Barrington Bulletin

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

Residents of secluded Barrington community challenge council on pumping station

A number of residents of the Hidden Ponds housing development within the borough again brought their concerns before the council in a sometimes heated exchange during the regular monthly meeting … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

Significant new expenses forecast for school district

State health benefits — such as those paid by the Barrington School District for its employees — are forecast to rise by 16 percent in January, district Business Administrator Sam … Continue reading

August 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

After steep increases, property tax rates even out in Barrington, nearby

Does it feel like your property taxes have doubled in the past decade? That’s not quite the case, but it is extremely close. The average property tax paid by a … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Where your tax dollars go

Your Barrington home is worth about $222,811 and your property taxes are about $7,023, according to state public records. And with the 2012 Final / 2013 Preliminary Tax Bill for … Continue reading

July 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Property tax hike: Barrington council OKs budget with maximum allowable tax increase

Barrington Borough Council has approved its 2012 budget calling for $4,891,017.35 to be raised by taxation for municipal purposes — the exact amount also listed as the maximum allowable amount … Continue reading

April 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

Barrington schools budget presentation tonight; only chance to voice opinions

The Barrington School District Board of Education will present its 2012-2013 spending plan to the public at 7 tonight at the Art Room in Avon School. Under the provisions of … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

N.J. report: DRPA wasted millions in toll dollars

If you ever cross a bridge into Philly, this is how your money has been used, according to this Philly.com report: “The Delaware River Port Authority has wasted millions of … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 1 Comment