in the championship game at Mass Premier in Mansfield. The Eagles led 18-16 at the half and used their strong man-to-man defense to build a double digit margin midway through the second stanza. Cole Reed