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BHS Sports: Eagles rally to defeat PCD, cruise past Mt. Hope

The Barrington High School boys basketball team opened its regular season with a 52-47 win over Providence Country Day on Saturday, Jan. 23. The Eagles trailed by 14 points at halftime (27-13) before …
Letter to Barrington residents: Remove Biden and BLM signs
Candace Breen was having a wonderful day. The Barrington resident was watching President Biden’s inauguration on television last … Read More
Barrington testing site extended two more weeks
Barrington officials announced recently that the pop-up asymptomatic Covid-19 testing site in town will remain open for an additional … Read More
Barrington Police: Lawn signs stolen, window broken, and more
Barrington police responded to a variety of different incidents last week: • On Friday, Jan. 15, a Barrington resident stopped … Read More
Barrington teams excited to start winter sports season
Barrington High School’s winter sports teams will begin playing regular season games this weekend, after the state gave the green … Read More
Petition says lacrosse is moderate risk, not high
More than 1,000 people have already signed a petition calling for the state to reclassify the risk level for lacrosse, moving it from … Read More
Brown ‘an awesome place’ for hoops coach
Mike Martin has the best of two worlds. Not only have Martin, his wife Kristen and their three daughters resided in Barrington … Read More
Police Report
Police question man accused of trying to break into Barrington home A Barrington resident reported a possible attempted break-in last week. The Anoka Avenue resident said the incident occurred on Jan. 7 at about 6:56 p.m., although it was not reported until Monday, …
Safe roads earn Barrington a special distinction Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha shared some good news during Monday night’s council meeting: In 60 years, Barrington has not had a single pedestrian fatality. That record runs in stark …
East Bay Social
Oswald A. Rosenholm, 90, of Riverside and formerly of Barrington Oswald A. Rosenholm, 90, of Riverside, RI, and formerly of Barrington, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. Ozzie was the beloved husband of Elizabeth “Liz” A. (Mcculloch) Rosenholm for …
Kristen Elizabeth (Hedlund) Lowney, 50, of Mystic, Conn. Kristen Elizabeth (Hedlund) Lowney, 50, of Mystic, Conn., passed away on Jan. 9, 2021, at the Branford Connecticut Hospice. Born in North Kansas City, Missouri, she was the daughter to the late …

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