Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: And, it is here. It is finally here! Common sense gun reform is on our nation’s door step.   It has arrived under the name “Fix NICS Act.” … more
To the editor: The latest town council letter has indicated that the seniors (a majority?) that missed the Dec. 1 deadline for the tax exemption can still apply next January. But they may not … more
To the editor: The Barrington Town Manager's letter that arrived on Nov. 29 (just 2 days before the filing deadline for the senior exemption) contains good news and bad news. First the good … more
To the editor: If Matt Medeiros is correct with his history of the senior tax exemption, and there is no reason to suspect otherwise, it would seem that in the 1970s all seniors received $1,500 … more
To the editor: This month marks the 53rd anniversary of Barrington's original senior tax exemption. I have now reviewed the full 53 years of town council minutes and dozens of contemporaneous news … more
To the editor: Barrington resident James M. Meehan wrote the following poem in honor of Veterans Day and has dedicated it to his father, James A. Meehan, Chief Petty Officer, U.S. Navy. Reading … more
To the editor: I would like to commend Dr./Mr. Douglas for, at long last, getting a formal ruling from the State Ethics Commission.  There was really no way around this. The ethics … more
To the editor: (Barrington Times Wed. Nov.1 2017 at the bottom of pg. 3) “NEWS BRIEF Share your thoughts about financial town meeting Barrington residents are invited to share their … more
To the editor: This past summer, these pages were aflame with charges of possible ethics violations brought about by Scott and Megan Douglas holding elected positions with the Barrington Committee … more
To the editor: The town continues to "spin" rationalizations for eliminating the senior flat exemption. First, the town has now stated that "income verification is standard practice in towns … more
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