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Like everything else, high school sports 'paused'

Barrington school officials notified parents recently that organized school sports will not be allowed until January. According to a district-wide email from the administration, the RI Deputy …
Barrington student's project helps local soup kitchen
Alexandra "Xan" Maddock-Mark was looking for a Senior Project. What she found was much, much more. The Barrington High School … Read More
Barrington High grad is a key contributor at Yale
There’s no truth to the rumor that Barrington’s Maile Somera, a sophomore at Yale, was born with a volleyball in her … Read More
Barrington police seek landscaper involved in alleged assault
Barrington police received a call about a fight between two landscapers that occurred on Adams Point Road on Thursday, Nov. … Read More
Eagles taking their games to D-I college programs
It took just a few seconds for Ellie McGee and Tess Gagliano to sign their names, but those signatures represented years of hard work … Read More
Barrington girls defeat North Kingstown in quarterfinals
The Barrington High School girls soccer team scored three second half goals and broke open a close game en route to a 4-1 win over … Read More
Barrington boys lose in penalty kicks, eliminated from playoffs
The second-seeded Eagles came up just short in a playoff game against South Kingstown at Victory Field on Monday night, losing 4-3 in … Read More
Police Report
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Barrington A Warren man is facing a drug possession charge following a traffic stop on Saturday, Oct. 31, in town. A Barrington police officer ordered a vehicle over to the side of County Road at about 6 …
Did your bike get stolen in Barrington? Barrington police have noticed a sharp increase in the number of bikes reported stolen over the last few weeks. According to police more than a dozen bicycles have been reported stolen; meanwhile, …
East Bay Social
Vincent James Santaniello Jr., Esq., 88, of Barrington Vincent James Santaniello Jr., Esq., passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2020. He was 88 years old. Married to Jean Lorraine Roy Santaniello for 60 years, James was a member of the Barrington Democratic …
Donald G. Munroe, 83, of Barrington Donald G. Munroe, 83, of Barrington, died Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 at home, after a brief illness. He was the husband of Beverly (Leasor) Munroe. They have been married for over 65 years. Donald was …

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