Town News



A community garden and trails are proposed at Town-owned open space on the Wampanoag Trail - on the former "Vitullo Farm" property. Click here to learn more. Come learn more and comment on the plans at a meeting on Thursday, April 17, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Barrington Senior Center, 281 County Road.


Use the Rhode Island Floodplain Mapping Tool to research whether your property is in a flood zone, based on the new flood maps that will become official in July 2014.


The Town of Barrington announces its intent to submit on behalf of interested property owners a Hazard Mitigation Grant application to elevate structures out of the flood zone. Any property owner awarded funding shall be required to provide a minimum match of 25 percent, with the remainder of the funding from the FEMA grant program. The Town is filing the application; however, no Town funding is available for these projects. Materials must be provided to the Town by April 11, 2014.


The Town of Barrington has launched a new website that provides a more streamlined, user-friendly experience focusing on the programs and services provided by the Town. This site, developed in coordination with, also is now compatible with handheld devices. Please explore the new site, and let us know what you think. Send comments to:

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  • Financial Town Meeting is 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Barrington High School. You must be a registered voter to vote at the Financial Town Meeting.  If you have never registered to vote, you must do so by 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 28, 2014 at the Town Clerk's Office at Town Hall, 283 County Road, in order to be eligible to vote at the FTM.
  • Summer Camps. The Recreation Department is accepting enrollment in summer camps: Art Camp, Cool Kids Camp, Chess Camp, Junior Golf Camp, Tennis Camp.

  • Community Theatre. Register for the Community Theatre's Spring 2014 Season.

  • School's Out. Sign up for the School's Out Program (April 21-25)

  • Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 26, 2014 at CVS, 180 County Road. The Police Department and BAY Team will collect potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for destruction at no charge.

  • Talk with Your Kids will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Barrington High School - an evening with Matt Bellace, Ph.D, a motivational speaker and stand-up comedian who uses a positive, science-based entertaining approach to substance abuse prevention and communication. Sponsored by the BAY Team.

  • Library Events. For the latest events at the Public Library, go to the Events Calendar.

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