Peter A. DeAngeles Jr. is Barrington's town manager. His office provides day-to-day support and direction for the…More operation of all municipal services, including the police, fire, public works, building, and administrative departments. DeAngelis prepares the annual municipal budget for the Town Council. His office often gets directly involved in handling problems brought to the town by residents. "We're a good place to start," DeAngelis said. "I take pride in being accessible, with an open door policy." He describes his mission as offering full, efficient, and high-quality services while maintaining a safe community and "doing our best to stay fiscally sound" for all residents and taxpayers alike.
Town of Barrington Town Clerk 283 County Rd, Barrington, RI02806 Linda H. James serves as town clerk. James is in her 28th year as either deputy town clerk or town clerk. She was…More appointed by the town manager and also serves as clerk of the town council, annual financial town meeting, probate court and board of canvassers and is the recorder of deeds. Her department is responsible for all vital public records, including birth, marriage and death certificates: agendas and minutes for the town council and other boards and commissions; voter registration lists; elections and candidates forms; property records; hunting, fishing and animal licenses; permits for liquor, victualling and entertainment. Three other clerks assist James. The office also serves as the primary information center and traffic cop for visitors to Town Hall.
Town of Barrington Harbormaster 100 Federal Rd, Barrington, RI02806 Harbormaster Raymond Sousa and five assistant harbormasters enforce boating laws, maintain safety, respond to…More emergencies and rescue calls and manage the town's waters, including the mooring fields. They patrol the Barrington River, Hundred Acre Cove and the upper reaches of Narragansett Bay with two patrol boats docked in Police Cove just off County Road. Patrols run eight hours a day from Memorial Day to Labor Day and on weekends in May and September. They are on standby the rest of the year and serve as the main liaison with the U.S. Coast Guard. The harbormaster's office is in the Public Safety Building on Federal Road.
East Bay Bike Path 200 County Rd, Barrington, RI02806 Rolling through Barrington on what was an abandoned railroad line is the East Bay Bike Path, a 14.5 mile, 10-foot wide…More asphalt trail that runs from Providence to Bristol. The path, with dividing lines, provides a comfortable and scenic off-road place for cyclists, pedestrians, joggers and roller-bladers to enjoy the fields, coves, marshes and more urban environments in the East Bay towns along Narragansett Bay. The bike path is open year round, but the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, which maintains the bike path, does not remove snow. Cross-country skiers then find it a haven. Access to the bike path is available in many places in Barrington, including Haines Memorial State Park, Veterans Memorial Park at West Street, and intersections of Bay Spring Avenue, Washington Road, Middle Highway, County Road, New Meadow Road and Sowams Road.