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An excavator tears into the old Phil Judge Florist shop on Wednesday morning.

Barrington flower shop razed; houses on the way

Barrington flower shop razed; houses on the way

One of the oldest businesses in Barrington is no more. Phil Judge Florist on Primrose Hill Road closed its doors months ago and the building and greenhouse that were home to the flower shop was demolished by an excavator on Wednesday morning, Dec. 3. The longtime flower shop had been around for more than 50 years,


‘Christmas in Connecticut’ in Barrington

Come to the movies for some holiday cheer when librarian and film enthusiast Doug Swiszcz presents the 1945 film “Christmas in Connecticut.” Barbara Stanwyck plays Elizabeth Lane, a magazine columnist whose readers think that she is a “domestic goddess,” creating wonderful meals for her husband and child at their idyllic Connecticut farm. The truth is

A student enrollment decrease in Barrington schools could impact the cost of a new middle school building.

Barrington student population projected to drop

Over the next 10 years, Barrington schools will reportedly see a significant drop in student enrollment. According to projections from the New England School Development Council, Barrington’s student enrollment will decrease by more than 600 students over the next decade. The district had approximately 3,323 students at its six public schools last year, but by

Opinion: Water source needed to defuse East Bay ‘time bomb’

By Halsey Herreshoff Bristol Town Council Having read the fine article by Eric Dickervitz in the Phoenix about the recent hearing before the Bristol Town Council by the Bristol County Water Authority, I write to amplify one facet of the problem to finding a back-up for our water supply. I must first emphasize that we


Life is a day at the beach in Westport home

As temperatures drop on Southern New England, many are dreaming of warm summer days and long lazy hours lounging on the beach. This home in Westport will keep its next owner thinking ahead to summer to wipe away the winter blues. Wake up to the sound of rolling waves and frisky seagulls on Massachusetts’ South Coast.

7 Brittney Lane, Warren

Open houses planned around East Bay

Whether you’re looking for a new home, selling yours and checking out the competition, or just looking for some interior decorating ideas, open houses are a great place to start. There aren’t too many scheduled around the East Bay this holiday weekend, but there are a handful in the area. Check out the gallery of

12 Echo Drive, Barrington

Off the Market: East Bay homes change hands

The following homes around the East Bay changed hands recently: Barrington 38 Middle Highway — $420,000 12 Echo Drive — $539,000 27 Adelaide Ave. — $580,000 14 6th St. — $310,000 5 Field Lane — $396,000 223 Rumstick Road — $1,250,000 22 Waldron Ave. — $180,000 East Providence 14 Wayland St. — $241,000 45 Ferris