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Barrington candidates lobby for votes

Barrington candidates lobby for votes

They are lawyers. They are business owners. They are retired state police officers. And they are all lobbying for your vote. Candidates for local political offices participated in a forum last Tuesday night, Oct. 7, and shared their ambitions, goals and beliefs on topics ranging from education funding, to senior housing in Barrington, to the

Tiverton hires code enforcement officer

TIVERTON — The Tiverton Town Council at a recent meeting has unanimously approved the appointment of Christopher J. Synnott — and ratified a three-year employment contract with him — to serve as the town’s code enforcement officer. The position, as the town’s building and zoning official, had formerly been held for nine years by Gareth


Bristol Police: Tresspassing, loud parties, cows on the loose

The Bristol Police Department responded to the following calls from Sept. 30-Oct. 6: Tuesday, Sept. 30 A caller reported that a man in a black pickup truck with tinted windows was harassing a 20-year-old woman on High Street around 4:30 p.m.. Officers investigated and found no problems. A resident on Jenkins Street called to complain

Charlie Leiber of Lexington, Mass. poses with his first place 1870 pound pumpkin. Photos by Rich Dionne

Leiber’s pumpkin king of the giants

WARREN—After loading dozens of pumpkins onto the weighing platform all day, Lexington, Mass. pumpkin grower Charlie Leiber watched his ginormous pumpkin out weigh the others with a weight of 1870 pounds at Frerich’s Farms 2014 Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Growers Weigh Off on Sunday afternoon. Steve Sperry of Johnston, took second place and was

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