Barrington Bulletin

The most complete and most convenient source for news and information about the borough of Barrington, N.J.

Flying Fish open house set for Saturday at new Somerdale brewery

Flying Fish, the largest of New Jersey’s craft brewers, will briefly open the doors of its new Somerdale brewery to the public for a sneak preview Saturday as part of … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Extended school-year bill passes legislative panel

The New Jersey state Senate Education Committee approved a bill this week that would create funding for three-year pilot programs in 25 school districts to study innovative approaches to using … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · 2 Comments

Hiring of police officer in neighboring Lawnside called ‘negligent’

A federal lawsuit filed against Lawnside police officer Carmen Colon last week led to the revelation that she had been fired from the Camden police force and high-ranking Camden officer … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

State legislature to debate bill allowing for extended school year

Lawmakers in Trenton today will discuss starting a pilot program that would allow 25 New Jersey school districts to ┬ádetermine whether expanding their school day and school year advances student … Continue reading

September 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

About half of N.J.’s public schools failing to meet new minimum standards

When New Jersey was given the opportunity to opt out of No Child Left Behind and set up its own standards, the assumption was it would challenge itself with a … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mosquito spraying scheduled Wednesday night in Barrington

Following three confirmed cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Camden County, the county Mosquito Commission will spray Wednesday night in Barrington, Haddonfield, Haddon Township, Audubon, Collingswood and Camden. Spraying … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

N.J. among least obese states in nation

Almost one-quarter of New Jersey adults are obese, according to a new report by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation — but the 23.7 percent … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tornado watch in place until 7 p.m. Tuesday

Barrington — along with much of southern New Jersey, Philadelphia and beyond — is under a tornado watch at this hour, according to the National Weather Service. The watch — … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Volunteers needed for Barrington Harvest Festival

The 15th annual Barrington Harvest Festival is less than a month away, and event planners still are seeking volunteers to help with the event that draws thousands to the borough … Continue reading

September 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

11 arrests made during quiet month in borough

After adult arrests numbering in the 20s every month this year but one, Barrington police had to make only 11 arrests in August, according to the report presented to the … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

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