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East Bay Newspapers accepting statements from candidates

East Bay Newspapers accepting statements from candidates

East Bay  Newspapers will be publishing written statements from political candidates throughout the 2014 campaign season. Each candidate for local office will be allowed to print one statement per week, free of charge, in an effort to better inform voters prior to Election Day. We hope candidates use their space (up to 200 words per week)

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Bargain Hunter: Yard sales this weekend

From snow blowers to clothes to toys and collectibles and much more, there’s a little something for everyone available this weekend — and at a pretty good price. Take advantage of someone else’s leftovers and find some amazing bargains for yourself at yard sales around the East Bay this weekend. Sales are planned in Barrington, Bristol, East

For Barrington residents Marvin and Linda Homonoff, the Holy Angels Festival was something brand new.

Barrington church festival draws a crowd

Unlike most people who attended the 99th annual Holy Angels Church Festival over this past weekend, Marvin and Linda Homonoff were new to everything this event had to offer. “We’ve lived in Barrington for 37 years,” said Mr. Homonoff, who also serves as Barrington probate judge, “but had never attended this festival. This was great

Ten-year-old Abby Lefebvre pours water next to a group of her friends at Barrington Beach.

Barrington Beach enjoying a banner year

Barrington Beach has enjoyed a banner year. Resident beach passes are “sold out” this year, with more than 1,600 sold. “Last year we had 1,400 passes available and we didn’t use them all,” said Michele Geremia, director of the Barrington Recreation Department which oversees the beach. “This year, we ordered 1,600, and they are gone. Residents can


Barrington teen facing DUI, possession charges

An alleged erratic driver was stopped and arrested by police on the Wampanoag Trail at 1:35 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10, after an officer observed the vehicle drift over the white line and into the breakdown lane. According to police, a 17 year-old Barrington boy was driving the car when it crossed over the line