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Town marks public points of access to the water

Barrington is surrounded by water, so it is little surprise there are so many access points or rights-of-way in town. Recently, town officials released a list of the water access points: • …
Last summer brought slight declines in Buzzards Bay water quality
Water quality conditions measured in Buzzards Bay during the summer of 2019 “offer a stark reminder about the impact of land … Read More
Birds of Barrington
Stan Chamberlain made the most of his time during the state's stay-at-home order. Confined to his house and surrounding property, … Read More
Portsmouth woman arrested after alleged Fourth of July stabbing
PORTSMOUTH — A 37-year-old local woman was arrested Saturday, July 4, after she allegedly stabbed a man inside a Common Fence Point … Read More
SUV stolen from Barrington home; police say Conn. gang to blame
Barrington police believe there may be a connection between a series of larcenies, and an SUV that was stolen in town last week. … Read More
Tiverton breaks ground on sewer extension job
TIVERTON — The Tiverton Wastewater District has broken ground on construction for the town's sewer expansion project. "We are … Read More
Committee ratifies new school bus contract in East Providence
EAST PROVIDENCE — Following a roughly one-hour period of discussion, the School Committee at a special session held Tuesday night, … Read More
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Obituaries
Claudia M. Waddicor, 94, Tiverton Claudia Marcelle Waddicor (Dumaine), 94, of Tiverton, passed away on July 5, 2020. Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of Romeo and Claudia (Saucier) Dumaine. Her mother died in childbirth and …
Edwin M. 'Ted' Egge, 55, of Barrington Edwin M. “Ted” Egge, 55, of Washington Road, Barrington, died unexpectedly on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Dina M. (Croce) Egge. Born …
Sports
Barrington throwers named 'Virtual All-Americans' Four Barrington residents recently competed in the National Scholastic Athletics Foundation/athleticNET Virtual Qualifying series and Virtual National Championships. There were three virtual …
Are you ready for the Barrington Olympics? 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 …
Riverside Post 10 Juniors expect to vie in one-off summer baseball competition EAST PROVIDENCE — Some good news has apparently emerged from what has been a rather bleak period for local youth sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the Riverside Post 10 Junior American …
Opinion
Commentary: After centuries of good use, will the trusted handshake ever return? “It’s gone.” He said it so fast, and with such conviction and a little regret, it took me aback. My dear friend Bob, an elite athlete in high school and college, has had his fair …
Letter: Too many people are forcing an ‘us’ vs. ‘them’ dialogue I consider myself lucky to have been born in Bristol. Although I now reside in the state of Colorado, my formative years are filled with memories of patriotism and of solidarity with other …
Letter: President’s response to Russian bounties is spectacular failure Let’s assume that President Donald Trump’s inept staff failed to “brief” him about the Russian bounties paid to the Taliban for killing American soldiers. Let’s further …
Legal Notices
Bristol Legal Notices – May 7, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Bristol Phoenix on May 7, 2020.
Warren Legal Notices – May 6, 2020 These Legal Notices were published in the Warren Times-Gazette on May 6, 2020.

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