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The governor recently nominated Barrington School Committee member Patrick Guida to the state board of education.

Barrington resident nominated for state board of education

Barrington resident nominated for state board of education

Governor Lincoln D. Chafee recently announced 10 nominees for the Rhode Island Board of Education. Included on the list of nominees is Barrington resident Patrick A. Guida. Mr. Guida is an attorney with Duffy & Sweeney, Ltd., and formerly with the Providence law firm of Tillinghast Licht LLP. He was elected to the Barrington School

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Barrington schools top headlines in 2012

2012 was a memorable year for Barrington Public Schools. Whether it was saying good-bye to respected educators, debating a proposal or celebrating the accomplishments of students, last year featured plenty of school-related news. Not every school story from the last 12 months made this round-up but following are some of the more memorable issues and

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Barrington School Committee selects a legal firm for teacher negotiations

The Barrington School Committee selected the firm of Brennan, Recupero, Cascione, Scungio and McAllister Tuesday night to serve as its legal counsel for upcoming negotiations with the district’s teachers’ union. The firm was among three to bid for the job. Each firm was interviewed by the school committee in executive session weeks prior to Thursday

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Elected council members from left, June Speakman, Ann Strong and Kate Weymouth are sworn in during the Barrington Town Council Inauguration at 8p.m. sharp on Monday night.

Speakman voted Barrington town council president

Recently elected Barrington Town Council and School Committee members were sworn in Monday night. The ceremony marked the official start of a third term for June Speakman and Kate Weymouth  council term while Ann Strong begins her first term. Ms. Speakman was later unanimously approved as Town Council President and Ms. Weymouth was unanimously approved

Patrick "Buzz" Guida will retain his seat on the Barrington School Committee. Fellow Republican Chris Ramsden, an incumbent, failed to garner the needed votes for a second term.

Guida, Shea and Dominguez win Barrington school board seats

Longtime incumbent Patrick “Buzz” Guida will be serving another four years on the Barrington School Committee, joined by fellow incumbent Robert Shea Jr. and newcomer Paula Dominguez. Mr. Guida is a Republican, while Mr. Shea and Ms. Dominguez are Democrats. Republican Chris Ramsden finished fourth in the three-person race, slightly ahead of his wife, Meg,

The governor recently nominated Barrington School Committee member Patrick Guida to the state board of education.

Barrington School Committee will interview three legal firms

The Barrington School Committee will interview three law firms this month to help negotiate a new teachers’ union contract. The firms include Little, Medeiros, Kinder Bulman and Whitney; Robinson and Clapham; and Brennan, Recupero, Cascione, Scungio and McAllister, all of which responded to a request for qualifications issued early last month. Director of Administration and

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Barrington Schools see a drop in lunch sales

Barrington students are not buying school lunch like they used to. Last Thursday night, Director of Administration and Finance Ron Tarro gave the School Committee an update on this year’s food service program. He said participation is down from last year, 722 meals total this month alone compared with Oct. 2011. Diminishing participation isn’t a

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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: