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Latham Park Ribbon-Cutting Scheduled for Sunday, 11/9/14 at 2 pm

The Town will officially re-open Latham Park in Bay Spring on Sunday, November 9. Please join us at the Bay Spring Community Center, 170 Narragansett Avenue, at 2 p.m. for hot cider and other refreshments. The ribbon-cutting will take place at the park at 2:15 p.m.

After the ribbon-cutting, the Bay Spring Community Center will host a Sunday Music Series event featuring the mandolin ensemble Enigmatica. Concert will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $5.

The Latham Park project included the following:

  • A new accessible walkway along the shore

  • New benches along the shore path; new bike racks

  • Reconstruction of the parking lot with a new rain garden within a central landscaped island, filtering runoff before it reaches the cove

  • Repairs to the stone revetment with enhanced public access to the water.


Judge Procaccini has issued a decision affirming the Planning Board's approval of the Palmer Pointe master plan, for development of 40 new units on Sowams Road. Read the decision here.

Bulletin Board bulletin

  • Revaluation Update (11/14/14): Starting this week (including Saturday & Sunday) the reval company will be driving by every home in town.

  • Ordinance #2014-6 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 185. Zoning. This ordinance was filed on November 3, 2014 and placed for introduction on the Town Council meeting scheduled for December 15, 2014.

  • Ordinance #2014-7 An Ordinance to Amend Chapter 179. Vehicles and Traffic.  This ordinance was filed on October 20, 2014 and was introduced at the Town Council meeting on November 3, 2014 and scheduled for a public hearing at the Town Council meeting on December 15, 2014.
  • Boat Storage at Town Beach. Effective Nov. 1, 2014, all boats stored at Barrington Beach must be removed for the winter.

  • Burial Prices Increase. Please click here to view new fee schedule, in effect as of July 1, 2014.

  • Learn about the Barrington Community Garden and proposed trails on Town open space property on Wampanoag Trail - the former "Vitullo Farm" property.

  • Barrington Revaluation Procedures and Standards Report. The latest version of the report is available for review on-line and at the Assessor's Office during office hours (revised 5/16/14).

  • Animal Control Lost & Found. Visit the Animal Control page for the latest lost and found listing of dogs, cats and other animals in Barrington.

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

  • Floodplain Mapping Tool. See if your property is in a flood plain using the Floodplain Mapping Tool, which enables map searches by address. The maps will become official in July 2014.

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