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House of the Week: On Palmer River’s calm waters

House of the Week: On Palmer River’s calm waters

Wake up in the morning to a bright sun glistening off the calm waters of the Palmer River. The tranquility and soothing sounds of nature are a way of life at this waterfront property on Baron Road in Barrington. The house sits on a 10,000-square-foot lot and abuts the shore of the Palmer River. Located in

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People can help fill the boot in Barrington

The Barrington Fire Fighters Local 1774 will be hosting their annual Fill the Boot drive to raise money for The Muscular Distrophy Association this Saturday, Aug. 30 from 8 a.m. to noon in front of the Barrington Center Shopping Plaza. Last year the Barrington Fire Fighters raised more than $3,600 with $26 million raised nationally


RIPTA buses free Wednesday due to air quality alert

STATEWIDE — Due to anticipated high levels of pollution and/or ozone, all regular Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) buses and trolleys, excluding special services, will be free on Wednesday, Aug. 27. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is predicting that air quality will reach unhealthy levels in portions of Rhode Island during the

Rev. August John Woerner

Rev. August John Woerner, 88, Barrington

Former Barrington resident the Reverend August John Woerner (Gus) died Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 88 years of age. He was born in Newark, NJ on September 27, 1925. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he attended University of Bridgeport, New School for Social Research, and Andover Newton Theological School. He