Thursday, May 16, 2013
Four warranty deeds for homes that changed hands were recorded in the Barrington Town Hall last week.
Four warranty deeds were recorded in Barrington Town Hall last week, May 5-11. The deeds show sales of three homes in the Hampden Meadows neighborhood and one just west of Hundred Acre Cove. The prices can give you some idea of the market value of your Barrington property in the current real estate market if you are thinking about buying or selling.
I'm hoping to drive my old beater into the ground before we need to get another car, but I'm on the lookout. What's your next car going to be?
My wife and I drive a perfectly good 2002 Nissan Sentra with 127,318 miles on it. "Stella" has four wheels and gets us from Point A to Point B. We've reached the stage in the life of the car where we don't repair body damage (as you can tell from the accompanying photo). I'm ashamed for my Dad to see it. But hey, it's paid for. Even though I'd love to get 200K miles out of Stella, she has some mechanical problems, like a seized bolt that has left the transmission fluid unchangeable for about eight years. She could conk out any old day. So we've been on the lookout for our next car. I'm paying attention to car commercials, asking friends about their cars. You know the feeling. We're looking for something that gets good gas mileage, and is …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Barrington Books in the Barrington Shopping Plaza will host three author events this week.
Barrington Books will host three author events in honor of Children's Book Week, 2013, this week. Children's Book Week, celebrated nationally from May 13-19, is the longest-running literacy initiative in the country, with commemorative events held nationwide at schools, libraries, bookstores -- wherever young readers and books connect. The celebration at Barrington Books kicks off with a special presentation and book signing by bestselling authors Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black -- creators of THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES - -on Wednesday, May 15, from 6-8pm. The first 50 guests will receive a free, limited edition sketchbook by Tony DiTerlizzi. THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES -- about three siblings who have adventures in the fantastical world of…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Two-story home on Roffee Street is described as perfect for a first-time buyer.
Take a look at the most recent home listed for sale in Barrington by clicking here. It's been on the market for about 3 days. This two-story home is located at 130 Roffee St. in the Holy Angels Church neighborhood not far from playing fields and tennis courts. It’s listed for $214,500. The home includes two bedrooms and two baths among its 1,242 square feet of living space. There is a basement. It was built in 1979. Coleman Realtors says: “Move-in ready in a great family neighborhood. It is in the Nayatt School district. Near the bike path and Chianese playing fields. The house is ready for your personalized finishes. Perfect for a first time homebuyer! Taxes are approximately $3,933. An open house is scheduled on Sunday, May 12, from 1 …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Realtors schedule 8 open houses in Barrington this weekend, including three homes in the affordable-housing project and one for a house listed at $1.4 million.
Need a place to take Mom for brunch on Mother's Day? Here are some great spots on this side of the bay in Rhode Island.
Have you found a great spot to take your Mom out for a meal on Sunday on her day? Patch readers voted last year for the best places to take Mom for a traditional Mother's Day brunch. We’re posting again this list of the best places for a Mother’s Day brunch on this side of the bay -- just in case you’ve dallied and need some help: Attleboro-Seekonk: _The Colonel Blackinton Inn, 203 N. Main St., Attleboro. Barrington: Tyler Point Grille, 32 Barton Ave., Barrington. Bristol-Warren: Wharf Taven, 215 Water St., Warren. East Providence: Gregg's Restaurant, 1940 Pawtucket Ave., East Providence. Middletown: Rhea's Inn, 120 West Main Rd, Middletown. Newport: White Horse Tavern, 26 Marlborough St., Newport. Portsmouth: Custom House Coffee, West …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Eleven warranty deeds were filed in Barrington Town Hall last week for 10 properties all over town that got new owners.
Eleven warranty deeds for 10 homes that changed hands -- one home twice -- were recorded in Barrington Town Hall last week, April 28 to May 3. The deeds show sales of homes in Hampden Meadows, near Chianese Park, and in the Primrose Hill and Nayatt neighborhoods, including a home that sold for almost $1.4 million at Nayatt Point. The prices can give you some idea of the market value of your Barrington property in the current real estate market if you are thinking about buying or selling.
Need a little more zip in your drive? Here's a selection of sports cars for sale around Rhode Island.
When the weather gets nice, drivers' minds start to turn to rides that would handle perfectly on that twisty road, or roar awake on the open highway. To satisfy that hankering for a better feel behind the wheel, here's a selection of sports cars for sale around Rhode Island. And be sure to search for more sports cars on AOL Autos. 1. 2013 Honda Civic LX — $18,555 With all of its racing heritage, Honda knows how to tuck lots of fun into small (and small-budget) packages. The black coupe sports a 1.8L, 16-valve inline 4-cyl. pumping out 140 hp and mated to — what else? — a 5-speed manual transmission, according to cars.com For sale at: Metro Honda, Johnston 2. 2013 Scion tC — $19,480 Clad in slick silver metallic, this two-door coupe …
Results from a recent executive survey ranked Rhode Island 37th for business.
A CEO magazine ranks Rhode Island as one of the worst states in the nation for business. Chief Executive Magazine ranked Rhode Island 37th based on a survey of corporate leaders. Survey respondents rated the Ocean State poorly in the area of taxation and regulations. Massachusetts and Connecticut ranked even worse. Massachusetts was ranked 47th and Connecticut came in at 45th place. The worst three ranked states in the survey were California, New York and Illinois. Texas, Florida and North Carolina, on the other hand, were ranked as the three best states in which to do business. What do you think about Rhode Island’s business climate? Is this a good state in which to do business?
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Nayatt Point waterfront custom-built home is listed for $5.5 million.
Take a look at the most recent home listed for sale in Barrington by clicking here. It's been on the market for about 2 days. This custom-built waterfront home is located at 91 Nayatt Road not far from Nayatt Point on 2.33 acres. It’s listed for $5.5 million. The home includes five bedrooms and six baths among its 5,827 square feet of living space. There is a basement and central air-conditioning. It was built in 2008. Coleman Realtors says: “This Paramount shingle-style home is on 2.3 acres of seaside privacy. Slate roof, solid mahogany windows and doors, walnut floors, nearly 6,000 square feet of luxurious living…70-foot bluestone patio with unparalleled views. A rare opportunity.” Taxes are approximately $57,000. No open houses are …