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Makeshift campsite in Barrington woods dismantled

The Barrington Department of Public Works removed a couch, table and piles of litter from a makeshift campsite that someone had built in the woods behind the YMCA. A resident who was going for a …
With power out, some BHS students leave school early
A power outage in Barrington resulted in a delayed start for the high school on Wednesday, Sept. 30. The electricity went out at … Read More
Veterans plan rally, call for an apolitical flag policy
The Barrington United Veterans Council will hold a rally to protest the town's decision to fly "private/political" flags on the town … Read More
Barrington family shares baseball talents
Arguably Tom Tanous and his three sons could be classified as Barrington’s “First Family of Baseball.” Tom is the … Read More

Barrington tennis team practices in full swing
A number of the Barrington High School fall sports teams officially began practice earlier this week. Teams must adhere to a series of … Read More
Middle school fall sports postponed
Larson Gunness is hoping to come up with a "Plan B." The coach of the Barrington Middle School track and cross country teams is … Read More
Sans football, RIIL announces playing of most fall sports in 2020
WARWICK — Most fall high school sports, with the notable exception of football, will be played as scheduled in 2020 amid the … Read More
Police Report
Attorney for Dr. Gordon lodges police complaint against neighbor The attorney for Dr. Richard Gordon called Barrington Police on Friday morning, Sept. 18, and reported an alleged issue involving his client's neighbor. The attorney told police that his client's …
'Blessed' driver charged for past liquor store larceny Barrington police charged Juan Carlos Orellana Sosa, 33, of Providence, with larceny under $1,500 on Tuesday, Sept. 1. Police said Mr. Sosa was the suspect in an alleged larceny at Grapes and …
East Bay Social
Lorraine Joan O'Brien, of Nantucket, Mass. Lorraine Joan (Ackerman) O’Brien of Nantucket, Mass., passed away peacefully of natural causes with her family close by her side on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. She was born on August 30, 1930 in …
Walter J. Mikulski, 68, Barrington Walter J. Mikulski, 68, of Barrington, died Monday, September 14, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He was born in Fall River, a son of the late Alexander and Bertha (Siembab) …

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