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Mt. Hope Bridge shows its colors

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority jazzed up the Mt. Hope Bridge for the coming Memorial Day holiday, as seen here Saturday night. If you look closely at right, the Pell Bridge far down …
Barrington School Committee calls for preschool plan
The plan for Barrington’s preschool program will be unveiled on June 8. After a lengthy and sometimes contentious … Read More
515 acres opened to shellfishing off Touisset Point in Warren
For the first time in decades, shellfishing off the coast of Touisset will be allowed conditionally, a sign of an increasingly healthy … Read More
Former Barrington teachers file lawsuit against unions
Brittany DiOrio, Stephanie Hines and Kerri Thurber are suing the national, state and local teachers unions.   The three former … Read More
Eagles start strong, hold on for playoff victory
The Barrington High School girls lacrosse team sprinted to a commanding lead against LaSalle and held on for a 19-15 win in the … Read More
Eagles rally to defeat Falcons in D-II volleyball showdown
Last week was a big week for BHS volleyball. The Eagles faced off against two tough opponents and defeated both of them.   … Read More
Barrington boys win Class B Track Championship
The Barrington High School track teams fared well over the weekend. The boys team won the Class B Championship, while the girls … Read More
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Barrington Police help clear out homeless camp Bicycles, tents, storage bins, empty propane tanks and other items were packed up on Monday afternoon, May 1, and ready to be removed from a homeless encampment inside Veterans Park. Barrington …
Missed target? Barrington man finds two arrows in his backyard A Washington Road resident stopped into the Barrington Police station on Tuesday, April 11, after finding two arrows in his backyard. The resident’s property is located a short distance …
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Roland Bouffard Roland George Bouffard, age 91, of Bristol, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Beverly (King) Bouffard. Born in Barrington, he was
Anthony Abilheira Anthony B. Abilheira, 77, of Monroe Avenue, passed away on April 27, 2023 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center.  He was the husband of Sandra (Desmarais) Abilheria.   Born in Fall Riv

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