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Barrington resident: council too busy to manage Spencer trust

By   /  December 6, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

Barrington Town Hall, Barrington, Rhode Island

The head of the town’s Republican party believes a new group of people should be in charge of overseeing the Spencer Trust. Steve Primiano, who serves as the chairman for the Barrington Republican Town Committee, attended the council’s November and December meetings and discussed the idea of forming a new board of trustees to oversee […]

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Barrington Council: No more taxpayer money to affordable housing project

By   /  April 10, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  2 Comments

The developer of Walker Farm Lane wanted a $123,000 grant to off-set a drop in house prices, but the council denied that request Tuesday night.

Barrington Town Council member Ann Strong and two of her colleagues said enough taxpayer money had been spent on the Walker Farm Lane affordable housing development and would not approve an additional $123,000 in grant money for the project. The action came Tuesday night at the monthly council meeting. Ms. Strong, Bill DeWitt and Cynthia […]

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