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Tiverton sees sudden hike in coronavirus cases — the East Bay count

From zero cases last week, Tiverton’s coronavirus total jumped to five in the latest tally released by the state Department of Health late Saturday. Little Compton remained the only town in …
Rhode Island issued stay-at-home order
Rhode Islanders have been issued a stay-at-home executive order, effective until April 13, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced during her … Read More
Rhode Island Department of Health reports state’s initial deaths from COVID-19
PROVIDENCE – Two persons with underlying medical conditions are the first Rhode Islanders to die from COVID-related illness, the … Read More
East Bay nonprofit changing locations, temporarily
Tap-In is moving. The nonprofit organization that has offered a helping hand to people in need in the East Bay for the last 37 … Read More
Sports
From Barrington to Syracuse to Providence
The big news in local college basketball ever since games were halted for precautionary measures due to the COVID-19 virus is that … Read More
Barrington resident reaches 1,000-point milestone
Barrington resident Ainsley Burns capped an impressive four-year career with the Colby College women's basketball team by reaching the … Read More
News briefs: Barrington native earns college honor
Barrington native Julia Soares, a senior member of the field hockey team at Gettysburg College, was recently named to the ZAG Field … Read More
Police Report
Rhode Island will receive $1.25 billion in federal COVID-19 aid PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island will receive $1.25 billion from the $2 trillion federal stimulus package agreed to by Congress earlier Wednesday, March 25, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced during her daily …
Barrington police investigate suspicious driver's license A Barrington resident was more than a little surprised when he received an envelope in the mail containing what appeared to be his driver's license. There were two problems, however: First, the …
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Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices – March 4, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the March 4 Barrington Times.
Barrington Legal Notices – Feb. 26, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Feb. 26 edition of the Barrington Times.
Obituaries
Anthony Arthur Ciccone, 82, of Barrington Anthony Arthur Ciccone, 82, of Barrington, died on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Manor in Bristol. Tony was born on April 6, 1937 in Providence. He received his bachelor’s …
Amy L. Watts, 44, of Barrington Amy L. (Robitaille) Watts, 44, passed away at home on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, after a long illness. Born in Marlborough, Conn., she was the beloved wife of James Watts, and resided in Barrington, …

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