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What's Open, Closed on New Year's Day?

All government buildings, the post office and schools are closed; most drug stores, coffee shops, restaurants, convenience stores will be open regular hours.

They took the plunge at Annawamscutt Beach in Barrington two years ago.
They took the plunge at Annawamscutt Beach in Barrington two years ago.

New Year’s Day is tomorrow, Jan. 1, celebrated as a national holiday. But you can still shop, eat out and find your favorite coffee in Barrington. And take a plunge into Narragansett Bay with the Annawamscutt Seal Society.

Don’t expect to conduct any town business or mail a letter, though. The Town Hall is closed and there is no mail service on New Year’s Day. 

The public library and the senior center in the lower level of the library are closed as well. Schools will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2.

RIPTA will operate on its holiday schedule.

Here are the New Year’s Day hours for a variety of places in Barrington:

  • Barrington Shell Station: 242 County Road. regular hours: 6 am to midnight.
  • CVS/Pharmacy: 186 County Road, regular store hours: 7 am to 10 pm.
  • Starbucks: 186 County Road, regular store hours: 5:30 am to 8:30 pm
  • Dunkin’ Donuts, 256 County Road, regular store hours, 5 am to 11 pm.
  • Rite-Aid pharmacy, 236 County Road, regular store hours, 8 am to 9 pm.
Meg Jones December 31, 2013 at 02:22 PM
Art by You at Weirdgirl Creations Pottery Studio is open New Years Day from 1-5PM so drop by and get creative! Located at 33 Kent St. Corner of Sowams and Kent Barrington RI all ages welcome from newborn to grandparents! (401) 247-1397 visit www.weirdgirlcreations.com

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