Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Barrington School Committee candidates offer insight

Barrington School Committee candidates offer insight

Candidates for the Barrington School Committee are heading into the final fews days of the election season. There are five people — three Republicans and two Democrats — vying for the three seats. Following are brief bios for each of the school committee candidates running this year: Meaghan ‘Meg’ Ramsden – PARTY: Republican – FAMILY:

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Please vote yes on Question #3

To the editor: Rhode Island College is on the ballot this November as a referendum question, which will be listed below the candidates for political offices. Question #3 on the ballot — if approved — will provide $50 million in much-needed renovation-construction funds for three of the college’s aged buildings. By voting yes on this

Mellor and Silva should be commended for no-show

To the editor: Warren Town Council candidates Brian Mellor and Richard Silva deserve much credit for refusing to attend the forum for town council candidates that was sponsored by the Rhode Island Voter Coalition. Behind the innocuously-named coalition lurks a sinister force called the Tea Party — a divisive political movement that represents the radical,


Barrington High School post-season schedule

Looking to cheer on the Eagles in this year’s post-season? The state playoff schedule kicks off this week with numerous Barrington High School games slated for play. Here is a rundown to help fans follow each team: FIELD HOCKEY: Thursday, Nov. 1. 3:30 p.m. at Barrington High School Saturday, Nov. 3. 6:30 p.m. at Cranston

Vote Independent, for Warren’s sake

To the editor: At the recent Town Council candidates forum, candidates were asked if they believed there were two Warrens- the downtown/waterfront vs. the rest of Warren. Though all dismissed the idea as “myth” to be inclusive, it is undeniable that Warren is changing. And as perception is often reality- maybe there are indeed two

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Please support Question 3 for RIC

To the editor: I am a Barrington resident and an employee of Rhode Island College. I hope everyone in Barrington will review the information on Question 3, which will allow the college to renovate its two largest classroom buildings and provide a modest enhancement of facilities for the School of Nursing. These buildings are 50