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New Barrington barbershop opens to a busy start

Roots barbershop is a throwback — a place where a good haircut is often paired with a great conversation, where people talk about what's going on around town and discuss the high school …

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Ordinance calls for non-union employee raises in Barrington
At its meeting last month, the Barrington Town Council voted 5-0 to introduce an ordinance that would increase the pay scale for … Read More
Tiverton Police: Fireworks everywhere, unruly Airbnb guests
Monday, June 29 A resident notified police at 10:41 am about an incident involving a dating website. A tractor trailer truck … Read More
In Portsmouth: Building the leaders of today — and tomorrow
PORTSMOUTH — Steve Sebolt says the teen summer camp he’s bringing to Glen Farm is not only ideal for kids who experience the same … Read More
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 … Read More
Warren police logs: Man falls asleep at wheel, faces DUI
Monday, June 29 An officer went to a Ridgeway Drive home to deliver a summons, but was unsuccessful. The party came to the window … Read More
Schools' budget surplus account likely to grow
The Barrington School Department finished the year with a surplus of more than $1 million. The schools also have $2 million sitting … Read More
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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 …
Albert E. Corscadden, 76, Little Compton Albert E. Corscadden 76, of Little Compton, also known as "Tim" and affectionately called Johnny by his close friends, passed away on July 7, 2020. He was the husband of Marguerite L. (Gleeson) …
Gallery: Post 10 Juniors open 2020 baseball season EAST PROVIDENCE — The Riverside Post 10 Junior Division American Legion Baseball team began play in the new Rhode Island 19/20 Elite League this week with a series of games, including 5-1 …
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 …
Letter: Governor cheated Gen. Baccus out of a proper retirement He is not the oldest veteran at the Veterans’ Home, nor is he the youngest. Among his many tasks, he is the lector at Sunday Mass and a Eucharistic minister, and he rarely misses a …
Editorial: For whom the flag flies Twice the Bristol Town Council faced no-win choices about flying flags above public spaces, before it decided twice is enough. First the council heard passionate speeches from citizens imploring …
Letter: Meeting in the middle – A beautiful thing July 3 was a beautiful thing. Along with some 150 people, I witnessed the rare coming together of two politically and ideologically disparate groups paying peaceful tribute to First Responders at an …

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