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Councilors: Proposed BCWA rate hike feels rushed

Councilors: Proposed BCWA rate hike feels rushed

The holiday season might not be the best time for holding public hearings and voting on rate hikes. That’s some how some local officials feel anyway, including a few of those on hand for a meeting of the Barrington, Bristol and Warren Town Councils Wednesday night. The majority of the meeting focused on a presentation

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington, Warren and Bristol Town Councils meet with BCWA tonight

The Barrington, Warren and Bristol Town Councils will meet tonight at 7 p.m. The evening will kick off with a presentation from Bristol County Water Authority officials that is scheduled to include information on the agency’s strategic plan, finance plan and a potential rate hike for next year. The agenda also includes a discussion on

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

Barrington weighs tax break for senior residents

Local officials are examining a proposal aimed at freezing tax bills for senior citizens. The town’s senior services advisory board is pitching the senior tax deferment plan. Board chairwoman Margaret Kane, who presented the matter to the town council Monday night, said the town’s comprehensive plan is “replete” with recommendations on keeping seniors in town.

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Hellmann appointed to Barrington Committee on Appropriations

  The Barrington Town Council unanimously appointed Joel Hellmann to the Barrington Committee on Appropriations Monday night. Mr. Hellmann fills a vacancy created by Nicholas DeRosa, who resigned for the committee earlier this year. COA members are typically elected at the town’s annual financial town meeting though the town council is permitted to appoint a

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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

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