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Rhode Island's affordable housing law has long been in need of adjustments and a fresh look. We're anxiously awaiting the results of just such an examination by state legislators. more
Some people in town would like other residents to believe that installing an artificial turf field in Barrington would be the worst, most horrible, insensitive, irresponsible thing the town could … more
The silent majority of residents who believe Barrington deserves a better recreational infrastructure need to speak up and join the conversation. Now is their time. Town Councilor Rob Humm finally … more
The storm that blew ashore on Friday, Dec. 23, is a reminder that Barrington is among the most vulnerable of communities to the escalating impacts of climate change.  The wind howled through … more
All of Barrington’s six schools have traffic challenges during the morning rush hour and afternoon dismissal. Best are the three elementary schools, which of course have the smallest student … more
It was great seeing people gather for a pre-Thanksgiving bonfire at Barrington High School last week. The bonfire had been a tradition at BHS for many years, but the pandemic and then bad weather … more
Not that long ago, we suggested that the Barrington School Department hit pause, take a breath, and allow more time to develop a plan for the future of its elementary school buildings. Well, they … more
A frustrating new trend emerged this election season, as a disturbing number of candidates declined, refused or were unavailable to take part in public campaign forums with their opponents. Nearly … more
We have written about too many tragedies while documenting life in this community. We have been to, photographed and interviewed those impacted by deadly crashes, boating accidents, even murders, … more
Forgive us if we don’t add to all the jubilation felt at Police Cove Park in Barrington on Monday. There, a contingent of federal, state and local politicians and bigwigs celebrated Rhode … more
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