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Girl Scouts, YMCA support Buy Nothing Day

Barrington Girl Scout Junior Troop 551 recently partnered with the Bayside Family YMCA to support the Buy Nothing Day Coat Drive.   The girls planned and executed a coat drive at Hampden …
Tourister developers submit lone proposal for Warren site
Warren planners are moving ahead review and approval processes after only one entity submitted a plan to work with the town on the … Read More
Town manager: Barrington did not force BP station to close
Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha wants residents to know that the local government did not force the BP gas station on County Road to … Read More
Barrington police charge Warren man with DUI
A month after he was involved in a head-on crash in Barrington, a Warren man is facing a DUI charge. Barrington police said Gary M. … Read More
Barrington Police investigating hit and run accident
A woman driving south on New Meadow Road at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, called police another vehicle pulled out of Christine … Read More
What do you think about the new school start times?
The Barrington Public School Superintendent’s School Scheduling Task Force has created a survey to learn about parents', … Read More
BCWA customers surprised as bills skyrocket due to glitch
Jacqueline Waterman said she literally had a panic attack when she opened her dad’s bill water bill last week. Ms. Waterman, who … Read More
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Obituaries
Adeline A. Serio, 91, of Barrington Adeline A. (DiMatteo) Serio, age 91, passed away peacefully at her home in Barrington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. She was the wife of the late Jerry A. Serio. Born in Barrington, a daughter of …
Carolyn L. Schneider, 77, of Barrington Carolyn L. Schneider, 77, of Barrington, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 at RI Hospital surrounded by family and loved ones. Born Carolyn Lou Struk on Feb. 1, 1942 in Warren, Ohio …
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Sports
Don't forget to 'Trot Off Your Turkey' St. Luke’s School's annual Trot Off Your Turkey 5K and 1.5-mile run/walk is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The post-Thanksgiving tradition welcomes runners and walkers of all …
Eagles and Huskies prepare for battle With nothing more on the line than bragging rights and pride, the Barrington High School and Mt. Hope High football teams will meet for the 27th time on Thanksgiving morning at Barrington’s …
Barrington native makes all-conference field hockey team Former Barrington High School standout and current Gettysburg College senior Julia Soares was recently named to the All-Centennial Conference Field Hockey Second Team. This was the third time in the …
Opinion
Letter: Replacing service station with a Starbucks is a stupid idea To the editor: Why would anyone in their right mind want to tear down the gas station/garage that has served this town in so many helpful ways to put up a drive through Starbucks? Really! …
Letter: Policy of spot assessments is improper To the editor: Rhode Island law grants broad authority and discretion to tax assessors to make real property valuations and set tax assessments. That authority, however, cannot be exercised via a …
Letter: Reevaluate-gate To the editor: “I am confident that the tax assessor will re-evaluate the process based on all the facts…It’s important to consider how this has impacted the community” …
Legal Notices
Barrington Legal Notices – Nov. 20, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 20 Barrington Times.
Barrington Legal Notices – Nov. 13, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 14 Barrington Times.
Barrington Legal Notices – Nov. 6, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Nov. 6 Barrington Times.

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