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Following an official proclamation by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie moving Halloween trick-or-treating to Monday in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the borough
appears ready to make has made the move as well.
When asked whether Barrington would follow the governor’s plan — or would stick with its original plan of postponing trick-or-treating to Saturday — Mayor Robert Klaus wrote in an email: “It’s an Executive Order #105, this supersedes any local proclamation.”
Christie’s executive order states:
At this point (5 p.m. Wednesday), the borough website still says trick-or-treating will take place Saturday. Barrington Bulletin will update if and when this changes.
UPDATE: Borough Clerk Terry Shannon has confirmed the mayor’s earlier statement and notes Barrington trick-or-treating will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5.