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Housing Board Meets; Swim; Play Tennis

Here are five things you should know about today in Barrington.

Barrington’s Housing Board of Trustees meets at 7 pm in the Barrington library; the agenda includes update on two subdivisions with affordable units and a funding request from the developer of the Walker Farm Lane project.

The Barrington Neighbors and Newcomers Club runs tennis drills each morning at 9 am at Centre Court Tennis Club, 50 Hospital Road, in nearby Riverside.

Triton Swimming offers a customized workout for you each Tuesday at 5:30 am at the East Providence Boys and Girls Club if you are an intermediate or advanced swimmer. 

Each day until the end of December, Barrington Veterinary Clinic, 260 Waseca Ave., is collecting donations of food for the RI Food Bank in a “4 Paws for A Cause” campaign; you get a free nail trim for your pet with a donation.

Rhythm Quest Percussion meets at 6 pm at Reynolds School, 235 High St., Bristol. The youth-based percussion ensemble is open to any child in Rhode Island ages 11 to 18 who wants to learn, play and perform within the community.  

Gary Morse December 18, 2012 at 11:27 AM
A new "funding request" for affordable housing? Barrington taxpayers are already paying the highest per capita taxes in the state, and now it appears Palmer Pointe and Walker Farm want more money from town residents. We have to end this "deep pockets" impression by the affordable advocates. I hope the environmentalists are finally taking notice that the more we subsidize, the faster the developers are plowing under the limited open space we have left.
Barbara Donovan December 18, 2012 at 01:52 PM
I had dinner last evening with 8 of my contemporaries. One has moved to FL and the rest of us are trying to decide where to go ---- no place here for us even though most have supported the Town for over 50 years in tax money and volunteering in various ways! Time to wake up folks. Make your voices heard - I know you are out there as I see and speak to you in many places and know how you feel. Pick up a pen or come to a meeting. There is strength in numbers. Help save Barrington's precious waterfront land. Apathy is how this has happened !!!!!

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