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Barrington Town Council round-up: Energy, rowing, recreation and affordable housing

By   /  March 5, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

The Barrington Town Council covered a lot of ground at its monthly meeting Monday night, touching on everything from rowing to energy, recreation programs, affordable housing and senior tax programs among other topics. Here are a few highlights from the meeting. -The town council, sitting as trustees of the Amey Tucker Spencer Fund, approved a […]

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Barrington school vacation program offers lots to do

By   /  February 12, 2013  /  Schools  /  No Comments

A Barrington Middle School student's online post drew the attention of the police department last week.

Kids looking for something to do with their February vacations should plan on stopping by Barrington Middle School next week. The town will host four fun-filled days, Tuesday to Friday, Feb 19 to 22. Each day will include a morning and an afternoon session. Children ages 6 through 12 are invited to attend for $5 […]

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Barrington wants to know about your interests

By   /  December 4, 2012  /  Letters to the Editor  /  No Comments

michele geremia

To the editor: To the people of Barrington: I would like to take a few minutes to introduce myself. I have been on the job as your new director of recreation and leisure services for five weeks. It has been a very exciting time for me. Barrington is a wonderfully vibrant community. It has a […]

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Barrington’s Festival of Lights – Santa, carols, train rides and more

By   /  December 3, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

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People from in and around Barrington flocked to town hall last Saturday to help kick off the local holiday season. Barrington’s annual Festival of Lights included everything from gingerbread cooking making and train rides to ballet performances and carol singing. There was also a trolley throughout the afternoon that brought residents to numerous downtown area […]

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What’s next for Barrington Recreation Department?

By   /  October 24, 2012  /  News  /  No Comments

Retired recreation director John Taylor wants the town to emphasize youth programs.

A news article more than 50 years old details a familiar set of problems in Barrington: the need for more youth recreation programs and facilities, bad behavior by local teens, and a community struggling to improve the situation. The article ran in the Barrington Times in 1958 and spoke of a meeting at Hampden Meadows […]

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