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Mike Dellefratte (left) and his father Razzy discuss their plans for a memorial at Chianese Park.

Barrington family moves one step closer to getting a memorial

Barrington family moves one step closer to getting a memorial

A group of town officials met with members of the Dellefratte family last week to discuss the creation of a family memorial at corner of Prince’s Hill Avenue and Foote Street. It was about a month ago when Mike Dellefratte and his father asked the town council for permission to construct the memorial, honoring the

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Winter’s pinch will be felt this spring in Barrington

Winter officially comes to an end next week but the season’s impact on Barrington’s DPW budget could have a lingering impact on spring. The department of public works had about $15,000 of overtime funds remaining last week after starting the year with a total pool of $69,000. Barrington DPW Director Alan Corvi said quite a

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Barrington DPW readies for Friday

A nor’easter that could drop a foot of snow is heading for Rhode Island on Friday and the Barrington Department of Public Works has already started getting ready. DPW Director Alan Corvi said that while the forecast may not be certain, workers are taking the standard set of precautions. That includes everything from making sure

Barrington used to employ workers to pick up trash and recycling, but dropped the program about two years ago. The head of the Barrington DPW union says the town is not saving money with privatization of the service.

Barrington DPW union: Private trash pick-up has not saved town money

A few weeks back, Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis offered some advice to officials in Bristol. He said it was time for that town to seriously consider privatizing its refuse and recycling collection, just as Barrington did about two years ago. Now the head of the Barrington Department of Public Works laborers’ union wants to

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