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Barrington girls headed to state championship game

Barrington High School opened a 20-3 lead against Cranston West in the first quarter and never looked back, rolling to a 53-31 victory in the Division I girls basketball semifinals on Thursday …
Barrington police: Workers injured, jogger frightened, walker scratched by dogs
Barrington police responded to dozens of incident calls last week: • On Wednesday, Feb. 24, police officers and firefighters … Read More
Reserve your community garden plot in Barrington
The gray of winter will soon be replaced with the green of spring. That means Barrington residents may want to start thinking about … Read More
Barrington parents deflated over ‘de-leveling’ courses at BHS
The decision to “de-level” courses at Barrington High School is being met with resistance. At Thursday night’s school … Read More
Eagles clipped by Classical in boys basketball playoffs
The Barrington High School boys basketball team lost to the top-seeded Classical Purple, 58-39, in a playoff game on Sunday. The … Read More
Barrington boys finish fourth at indoor track state championship
The Barrington High School boys and girls indoor track teams finished in fourth and eighth place, respectively, at the state track … Read More
Barrington swim teams compete in playoffs
It had been about a year since the members of the Barrington High School swim teams had actually competed against another team … Read More
Police Report
Barrington Police warning: Watch out for online and phone scams Barrington police are asking residents to be on the lookout for telephone and computer scams. Barrington Police Chief Dino DeCrescenzo said the department has noticed a variety of different scam …
Barrington residents call police to report attempted scams Barrington residents filed numerous complaints with local police last week regarding a variety of attempted scams. Following is a list of the reports: • An Echo Drive resident called police …
East Bay Social
Anthony B. Vollaro, 85, of Barrington Anthony B. Vollaro, 85, of Whipple Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 at the Hope Hospice & Palliative Care Center, Providence. He was the husband of the late Yvette …
Anna Campanelli, 94, of Barrington Anna (Pezzullo) Campanelli, 94, of Cherry Lane, Barrington, died peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Alfred T. “Fred” …

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