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Police respond to bike path for fallen walker, injured bicyclist

Barrington police and fire personnel were twice called last week for emergencies that occurred on or near the East Bay Bike Path . On Monday, Aug. 10, police and fire personnel responded to the …

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Bristol Police: One arrest, plus neighbor and noise complaints
Bristol police officers made one domestic violence arrest and responded to an array of calls for noisy or annoying neighbors from Aug. … Read More
Barrington man rescues neighbor's dog from house fire
Barrington police received a 911 call at about 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from a Lake Avenue resident after he spotted smoke … Read More
Tiverton Police: 'Alert' body found; Umpire fed up
Monday, Aug. 3 At 11:35 am, police and rescue were notified by 911 call of a two-vehicle accident with injuries and stop sign … Read More
Rogers Free Library director closes book on 30-year career
When Joan Prescott took the helm of Rogers Free Library three decades ago, she settled into a small office that was located … Read More
Barrington teachers will receive anti-racism training
The head of Barrington schools and all five members of the school committee issued a statement this week, sharing their anger about … Read More
Coggeshall Farm returns with a new look
For a museum whose mission has long been to preserve an authentic depiction of late 18th-century farm life, Coggeshall Farm has seen a … Read More
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Obituaries
Arlene C. Zarembka, 88, East Providence Arlene C. Zarembka, 88, passed away peacefully at home on August 12, 2020. She was a caring and loving wife, mother and grandmother who treasured her family. She was born in Providence, wife of the …
Arthur W. Cannon, 86, of Barrington Arthur W. Cannon, 86, of Barrington, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 at home. Born in Pennsylvania, the son of Arthur Edwin and Alice Josephine (Weldon) Cannon. He was the beloved husband of the late …
Ella Frances Donnelly, 89, originally from Bristol Ella F. Donnelly, 89, died unexpectedly Dec. 21, 2019, at her home in Danielson, Conn.   She was born Aug. 24, 1930, in Fall River, Mass., and was the daughter of the late Vernon and …
Sports
Post 10 Juniors finish first, earn top seed in baseball playoffs EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division entry into the Rhode Island 19-20 Elite Baseball League completed its slate with an 11-2-1 record and with a little help on the final …
Post 10 Juniors near end of baseball regular season, eye high playoff seed EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division entry into the Rhode Island 19-20 Elite Baseball League entered its regular season finale with a 10-2-1 record and with at least second …
Agawam grass court tennis tourney has its share of triumph, tragedy EAST PROVIDENCE — The Second Annual New England Grass Court Open held over the weekend, August 7-9 at the Agawam Hunt Club, had its expected share of triumph, crowning champions in singles and …
Opinion
Letter: Town troubled by racial overtones of altercation The Town of Barrington is deeply troubled by the racial overtones of a recent physical altercation on Rumstick Drive. This type of behavior is abhorrent and should not be tolerated …
Letter: Corrupted ‘freedoms’ and the death of discipline I’ve been wondering lately about the true meanings of two works in our English language. The first word is “freedom,” and the second is “discipline.” The present idea …
Editorial: A good response to a bad storm We have been quick to criticize National Grid's response to power outages during prior storms. So it is only fair that we praise the company's effort last week. The tropical storm — it had …

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