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The Moderate Party chairman and Barrington software entrepreneur ran for RI governor in 2010, getting about 6.5 percent of the vote.
The amendment for $633,000 was to help the School Committee add all-day kindergarten next fall; voters opt to stick with the appropriations committee recommendation for all town budgets.
The Committee on Appropriations is proposing to the Financial Town Meeting a budget with a 1 percent hike; but voters also face a $633,000 school spending amendment.
Eva-Marie Mancuso, RI's new Board of Education chair, uses courtroom demeanor to try to convince angry teachers and nervous parents that change is necessary.
Here are the highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly last week.
If approved at the Financial Town Meeting, the amendment would bump up the tax rate by 23 cents or about $80 for a median-priced home in Barrington.
The Barrington Town Council interviewed attorneys Francis Connor and Dean Robinson to fill the new post; one of them will be appointed at the June 3 council meeting.
Approximately 60 people came out Monday night for the first hearing on the master plan for the proposed 'Palmer Pointe' affordable housing development in Barrington.
The Barrington Planning Board is holding the first of two hearings on the master plan for the affordable-housing development in the Barrington library auditorium at 7 pm.
The Barrington Town Council is seeking two volunteers to serve as trustees on the Housing Board and one volunteer for the Senior Services Advisory Board.
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