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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
For two days this weekend, Barrington was alive with bright sun sparkling off the water, leaves glistening in fall hues, and soccer balls, soccer balls, soccer balls. For the first time in memory, … more
To the editor: Kudos to the Barrington Public Works Department for the cleanup on Zephyr Lane a few days after the storm.  They took care of a request to get a dangerous situation off the … more
Gratitude and applause to those electric linemen who climbed up amidst the wires in frightful conditions these past few days. It’s work most of us can’t imagine. But National Grid’s … more
To the editor: I had intended my original letter to be my first and last word on the subject of the proposed demolition of the senior tax exemption. But in the meantime, the town has attempted to … more
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