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Work is underway on Barrington family’s memorial

By   /  August 14, 2013  /  News  /  2 Comments

Two Barrington Department of Public Works employees straighten up the site for a new memorial to the Dellefratte family at Chianese Park.

A large stone is in place and a semi-circle of sod has been removed at the site for the newest memorial in town — a small space honoring the Dellefratte family’s years of service to the department of public works. For years, the Dellefrattes petitioned for the memorial, stating that generations of male members of […]

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Barrington family wins approval for memorial

By   /  June 27, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

Mike "Razzy" Dellefratte received good news Thursday night — the park and recreation commission approved plans for a memorial to the Dellefratte family.

Mike “Razzy” Dellefratte walked out of the Barrington Park and Recreation Commission meeting on Thursday night wearing a smile. The longtime resident had finally received approval from the town to construct a memorial to his family. According to Mr. Dellefratte, members of his family have logged more than 175 years of service to the town, […]

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Barrington committee may vote on proposed memorial for Dellefratte family

By   /  June 27, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

Mike Dellefratte (left) and his father Razzy discuss their plans for a memorial at Chianese Park.

The Barrington Park and Recreation Commission is scheduled to discuss and possibly vote on a proposed memorial for the Dellefratte family during its meeting tonight, June 27. The Dellefrattes have asked the town for permission to build a memorial at the corner of Foote Street and Prince’s Hill Avenue — on the Chianese Park property […]

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Barrington brush-chipping program runs through June 21

By   /  May 13, 2013  /  Government & Politics, News  /  No Comments

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The Barrington Department of Public Works has been busy chipping downed tree limbs and other vegetation since last October, but the official brush-chipping program is due to end June 21. A busy storm season — it started with Hurricane Sandy in late October and carried through the winter with the early February blizzard — badly […]

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Barrington DPW chipping away at brush piles

By   /  March 5, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

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On County Road, a hearty maple tree lay in cracked pieces across a front yard. A few homes to the south, a massive pine tree splintered by unrelenting winds during the early February blizzard rested perpendicular to the ground. And about a mile away on Lincoln Avenue, a once-towering oak rested prone, buckled and broken. […]

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Two East Bay towns are talking trash

By   /  January 10, 2013  /  News  /  1 Comment

A Martin Avenue resident's dog attacked a Mega Disposal employee on Friday morning, biting his right leg.

Peter DeAngelis has some simple advice for Tony Teixeira. The Barrington town manager knows firsthand how difficult, how delicate, the privatization of refuse and recycling collection can be for a community, and recommends that as Mr. Teixeira, the Bristol town administrator, begins that discussion emotions are checked at the door. “They need to stay focused […]

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Barrington will offer Christmas tree pick-up service starting Monday, Jan. 7

By   /  January 4, 2013  /  News  /  No Comments

The Barrington Department of Public Works will begin its Christmas tree collection program on Monday, Jan. 7. The program will continue for three weeks. Residents placing their trees curbside for pick-up are asked to remove any plastic bags or decorations, including tinsel. The curbside yard waste pick-up program has ended for the season. It will […]

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