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A new boat ramp, parking lot, and site enhancements are all part of two major Independence Park projects, hopefully to start this fall and be complete by the spring of 2025. more
  In what may have been the shortest annual meeting in recent memory, 294 residents packed the auditorium at Wilbur & McMahon School for Tuesday night’s Financial Town Meeting in … more
On Friday, May 17, Barrington Police charged a 17-year-old Barrington girl with seven counts of receiving stolen goods, three counts of weapons other than firearms prohibited, mace used for other … more
Westport will mark the sacrifices made by its armed service members with a parade and ceremony this coming Monday, May 27. Veterans and town officials will lay a wreath, with a rifle salute and … more
Days after bulldozers carved off a sizable chunk of the Horseneck Beach dunes, the Westport Conservation Commission ordered the Mass. Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Wednesday to … more
Crosstown competitors East Providence High School and St. Mary Academy-Bay View meet for the second time in as many years in the Division III postseason, this time in the quarterfinal round of the … more
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank announced on Monday, May 20, it had issued a $41,630,000 Clean Water State Revolving Fund bond, with $5,200,000 in principal forgiveness stemming … more
The Barrington High School sailing team finished seventh at the National Invitational Tournament (NIT) for the Founder’s Trophy, which was held in Chicago last weekend.   Barrington … more
Barrington School officials are proposing a $3.1 million increase for the proposed school budget.   The $3.1 million bump, if approved by voters at this year’s Financial Town Meeting, … more
In what could be the last financial town meeting ever in Barrington, residents will be asked to approve a $65.8 million school budget, a $21.8 million municipal budget, and a $5 million bond. … more
Quinn Murphy belted a three-run homer in the first inning as Barrington swept its season series from Mount St. Charles by coasting to an 18-2 victory on Tuesday, May 21. The Eagles (15-3) … more
PORTSMOUTH — The public is invited to a Memorial Day ceremony and reception scheduled for 11 a.m. on Monday, May 27, at VFW Post 5390, 822 Anthony Road. more
If Barrington’s athletic fields are important to you, I encourage you to attend the Financial Town Meeting (FTM) on Wednesday, May 22 at Barrington High School. The FTM is your opportunity … more
The entire community is invited to the Barrington Memorial Day Parade and Ceremonies on Monday, May 27.   Residents are encouraged to check the Town’s website (www.barrington.ri.gov) … more
Ceremonies will begin on Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. honoring a Vietnam Veteran, and continue at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Memorial Day, with Naval Honors at the Town Wharf, followed by a speaking program and parade. more
Following expenditures over the past couple of years, and three allocations during their most recent meeting, a little less than half of the $3.1 million the Town was allotted during Covid remains, and must be spend prior to December 2025. more
On Tuesday, May 14, the Barrington High School boys volleyball team celebrated Senior Night with a sweep of West Warwick, 3-0. The scores were 25-23, 25-18, 25-10.   Cam Kelley led the … more
PORTSMOUTH — When Portsmouth High School senior Keira Boxell joined her twin sister, Mayakla, and their Providence friend, Jully Myrthil, on a leadership journey to South Africa last … more
To the editor: I am writing to encourage residents to attend the upcoming financial town meeting and ask that you vote "yes" to the new monastery plan. This plan has taken two years, multiple … more
To the editor: As Barrington prepares itself to vote for the most up-to-date 25 Watson Ave. plans, a view of the current rhythm of the location and its surrounding and updates from other Rhode … more
To the editor: There has been a great deal of talk around the Town of Barrington about a lack of field space for youth, on the one hand, and what to do with the monastery property on the other … more
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