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BHS girls finish second at state meet, boys are 12th

The Barrington High School girls track team powered to a second place finish at the state championship meet in Providence on Saturday. Julia Howarth celebrated a strong meet — the senior …
E.P. administrators note increase in grant monies sought for Grassy Plains project
EAST PROVIDENCE — The administration of Mayor Bob DaSilva has revised the figure of Rhode Island Department of Environmental … Read More
Commissioner slams Barrington School Committee over request
The state's education commissioner recently offered a strongly-worded response to the Barrington School Committee's request for an … Read More
Question over AP exam fees sparks debate in Portsmouth
PORTSMOUTH — A conversation about the future of Portsmouth High School’s AP exam policy at a recent School Committee meeting … Read More
Several Portsmouth athletes qualify for regional indoor meet
PORTSMOUTH — The Portsmouth High Schools two indoor track teams didn’t finish among the top squads in the state championship meet … Read More
Barrington team competes in FIRST Tech Challenge
  The Robo Eagles, the robotics team from Barrington High School, was one of 28 teams to compete recently in the FIRST Tech … Read More
Portsmouth High freshmen team falls to Hawks in title game
PORTSMOUTH — Despite being a group its coach said was held together with “Scotch tape and toothpicks,” the Portsmouth High … Read More
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Obituaries
Joseph F. O’Connell, 93, of Barrington Joseph F. O’Connell, 93, of Bay Spring Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Joan M. (Thibert) …
Patricia Blomfield-Brown Billings, of Barrington Patricia Blomfield-Brown Billings died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. She was born on Aug. 4, 1928, to Reginald Blomfield-Brown and Virginia Dunn Blomfield-Brown. She grew up in Shrewsbury, NJ. She is …
Sports
EPHS Sports Notes: Boys’ hoops earns dramatic victory; indoor track vies at states EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence High School boys’ basketball team collected its ninth and 10th wins of the Division I regular season as the Townies approached securing playoff …
Barrington baseball team to be honored on Sunday Words Unlimited, the statewide organization of sportswriters, sportscasters and sports publicists, will honor the Barrington U12 Majors Division All-Star baseball team at its 74th annual Sports …
Barrington Middle School girls bounced from playoffs The Barrington Middle School girls’ basketball team once again had trouble with Curtis Corner in the playoffs, as the South Kingstown Middle School squad ended the Lady Eagles’ dream …
Opinion
Letter: Here's a good idea for proposed Starbucks To the editor: I am very much against Starbucks coffee spa moving from their location in the Barrington Mall to the former BP gas station property on County Road.   Heavy traffic on County …
Letter: TCI will hurt business, add taxes and fuel exodus To the editor: The Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) is another “wonderful” idea promoted by our governor and the East Side (Providence) think tank in an attempt to extract …
Letter: Effort assures that Santos Farm ‘postcard views’ will endure To the editor: Kudos to the Westport Land Conservation Trust that has secured the preservation of the iconic Santos Farm. Along with the town’s Community Preservation Committee, Agricultural …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – Jan. 29, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 29 Bristol Phoenix.
Bristol Legal Notices – Jan. 23, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Jan. 23 Bristol Phoenix.

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