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Barrington All-Stars win again at state tournament

The Barrington 12U Majors All-Star team improved to 2-0 in the state tournament after defeating Cranston Western 7-3 in a winner's bracket game on Sunday night, July 21, in East …
New Bristol fire museum is something to see
The Bristol Volunteer Fire Dept. wants everyone to know that their new Artifacts and Historical Memorabilia Museum is worth your time … Read More
Bristol opens cooling centers in response to extreme heat
In response to excessive heat warnings from the National Weather Service, the Town of Bristol will be operating two official … Read More
Heat is on the menu as Quahog Fest comes to Warren this weekend
Get ready for a hot one. The 37th annual Warren Quahog, Seafood and Arts Festival is on Saturday and Sunday, July 20 and 21, at … Read More
Bristol Police: Arrests for shoplifting, stolen vehicle and drunk driving
The Bristol Police Department arrested an alleged drunk driver after a crash on the Mt. Hope Bridge, cited a dog owner for leaving his … Read More
Barrington riders prepare for Pan-Mass Challenge
Barrington will be well-represented at the 40th annual Pan-Mass Challenge. Twenty-seven Barrington residents signed on to … Read More
'A giant leap for mankind' — 50 years later
If you are old enough to remember the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landing, you almost certainly remember where you were when you heard … Read More
East Bay Social
Joyce H. Mabey, 92, of Barrington Joyce H. Mabey, 92, of Barrington, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at St. Elizabeth Manor in Bristol. She was the daughter of Elmer H. Lother and Francis Lewis Lother. She was predeceased by her …
John D. Martin, formerly of Barrington John D. Martin, of Mattapoisett, Mass., formerly of Barrington, went to be with his Lord on Thursday, July 11, 2019. He was surrounded by his loving family and friends who supported him in his battle …
Gallery: Warren, Rumford Silva Tourney All-Stars EAST PROVIDENCE — Warren traveled to Rumford Little League's Rock Complex Wednesday night, July 17, for a losers bracket contest in the District 2 Ron Silva Minor Baseball Division All-Star …
Friends of Townie Athletics celebrates completion of silver anniversary season EAST PROVIDENCE — The Friends of Townie Athletics, the non-profit organization conceived to augment administrative support of sports throughout the East Providence School District, recently …
Barrington All-Star teams headed to states The Barrington 12U Majors Division All-Star team capped an improbable run through the District II tournament with a pair of wins over Pineview in the finals on Saturday and Sunday. The two …
Letter: Are roads just roads? Tiverton's tell tales To the editor: Born the son of a professional diplomat, I moved with my parents to the United States ( Washington, D.C.) in Nov. 1953.  My father’s work trips from D.C. took him to every corner …
Letter: Barrington councilman is wrong To the editor: Councilman Jacob Brier is wrong.   In last week’s Barrington Times, his well-intentioned editorial “New approach to assessment is legal” is factually …
Commentary: New approach to assessments is legal By Jacob Brier Special to The Times Thank you for ​your recent coverage​ of the change in policy relating to home value assessments. Aside from the letters to the owners of the 450 or so …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on July 11, 2019.
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East Providence Legal Notices – July 11, 2019 These Legal Notices were published in the East Providence Post on July 11, 2019.

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