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The Barrington Technical Review Committee had been scheduled to meet on Thursday, July 12, to conduct a "concept review" for the fast food restaurant proposed for the BP gas station property, but … more
Vic Teixeira, a longtime resident, a well-known business owner and the former civil defense director for the town, passed away on Friday, July 6. He was 90 years old. The owner and operator of the … more
The Barrington Middle School construction project entered its 21st week recently.  According to the middle school blog, construction crews were expected to place the slab for the mezzanine … more
Sen. Jack Reed enjoyed a busy tour of Barrington on Friday. His trip included a check of the Mathewson Road seawall, a visit to the new Barrington Middle School construction site, and a stop at … more
A plan to sell the former Zion Bible College property to a developer who was going to build a senior living facility has fallen apart, said Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha. It had been reported … more
Members of the Barrington Town Council voted unanimously to stay with the current rubbish and recycling collection company, despite another contractor offering a lower bid.  Council members … more
PROVIDENCE — In the waning days of the 2018 session, the General Assembly approved a number of pieces of legislations sponsored by members of East Providence’s delegation, including an acts … more
Election season has officially started. Wednesday, June 27 marked the deadline for candidates to declare their intentions to run for local political office. In Barrington, more than a dozen people … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence will in fact have a new manager after the council at a special session called for Wednesday night, June 27, voted to remove Finance Director Malcolm … more
Warren resident Jan Malik, who lost his District 67 House of Representatives seat to Barrington attorney Jason Knight two years ago, will try reclaim his seat in the General Assembly this … more
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