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Margaret M. Glover, 95, Barrington

Margaret M. (Connors) Glover, 95, of “The Meadows,” Wampanoag Trail, died peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. She was the wife of the late Harry E. Glover. Born in Bristol, a daughter of the late John J. and Anna (Stapleton) Connors, she lived in Barrington 40 years. Mrs. Glover was a secretary and bookkeeper for 57

Gregory J. Antonitis, of Barrington

Gregory J. Antonitis, of Barrington, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. He was the husband of Victoria A. (Turner) Antonitis. He is survived by his daughter, Rasa E. Antonitis of Barrington. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 21, in the W. Raymond Watson Funeral Home, 350 Willett Ave., Riverside at 3

Robert J. Andrade, 63, Bristol

Robert J. Andrade, 63, of Bristol, died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 9, 2015. Mr. Andrade was a highly respected educator for the E-Cubed College Preparatory Academy in Providence, and also a teacher for many years at St. Elizabeth’s School in Bristol. He was a scholar of American history, having earned his undergraduate degree from the University

Barbara Gibbs Barton plays her keyboard in her room at Hattie Ide Chaffee.

Barrington woman is 106 and still going strong

Barbara Gibbs Barton remembers a different Barrington. She remembers the street car that ran from her childhood home on County Road to West Barrington. She remembers the day the Hurricane of ’38 blew ashore in Rhode Island and swept away cars and houses. And she remembers the day she was helping her father deliver groceries


Federal farming grants offered

The RI Department of Environmental Management announces that $150,000 in farm grant funding is available for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. The funds are from the US Department of Agriculture’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Specialty crops are defined by this program as fruits and vegetables, dried fruit,


Featured home: Tiverton home offers water views, glowing sunsets

With more than two feet of snow on the ground in much of Southern New England, many are yearning for hot summer days with bright sunshine by the water, and nights with a warm sea breeze to end the day. That could be your reality every day in this waterfront home in Tiverton. Enjoy beautiful

Huskies 120 pound wrestler, Collin Cardoso works on Barrington's Sina Anvar during their match at Mt. Hope High School on Thursday night. Photos by Rich Dionne

Mt. Hope wrestlers slam Barrington, 51-22

by Eric Dickervitz The Mt. Hope High School wrestling team clinched Division I-B on Thursday, Feb. 12, handily defeating Barrington High School, 51-22. The Eagles never stood a chance against the top-rated Huskies, taking only four of the 12 matches, and getting pinned in five others. Collin Cardoso and Tylor Fenwick remained undefeated, each