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Barrington School Committee candidates talk middle school options

Barrington School Committee candidates talk middle school options

The Barrington School Committee was recently presented with a pair of options for the future of Barrington Middle School including a new building and a get-renovation with an addition. This week’s question asked candidates which option they favor an why. Here are their responses: CHRIS RAMSDEN – “The building committee has recently recommended two choices;

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

Barrington will hire negotiator for teachers’ contract; talks upcoming

The Barrington School Committee is reshaping its negotiating team for upcoming talks with the teachers’ union. School committee chairman Patrick Guida said a request for proposals was issued a few weeks ago seeking legal counsel to represent the board during negotiations. The union’s current contract expires at the end of August. In prior years, Mr.

Incumbent school committee member Bob Shea said there are studies that show the impact of later school start times for older students.

Little separates Barrington school board candidates

There was little contention among the five school committee candidates at a debate Wednesday night: each contender has the credentials to make a good school committee member. Incumbent Democrat Bob Shea and incumbent Republican Chris Ramsden both praised those running for the board. One of the night’s only disagreements emerged between Mr. Shea and Mr.

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League of Women Voters rep Joanne Devoe (left) goes over the rules with local candidates before a political forum at the Barrington Town Hall on Wednesday night.

Barrington candidates turn out for debate

Fifteen candidates seeking election to local and state officers fielded a host of questions in a series of debates Wednesday evening. Those on hand included candidates for Barrington Town Council, School Committee and the State House of Representatives Dists. 66 and 67. The only candidate not on hand was Ann Strong, who is seeking election

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Barrington candidates debate Wednesday night

If you’re a Barrington voter looking for more information about School Committee, Town Council and General Assembly candidates, keep your calendar clear Wednesday night. Barrington candidate forums will be held on Oct. 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Barrington Town Hall, 283 County Road. The forums will feature four races — the town council,

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Barrington School Committee candidates on superintendent’s role in teacher negotiations

The Barrington Times will be asking candidates for Town Council and School Committee a question every week leading up to the Nov. 6 election. Candidates have a 40 word limit for. Here is the second question for School Committee candidates: In past years, the superintendent has played in a role in negotiating contracts with the

John Gray, shown here before his retirement in 2009.

Barrington School District exploring John Gray tribute

The Barrington School Committee heard a few ideas on establishing a tribute to former Barrington High School Principal John Gray Thursday night though no final decisions were made. School Superintendent Michael Messore said he had heard of informal conversations at the high school centered on dedicating either the auditorium or library in Mr. Gray’s name.

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