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Letter: East Bay at risk without second water supply

Recently there has been press attention relative to the Bristol County Water Authority’s interest and activity to secure an additional supply of water and end its total dependence on a 16-year-old pipeline under the Providence River. The Board of Directors of the BCWA thought it was important to again communicate its position on this issue.


Barrington resident abducted at gun-point

Barrington police, the Rhode Island State Police, the Massachusetts State Police,  and the FBI are investigating an armed abduction of a Barrington resident. According to a press release from Barrington police, the abduction took place on Monday, June 30, at about 7:30 a.m. in the resident’s driveway in the area of Barrington Beach. According to

A group opposing developments on Nockum Hill erected this sign at Pine Gate Stables recently.

Barrington petition: Save Nockum Hill

The town needs to challenge a recent decision by the state’s housing appeals board, and it needs to do so with new legal representation. That’s the message shared in a recent petition being circulated by The Friends of Nockum Hill, a residents group that seeks to protect the open space in and around George Street.


Police: Another break-in in Barrington

Two weeks ago a thief entered a Rumstick Road home, stole some computers and then drove off in the family’s Volkswagen. On Saturday, a thief struck a Chapin Road residence and pulled off a very similar larceny. According to police, a Chapin Road family was home and asleep early Saturday morning, June 28, when someone


Barrington man has one too many, charged

At about 6:15 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, a Barrington police officer was opening the main gate to the town beach when he spotted some early sunbathers. He approached the two individuals who were lying in the sand on the east end of the beach and noticed one of the people had fresh scrapes and scratches

Dawn M. Kelly-Sullivan, 48, Barrington

Dawn M. Kelly-Sullivan, 48, of Walnut Road, died peacefully on Thursday, May 8, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of Scott F. Sullivan. Born in Winthrop, Mass., a daughter of Stan Kelly of Revere, Mass. and Marie Buonopane of Delray Beach, Fla., she lived in Barrington for 14 years. Mrs.