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Steve Boyajian said he has truly enjoyed his time on the town council. The democrat who is not running for re-election said the experience of serving the town was very rewarding, as was working … more
Four Barrington residents recently competed in the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation/athleticNET Virtual Qualifying series and Virtual National Championships. There were three virtual … more
The Police Cove Park splash pad is now open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. People are reminded to practice social distancing, and to wear face covering if they are not six feet apart.  The … more
Posed with a simple question, Barrington Town Council member Kate Weymouth had a direct answer. The question: If you could do it all again, would you still serve on the town council? Her … more
Barrington officials appear poised to add money back into the library budget following Wednesday night's budget hearing. During the online budget hearing, Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha … more
An 18-year-old Barrington resident survived a serious car accident early Tuesday morning, June 30. Police said the teenager was driving an Audi SUV south down Washington Road at about 2 a.m. when … more
The annual budget hearing — the precursor for the financial town meeting — will be held tonight, Wednesday, July 1 at 7 p.m., online. The Barrington Committee on Appropriations has … more
The International Olympic Committee may have canceled this year's Summer Games, but Barrington will be holding its own "Virtual Olympics" later this month. The BAY Team has planned a series of … more
On Friday evenings, Father TJ Varghese travels to Providence and volunteers his time feeding meals to the homeless. Rain or shine. In warm weather and cold. He enjoys the opportunity to help, to … more
Barrington Police are using extra party patrols to crack down on underage drinking. On Thursday, June 25, a party patrol unit was checking Barrington Beach at about 8:40 p.m. when officers … more
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