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Recently, Kids Kove Playground behind government center got a facelift and more improvements are in the works, according to Barrington Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Joe … more
The Barrington Board of Library Trustees search committee announced Friday that it has chosen Kristen Chin of North Scituate as the next library director.  Ms. Chin, who currently serves as … more
Workers installed chainlink fences on the East Bay Bike Path bridges in Barrington and Warren recently. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation closed the sidewalks for safety reasons … more
The Barrington Committee on Appropriations is looking for a new volunteer. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, Barrington resident Chad Mollica sent an email to the town council president and the chairman of … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A second City Councilor has issued a press release related to the matter of the alleged surreptitious recordings made of Council President/Major Jim Briden, Ward 4 representative … more
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EAST PROVIDENCE — On Saturday, Aug. 26, Ward 3 Councilman Joe Botelho issued the following press release on the matter of the “secret recordings” made of Council President and Mayor Jim Briden, … more
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The Rhode Island Department of Health recommended closing Barrington Town Beach for swimming because of high bacteria counts on Friday afternoon, Aug. 25. An announcement from the state was sent to … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — A pair of audio recordings emerged on YouTube Thursday, Aug. 24, of Council President and Mayor Jim Briden apparently criticizing both the city’s teachers and his … more
Barrington Town Manager Jim Cunha said Thursday that the owners of the former Zion Bible College property have apparently canceled their plans to build a retirement community in town. "It now … more
There are new traffic light poles at the intersection of the East Bay Bike Path and Sowams Road. The poles were put in late last month and serve as a warning to motorists to slow down as they … more
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