Monday, May 13, 2013
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.
The Barrington Town Council is looking three volunteers to serve on two town boards. The Housing Board of Trustees has two vacancies; the Senior Services Advisory Board has one opening. The housing trustees serve as advisors to the Town Council on housing in Barrington, particularly all affordable housing developments. The board meets monthly, usually on the third Tuesday. Trustees serve 3-year terms. Click here for more information on the housing board. Senior services board members also serves as advisors to the Town Council. Board members serve 3-year terms; the board usually meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Click here for more information on the senior services board. Résumé forms can be obtained through the website at www.…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Barrington Town Council named volunteers to the Bristol County Water Authority board and the Ad Hoc Taxation/Assessment Commmittee this week; councilors still have four posts to fill.
The Barrington Town Council appointed two volunteers to serve on boards and commissions at its most recent meeting on Monday, March 18. But it still needs four move volunteers to serve. Bradford Louison was named to the board of directors of the Bristol County Water Authority to fill a three-year term that expires in 2016. He is one of three representatives on the board from Barrington along with three directors each from Warren and Bristol. John Harker was named to the Ad Hoc Taxation/Assessment Committee to serve out a two-year term that expires in 2015. The boards that still have vacancies include: Résumé forms for the posts can be obtained through the town website at www.barrington.ri.gov or at the Town Clerk's Office in Town Hall or …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The list of vacancies on boards and commissions in Barrington has grown to 10, including the water authority, zoning, housing and planning boards.
Make that 10 volunteers needed to serve on a variety of Barrington boards and commissions. Added to the list of volunteers this week are: The previous list included: The Assessing Board of Review alsp has one reappointment with a three-year unexpired term that ends March 2015. Résumé forms can be obtained through the Barrington website at www.barrington.ri.gov, at the Town Clerk's Office @ Town Hall, or at the library. The deadline to submit a résumé to the Town Clerk’s Office is Friday, Feb. 22.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Barrington Town Council needs to fill positions on 8 boards and commissions, including the water authority board, the Planning Board, and the Building Board of Review.
The Barrington Town Council is looking for 8 volunters to serve on a variety of boards and commisions. The Bristol County Water Authority board has a vacancy for a three-year term ending February 2016. BCWA provides a stipend of $28 per meeting capped at $800. The board post typically requires attendance at several meetings each month. One volunteer is needed to fill a vacancy on the Building Board of Review for a five-year term ending December 2017. The applicant must be a professional builder. The Town Council is also looking for a volunteer to fill a vacancy on the Planning Board with an unexpired term ending May 2013. The position was most recently filled by Town Councilor Ann Strong, who had to resign to serve on the council. One …
Monday, August 6, 2012
Barrington's Democratic Club on Roffee Street has launched a fundraising effort that plans to offer support each month to needy athletes and teams all over Rhode Island.
The cheerleaders at Central Falls High School will wear matching shoes and wave pom-poms – for the very first time – at games this year because of the Democratic Club in Barrington. And Special Olympians will benefit next from the club’s new fundraising effort, said club member Kevin DeLory, who is spearheading the effort with members Sean Cardin and Peter Jackson. “We are so lucky in Barrington to be able to afford these things for our kids,” said DeLory, speaking of the shoes and pom-poms. “Some kids can’t even get the $50 for a physical, or they can’t buy shoes, so they don’t play.” DeLory said the Democratic Club is targeting exactly these types of kids – student-athletes who need some help to play sports. It is being named in memory …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Annual Great Day of Service volunteer effort on Columbus Day is sponsored by Beyond Our Walls interfaith group in Barrington.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- William Rupp
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Today is the final day to register for the 7th annual Great Day of Service sponsored by Beyond Our Walls – the Barrington-based interfaith organization – on Columbus Day, Oct. 10. Great Day of Service brings hundreds of volunteers together from 9 am to 1 pm for work projects for nonprofit agencies throughout the state -- many in East Bay communities. The volunteer effort, in fact, is now the largest volunteer event in the state, according to Liz Crawley, president of Beyond Our Walls. “When we began this event in 2002, we had a vision that this would appeal to people of all ages and gather momentum,” Crawley said. “Many Rhode Island universities and colleges now require that their students participate in a day of community service each …