Barrington

Mar 24, 2016

Fosters.com: Barrington acts to protect natural resources

Fosters.com: Barrington acts to protect natural resources

Barrington, NH, Community Rights leader Cilia Bannenberg celebrates the townspeople’s adoption of a Community Bill of Rights Ordinance. The local law protects clean air, soil, and water, and bans unsustainable corporate practices as a violation of rights.

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Mar 10, 2016

Fosters.com: Barrington narrowly approves ordinance to protect waterways

Fosters.com: Barrington narrowly approves ordinance to protect waterways

Barrington, NH, residents assert their right to local self-government in order to protect clean air, water, and soil, and to make the decisions about what extraction activities can occur in their Town.

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Mar 8, 2016

Press Release: The People of Barrington, NH, Vote in Community Rights at Town Meeting

Press Release: The People of Barrington, NH, Vote in Community Rights at Town Meeting

The people of Barrington, NH, adopt a Community Bill of Rights, asserting their right to clean air, pure water, and local, community self-government. The rights-based ordinance bans corporate gravel extraction and water withdrawals as a violation of those rights.

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Aug 31, 2015

Press Release: National Community Rights Network Endorses  NH  Town ’ s  Community Bill of Rights Ordinance

Press Release: National Community Rights Network Endorses NH Town ’ s Community Bill of Rights Ordinance

The National Community Rights Network backs Barrington, NH’s Community Bill of Rights Ordinance banning resource extraction as a violation of residents’ rights to clean air, water, and scenic preservation. Residents are bringing the measure forward for a vote at Town Meeting in March 2016.

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Feb 8, 2015

Foster’s Daily Democrat: Barrington citizens add resource protection item to March ballot

Foster’s Daily Democrat: Barrington citizens add resource protection item to March ballot

Barrington, NH, residents bring a Community Bill of Rights initiative to direct democracy at Town Meeting in March. The Barrington community is threatened by water, gravel, and mineral extraction, and is using Community Rights to protect themselves and local ecosystems.

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