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Barrington students gathered in front of the high school along Lincoln Avenue to rally against later school start times which are due to go into effect next year. Students made a huge banner and … more
TIVERTON — For the second year in a row, Councilor Joe Sousa showed up on his motorcycle with an imitation gun and helmet on top, at the Tiverton High School parking lot while the polls were open during the Financial Town Referendum (FTR) on May 21. This year police took his toy gun away from him. more
The following is the 2016-17 bus schedules for the East Providence Public Schools and for those students from the city who attend area private schools: EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC SCHOOLS 2016-2017 … more
Is Barrington planning to build the Cadillac of middle schools? In the past, some residents have voiced concerns about the total cost of the proposed new middle school and questioned whether … more
Ed McKinlay has lived in Barrington for nearly 50 years, but the longtime resident told people at a recent school committee meeting that his days in town might be numbered if taxpayers vote … more
TIVERTON —An incident report regarding Councilor Joe Sousa and his replica gun and motorcycle at Tiverton High School during the Financial Town Referendum, was released by Tiverton Police on Sunday, June 21. The report narrative, written by Corporal Joseph J. Wieszbicki, [edited slightly to break the text in to shorter paragraphs] reads as follows: more
For the fifth year in a row, Bristol-Warren's Rockwell School has made the state’s list of Commended Schools, the highest classification offered by the RI Department of Eduction. Results were … more
A shift in the school start times in Barrington is estimated to cost the district $434,000 a year. According to a report drafted recently by the School Start Time Ad Hoc Committee, the school … more
Barrington school officials have ordered tests on the air quality inside the current middle school building. The tests, which were conducted on Monday, Sept. 3 — there was no school because … more
PORTSMOUTH — Apparently they had more to say. Only two weeks after former players and students of the late Portsmouth High School teacher and coach Raymond C. Sullivan told the School … more
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