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Is Barrington Town Council listening to taxpayers?

To the editor: Why hasn’t the Barrington Town Council had an up or down vote on granting a property tax abatement to the Palmer Pointe affordable housing project? It has been reported that the East Bay Community Development Corporation views this project as financially infeasible without the abatement. It is a complete waste of everyone’s

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

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

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

Barrington Town Council meets tonight

The Barrington Town Council meets tonight at 7 p.m. The evening’s agenda includes an update on the White Church Bridge project and a possible vote on a local ordinance establishing a municipal court. The town council is also set to review written standards for tax assessment and revaluation, among other items. The meeting will be

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Barrington Community Center site debated

Should Barrington pursue a new community center on town-owned land near Veterans Park and the Bayside YMCA? At least two members of the town’s community center task force think so, though some town officials have their doubts. Task force chairwoman Margaret Kane and town councilor William DeWitt were among a half dozen individuals to debate

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington Conservation Commission charged with tracking plastic bag ban

The same group that advocated for a local plastic bag ban has been charged with developing criteria to measure the initiative’s impact. Barrington’s Reusable Checkout Bag Initiative, which prohibits the distribution of plastic bags at the point of sale, officially went into effect on Jan. 1 after it was passed by the town council in

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington Town Council meets tonight

The Barrington Town Council meets tonight at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at town hall. The meeting is an hour earlier than usual with a slew of interviews on the agenda including conservation commission, harbor commission, housing board of trustees and park and recreation commission, among other groups. The town council is also

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