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Barrington volunteers helping the osprey

Andy Soutter has been helping osprey for more than 30 years. The longtime Barrington resident has been periodically installing and repairing osprey nests for the better part of three decades, and …
Police: Teens found inside school on a Saturday
Barrington Police responded to Hampden Meadows School at about 5:10 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, after receiving an alert from the … Read More
Barrington football team will face tough test on Friday night
The Barrington High School football team will battle Westerly on Friday night, with a home playoff game hanging in the balance. The … Read More
Filthy field leads to confrontation in Barrington
Officials from a youth sports league in Barrington had to spend time picking up dog feces from an athletic field on Sowams Road before … Read More
Barrington teams battle for basketball titles
Barrington Youth Basketball teams wrapped up their seasons recently. More than 100 players competed on the 11 Barrington teams. The … Read More
Longer lease opens door for improvements at Haines Park
The town is entering into a 30-year lease agreement with the state for use of Haines Park, and that agreement will open the door for … Read More
Senior Night celebration: BHS wins big, 41-12
Everything went right for the Barrington High School football team on Friday night. It was a home game. It was Senior … Read More
Police Report
New used boat coming to Barrington Harbor Patrol The Barrington Town Council approved the purchase of a new, used harbor patrol boat during the April 5 meeting. Barrington Police Chief Dino DeCrescenzo requested approval for the purchase, …
Barrington residents report larcenies from their cars Barrington Police Chief Dino DeCrescenzo has a message for Barrington residents: Do not leave anything valuable in your cars overnight. For weeks, the town has been plagued by a series of …
East Bay Social
Frances V. Lombardi, 89, of Middletown Frances V. (Bottiglieri) Lombardi, 89, of Middletown, passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, in the Grand Island Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late Henry F. Lombardi, Sr. Born in …
Leonard West Hardisty, of Barrington Leonard West Hardisty, of Chapel Road, Barrington, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 with his family. Six generations of his family have lived in Barrington since 1888. He …

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