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Police news: Dog fight, sticky tires and a damaged car

Street signs damaged during single car accident A Barrington resident allegedly fell asleep while driving in the rotary at the intersection of Washington Road and Willett Avenue at 5:45 p.m. on …
Gallery: Barrington, Riverside Major Baseball All-Stars
BARRINGTON — The Barrington and Riverside Little League Major Baseball Division All-Stars vied in the losers bracket final of the … Read More
Barrington 12U All-Star team advances
The Barrington 12U Majors Division All-Star team defeated Tiverton 3-0 in a District II elimination bracket game on Tuesday night, … Read More
'Picker' grabs sports gear, then returns it
A Barrington man is warning other residents to be careful with what they leave on their front lawns. The local man who helps coach … Read More
Barrington All-Stars compete in district tournaments
A number of Barrington Little League All-Star baseball teams were scheduled to play in District II tournament games this week. The … Read More
More uninvited visitors at former Zion property
Barrington Police responded to the former Zion Bible College property in the north end of town at about 6 p.m. on Sunday, June … Read More
Former Eagle wins hammer throw title in Mexico
Barrington native and University of Alabama standout Bobby Colantonio won the men's U23 hammer throw event at the 2019 NACAC … Read More
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Obituaries
Jacob Cody Nyzio, 24, of Barrington Jacob Cody Nyzio, 24, of Barrington, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 5, 2019. He was the son of Brian M. and Anna-Maria (Antonio) Nyzio, also of Barrington. A gifted, natural athlete, Jacob …
Evan W. Zompa, 25, Barrington Evan W. Zompa, 25, of Barrington, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 6, 2019. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the son of Michael Zompa of Warren and Orlee (Weltman) Zompa of …
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Sports
Gallery: Barrington, Rumford Major Baseball All-Stars EAST PROVIDENCE — The Barrington Little League Major Baseball Division All-Stars defeated Rumford Sunday night, July 7, at the Rock Complex by a 4-1 score in the losers bracket of the District 2 …
East Bay soccer standouts will play in Paris A group of 16-year-old soccer standouts from across the East Bay are about to embark on the trip of a lifetime. Grace Muccino, Kylie Lavin, Victoria Silva and Kyra Boucher will be representing …
Recent BHS grad named Gatorade RI Athlete of the Year Recent Barrington High School graduate Annika Kelly has been named the 2018-19 Gatorade Rhode Island Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year.  Annika is the first Gatorade Rhode Island …
Opinion
Letter: Chamber opposes DOT plan for Silver Creek closure The following was sent to R.I. Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti as well as Gov. Gina Raimondo and municipal leaders in Barrington, Warren and Bristol. The East Bay Chamber of …
Letter: Jim Taricani — His pursuit of truth made us all proud To the editor: Last week I went to a funeral. My friend and one-time colleague Jim Taricani died 23 years after receiving a heart transplant. With infinite gratitude, Jim squeezed every ounce of …
Letter: 'Assessment Shuffle' is fundamentally flawed To the editor: I write regarding the recent article entitled "Town takes new approach on assessments." The "new approach," which deserves to be called The Assessment Shuffle, is fundamentally …
Legal Notices
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A lifelong Portsmouth resident, Jim graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1982 and earned a journalism degree from the University of Rhode Island in 1986. He's worked two different stints at East Bay Newspapers, for a total of 18 years with the company so far. When not running all over town bringing you the news from Portsmouth, Jim listens to lots and lots and lots of music, watches obscure silent films from the '20s and usually has three books going at once. He also loves to cook crazy New Orleans dishes for his wife of 25 years, Michelle, and their two sons, Jake and Max.