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Council president June Speakman (center) and councilor Ann Strong (right) will spearhead a subcommittee focused on establishing standards for the Spencer Trust.

Barrington council quiet on manager’s call to professor’s boss

Barrington council quiet on manager’s call to professor’s boss

June Speakman wants to see the numbers. The president of the Barrington Town Council said she has tried to contact Roger Williams University professor Lynn Ruggieri, who recently conducted an analysis of whether Barrington saved money through privatizing trash and recycling collection services in 2010. Ms. Speakman said she e-mailed and called Ms. Ruggieri regarding

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

Barrington dog bites garbageman, could face vicious dog hearing

A Martin Avenue resident’s dog reportedly attacked two men on a MEGA refuse truck on Friday morning, biting one of the workers in his right calf. According to police, the dog, a white Wheaton terrier named Butter got away from its owner and chased after the garbage collector, a 24-year-old Providence resident. Before the owner

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

Two East Bay towns are talking trash

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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