Here are a few things you may want to know about today, Oct. 16, in and around Barrington:
- Partly cloudy with a slight chance of a rain shower and temperatures reaching into the high 60s.
- Today is the deadline for submitting questions for the Affordable Housing Workshop sponsored by the Barrington Town Council next Tuesday, Oct. 22, in the high school auditorium. The workshop runs from 7 to 9 pm and includes a panel of affordable housing authorities who first will answer questions submitted to Town Planner Phil Hervey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Join librarian and film enthusiast Doug Swiszcz at 1 pm for the third matinee movie of his fall 2013 series, “Things That Go Bump in the Night.” This week’s film is Rosemary’s Baby, starring Mia Farrow as a young bride who learns she is pregnant just as the career of her struggling actor husband (John Cassavetes) takes off.
- Come and hear Lloyd Kaplan, teacher and jazz musician, talk about the history of jazz in America at 7 pm – the third of a free three-part series featuring live music by The Aristocats and the Barrington High School Jazz Ensemble. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Barrington Public Library.
- The Bristol County Water Authority board of directors will hear a briefing on a study for building a pipeline to connect to the Pawtucket water supply as a backup source at a 6 pm meeting at 450 Child St., the BCWA offices in Warren. CDM-Smith engineering is making the presentation for the town councils in Barrington, Warren and Bristol; it will detail the best route and estimated costs.
- Get daily updates from the RI Department of Transportation (RIDOT) on the replacement of the Central Bridge (‘White Church bridge’) in Barrington by clicking here.