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Barrington celebrated its 300th anniversary with a founders day birthday party on Saturday, Nov. 18.  The celebration started on the front steps of the public library with a "Salute to 1717." … more
This week, officials at Barrington Middle School issued this reminder to students: Please bike safely. Approximately 300 students ride their bikes to the middle school each day. When combined with … more
The Town of Barrington will celebrate the 300th anniversary of its establishment with a founders day birthday party on Saturday, Nov. 18.  The celebration begins at 1:45 p.m. on the front … more
In Bristol, it's 18. In Warren, it's 18. In East Providence, it's 18. But in Barrington, the minimum age to purchase tobacco is now 21.  At its meeting earlier this month, the … more
A crowd of people braved the cold temperatures on Saturday morning to participate in the Veterans Day exercises outside Barrington Town Hall. There was a wreath-laying ceremony and a number of … more
The Barrington United Veterans Council will be hosting a ceremony to honor Veterans Day at the Barrington Veterans' Memorial (adjacent to the Barrington Town Hall) on Saturday, Nov. 11. It will begin … more
Barrington's Jennifer Boylan, Jennifer Schultz and her two sons, Cynthia Rosengard, Pam Lauria, Sarah O'Brien, Debra Kelty, Donna Personeus, and Caroline Morgan attended an event at the Rhode Island … more
Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha is staying the course. While the Rhode Island chapter of the ACLU recently requested that the town reconsider the proposed changes to the senior tax exemption, … more
The owner of the former Zion Bible College property in Barrington appears poised to sell the 39.5-acre parcel. According to Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha, the owner of the property recently … more
What will Barrington look like in 2030, 2040 or even 2050?  Will our schools still excel? Will our bayside environment remain beautiful, or will it be a threat? Will our commercial core … more
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