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Barrington schools hold firm on proposed budget

Barrington school officials do not plan to make any changes to their proposed budget as the end of the fiscal year draws near. During the Barrington School Committee meeting on Thursday night, …
Kayak starts to sink, woman rescued in Hundred Acre Cove
Firefighters and police officers responded to a boating emergency in Hundred Acre Cove on Thursday afternoon, May 28. The incident … Read More
Welcome back, indoor dining, hair cuts and youth sports
Beginning Monday, when Rhode Island transitions to Phase 2 of its economic reboot, residents will be able to dine indoors, cut and … Read More
Barrington Planning Board denies Starbucks plan
Members of the Barrington Planning Board support the development of a new Starbucks restaurant in town, but not if it includes a … Read More
Barrington fifth-graders celebrate strong season
Team Gold — a BYBA grade 5 basketball team — was poised for a title run before the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancelation of … Read More
Barrington celebrates its spring sports student-athletes
What could have been. More than 70 Barrington High School senior student-athletes have been left wondering if this was the year for … Read More
Hockey Hall of Fame, Reds Heritage Society announce postponements
LINCOLN — The Rhode Island Hockey Hall of Fame and the Rhode Island Reds Heritage Society have jointly announced the postponements … Read More
Police Report
Police: Lemonade stand damages passing car File this one under "strange but true." A car turning onto New Meadow Road from County Road on Tuesday, May 19, was struck by a lemonade stand. According to police, a woman and her child had …
Brush fire ignites at former Zion Bible College Barrington police were twice called to the former Zion Bible College property on Wednesday, May 13, although it is not clear whether the incidents were related. At about 1 p.m., police officers …
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Barrington Legal Notices – May 6, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on May 6, 2020.
Barrington Legal Notices – April 29, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Barrington Times on April 29.
Joan M. O’Connell, 88, Barrington Joan M. (Thibert) O’Connell, 88, formerly of Tanglewood Drive, Barrington died peacefully on May 21, 2020 at the Hallworth House, Providence surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of …
Catharine Anna Holleran, 89, of Peabody, Mass. Catharine (Kay) Anna Holleran, 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, May 22, 2020. Kay was born in South Boston on Dec. 10, 1930 to Alfredo and Yolanda Biagioni. She was the wife of the late James C. …

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