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To the editor: Will someone please explain to the Barrington taxpayers why the proposed School expense for FY 2022 is $57,130,483 when the actual School expense for FY 2020 was $50,117,845. That … more
Several bills have been introduced in the Rhode Island General Assembly to add a new top state personal income tax bracket, thereby threatening to impose a higher tax burden on business, and … more
To the editor: I’d like to propose a bona fide solution to Barrington’s financial issues. At last, a guaranteed fix to generate substantial income for our tax-stressed town. Raise … more
To the editor: Out of curiosity, I examined the Town of Barrington Charter recently. I was wondering what I was missing in the job descriptions, since for the past year both our Town Council and … more
To the editor: As the second semester speeds down the tracks to completion in the next few weeks, it is good to hold the student’s attention, and not let them ease up on their studies. One … more
To the editor: As we continue the discussion about de-leveling, many people have asked the administration to furnish concrete proof that this model has worked in districts like Barrington, and we … more
To the editor: School Administration and School Committee: you need to listen to your employer, we the taxpayers! As a parent of two recent BHS graduates (2018 and 2020), we are deeply opposed to … more
This town’s obsession with optics is growing. It seems every passion, cause and public spat ends up on a lawn sign, waving in the breeze from front lawns everywhere. We have signs protesting … more
To the editor: John Adams was one of the foremost of the American patriots wanting to break from England. However, to his great credit, when the British soldiers in the “Boston … more
As well illustrated by Senior Chief Salesi’s letter of last week (“The 11th Commandment?”), neither the Church or the Constitution conveys a “God given right” to bear … more
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