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Off the Market: East Bay homes change hands

Off the Market: East Bay homes change hands

The following homes around the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 38 Middle Highway — $420,000 12 Echo Drive — $539,000 27 Adelaide Ave. — $580,000 14 6th St. — $310,000 5 Field Lane — $396,000 223 Rumstick Road — $1,250,000 22 Waldron Ave. — $180,000 East Providence 14 Wayland St. — $241,000 45 Ferris

1962 Barrington Easles

Thanksgiving Day football rivalry has rich history

I was just sitting here thinking about what high school football used to be like around these parts on Thanksgiving Day. I mean, I’m talking about the old Bristol-Barrington series, which began in 1934, and produced more thrills and excitement than one could imagine. As a youngster, long before I became an established sportswriter, I


BCWA brass, union relationship improving

Four months after a prominent union official said he was “declaring war” against management at the Bristol County Water Authority, unionized workers have elected a new slate of officers and the relationship between the two sides appears to be much improved. The “war” declaration came in July from Bobby Mahoney, a senior national representative for

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Barrington schools reject pricey roof work bids

Bids for replacing the roof over the high school’s small gymnasium came in much higher than expected, so officials rejected them and are re-bidding the work. According to Barrington school official Ron Tarro, the district received two bids from companies willing to do the work, but both were dramatically higher than industry standards and well

Letter: ‘Lunatic fringe’ to blame for electricity price hike

To the editor: In January, you will receive a painful lesson, which will show you exactly how Rhode Island has become a laughing stock where businesses and retirees are driven away. Your electric bill will sharply increase. That will be caused by a sharp increase in the cost of natural gas, which is the primary

Phoebe Szosz (middle) poses for a photo with her sisters Amelia (left) and Charlotte. Phoebe was named MDA of RI's Goodwill Ambassador.

Barrington girl named MDA’s ‘Goodwill Ambassador’

Phoebe Szosz is making the best of her situation. The Barrington seventh-grader was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease when she was 11. The neurological disorder causes muscle weakness and atrophy in peoples’ feet, lower legs and hands — for Phoebe, CMT means her feet hurt almost all the time. She spends most days in a wheelchair, which


Barrington residents targeted by con-artists

A bogus IRS call and the fake promise of lottery winnings yielded police responses in Barrington last week. On Monday, Nov. 17, a Candy Court resident called police after he received a suspicious phone call. The man said someone identifying himself as IRS officer John Faulkner, who had a thick middle-eastern accent, had called and