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Barrington police searching for pickup truck

Barrington police are trying to track down a Ford pickup truck that was seen fleeing from the scene of a crime last week. On Monday, June 10, a Barrington resident called police after someone …
Parties debate political nature of budget committee
Is the Barrington Committee on Appropriations a non-partisan board? The chairwoman of the Barrington Democratic Town Committee says … Read More
R.I. Capitol Police launches recruitment campaign
PROVIDENCE — A recruitment campaign for new Capitol Police Officers begins June 16, Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of … Read More
Eagles' playoff run ends with 5-2 loss to Mounties
The Barrington High School baseball team's storybook run through the Division II playoffs came to an end on Wednesday afternoon, June … Read More
Sports
Gallery: East Bay players feature prominently in Division I baseball title series
PAWTUCKET — The Division I state championship best-of-three final round series between Bishop Hendricken and LaSalle played last … Read More
Saints coach, former players to be inducted into Hall of Fame
The beat goes on for St. Andrew’s School boys’ basketball coach/athletic director Mike Hart. It was learned recently that the … Read More
Mounties top Eagles 3-2 in Game 1 battle; Game 2 is Wednesday
The Barrington High School baseball team came within one strike of winning the first game of the Division II state championship series … Read More
Police Report
Police crack down on illegal dumping in Barrington On Sunday, June 9, police issued warnings to a number of Barrington residents who had been illegally dumping grass clippings. Police officers spoke with some residents who live on Quincy …
Squatters spotted at Zion property in Barrington Barrington police were once again called to the former Zion Bible College property, after it was reported that people were illegally squatting inside one of the vacant buildings. On Friday, June …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices - May 15, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the May 22 edition of the Barrington Times.
Barrington Legal Notices – April 17, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on April 17, 2019.
Obituaries
Paul A. Doyle, 78, formerly of Bristol Paul A. Doyle, 78, formerly of Bristol, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019. He was the beloved husband of Doris L. (Lemoi) Doyle. Paul and Doris were together for forty-one loving years. Born in …
Anthony P. 'Tony' Alessandro, DDS, 76, of Barrington Anthony P. "Tony" Alessandro, DDS, 76, of Heritage Road, Barrington, died peacefully on Friday, June 14, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Judith A. (DeCristofaro) …

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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.