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Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis was accused of micro-managing and meddling in town departments.

Barrington DPW Union officials slam town manager in letter

Barrington DPW Union officials slam town manager in letter

The top public works Union officials in Barrington penned a letter last week criticizing the town manager for micro-managing the DPW and “meddling” with daily job assignments. The letter, which was co-written by United Steel Workers Local President Kevin Braga and DPW Unit Chairperson Carlos Pedroza, pointed at Barrington Town Manager Peter DeAngelis as the

An early sketch of the Palmer Pointe affordable housing development.

Barrington land sold to affordable housing developer

It’s official — property that once played host to Sowams Nursery now belongs to the East Bay Community Development Corporation, a non-profit that has built affordable housing projects across the East Bay. Bristol-based developer EBCDC purchased the 10-acre parcel of Barrington land on Friday, Aug. 14, for $1.2 million. The company and the land’s owners

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After teen arrests, Barrington parents seek out advice

A recent increase in underage drinking-related arrests in Barrington has not only caught the attention of the local police department. It’s also sounding an alarm with parents. Barrington Police Chief John LaCross said he was encouraged by the response of parents whose teenage children were recently arrested for alcohol-related crimes. He said that the parents

Barrington's Paul Barroso and Kate Orchard were greeted by family and friends at Barrington Beach after finishing their cross-country bike trip recently.

Barrington teens inspired by cross-country bike trip

For most Rhode Island students attending school on the west coast, the trip home from school is relatively simple — they’ll hop on a plane, arrive home in early May, and get started on their summer. This was not the case with Barrington residents Kate Orchard and Paul Barroso. They rode their bicycles home. Both