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 Barre, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barre is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.
Barre was first settled in 1720 and was officially incorporated in 1774.
The median income for a household in the town is $50,553, and the median income for a family is $56,069.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barre,_Massachusetts   (502 words)

  
 Preserve America Community: Barre, Vermont
Barre, Vermont (population 9,291) was founded in 1780 and given the name of Wildersburgh.
The name of the community was eventually changed to Barre, and in 1895 approximately four square miles of the more populated area of the town was carved out, creating the City of Barre as a separate governmental entity.
The granite industry in Barre was established soon after the War of 1812 and the arrival of the railroad helped it become a major industry.
www.preserveamerica.gov /barreVT.html   (325 words)

  
 Barre (town), Massachusetts - Wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Barre is a town located in Worcester County, Massachusetts.
As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,113.
In the town the population is spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.7% who are 65 years of age or older.
www.mvlife.com /mv/mvlife_wiki/ba/Barre_(town),_Massachusetts.html   (341 words)

  
 Barre Massachusetts, 1890
The town lies in the western part of the middle belt of Worcester County ; having Hubbardston on the northeast, Rutland and Oakham on the southeast, New Braintree and Hardwick on the southwest, and Dana and Petersham on the northwest.
Other eminences in the town are Mount Pleasant in the northeast, Storehouse Hill in the southeast, Prospect, Allen, and Farrow hills in the central part, with Ridge and Bascom in the northwest.
The several villages in the town are Barre (centre), Barre Plains and Smithville, — which are the post-offices ; and South Barre, Heald's Village and Mill Village.
capecodhistory.us /Mass1890/Barre1890.htm   (858 words)

  
 Welcome to Barre Massachusetts
The Town of Barre is a small rural community located 61 miles from Boston, almost exactly in the center of the State, and covers 44.8 square miles.
Residents feel the town has one of the loveliest town commons in Central Massachusetts and during the summer months, band concerts are held there.
The town was part of the Naquag grant and was made the "Northwest District of Rutland in 1749.
www.townofbarre.com   (301 words)

  
 Barre Granite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The growth of the new town was relatively slow during the early part of the 1800's.
the population of Barre dropped from 2,126 in 1840 to 1,839 in 1860.
The population increased slightly to 1,882 by 1870.
hometown.aol.com /bcmemorial/Barre.html   (1311 words)

  
 City of Barre -- History of Barre
Barre started to develop in a different manner than the surrounding communities after the granite industry was established soon after the War of 1812.
The population increased from 2,060 in 1880, to 6,790 in 1890, to 10,000 in 1894.
For reasons best known to the people of the time, just under four square miles of the more populated area of the town was carved out in 1895, and the City of Barre was created by the action of the voters and the charter which was granted by the state legislature.
www.ci.barre.vt.us /index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={5F4D8CCF-A92A-4CC0-A69C-A38F9D4923A0}   (511 words)

  
 Barre Town, Vermont, New England, USA
However the issue was decided, the name of the Massachusetts town honors Issac Barre, a staunch friend of the colonies in England.
Generally speaking, the towns which grew the fastest are the ones with the largest number of place-names.
By the beginning of the 19th century, Barre had a half-dozen distinct villages, some of which are now part of the city of Barre when it was split off in 1894.
www.virtualvermont.com /towns/barretown.html   (603 words)

  
 Barre Walking Tour
Sparsely populated and only partially cleared, the village at its 1794 Town Meeting voted that "the swine should not run at large the present year." Early records starting in 1801 indicate the presence of a log cabin, the first frame schoolhouse and the Methodist Meeting House.
One of the three Barre landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places, this church was built in 1907 by the First Baptist Church as a mission for Italian-born immigrants.
Erected in 1985, the Barre granite statue of a typical aproned stone worker with the tools of the trade in his hands, suitably commemorates the thousands of Italian immigrants who came to the area in the late 1890s and early 1900s.
www.central-vt.com /visit/walktour/barrewlk/barrewlk.htm   (1539 words)

  
 Times Argus: Vermont News & Information
BARRE — We're not sure whether the ovation was because of the way they sang the National Anthem, or the fact that the singing was mercifully over, but we're pretty sure Frost Heaves fans were on their feet Thursday night out of respect for the flag, not in awe of the Rotabarrians.
BARRE — If you haven't got plans for this evening and are interested in youth-related issues in Barre you might think about swinging by the city's elementary school for the third in a series of forums sponsored by New Directions for Barre.
BARRE — OK, as you may know, Thursday is the Vermont Frost Heaves home-game opener (at the Barre Auditorium) and it's a chance to see some semi-pro players hustle and show their skills on the court.
www.timesargus.com /apps/pbcs.dll/section?category=NEWS03   (1278 words)

  
 Barre Walking Tour
In 1780 a 19,900-acre parcel of wild land, given the name Wildersburgh and comprising the present Town of Barre, was chartered by the Republic of Vermont.
By 1800, the nucleus of the Town at Upper Village (present South Barre) started to be surpassed by the Lower Village (Barre City Park area).
From 1830 to 1880, Barre's growth was very slow, from 2,012 residents to 2,060 and the growth of the granite industry was equally slow.
www.central-vt.com /visit/walktour/barrewlk/barrehst.htm   (502 words)

  
 Barre Vermont Lodging Travel and Tourism Real Estate Barre VT information Barre Vermont USA
Barre was originally named Wildersburg and was renamed after a wrestling match was held to rename the town.
Barre was named after Barre, Massachusetts, which was named for the British politician Isaac Barre.
Barre is easily reached via I-89, which runs from White River Junction, Vermont to Canada, and is home to the Edward F. Knapp State Airport.
www.vtliving.com /towns/barre   (228 words)

  
 Vermont - Barre & Burlington Animal Control Ordinances
The town clerk-treasurer shall collect the sum of five dollars ($5.00) plus all state fees for the issuance of a delinquent dog license to any dog owner or keeper.
If upon the termination of the quarantine period the owner or custodian fails to pay the charges to the veterinary facility within forty-eight (48) hours of termination, the town is authorized to pay the charges and recover same through the town attorney under section 4-50.
Their compensation shall be the same as provided by the laws of this state for poundkeepers in towns.
www.animallaw.info /statutes/stusvtodbarre_burlington.htm   (3058 words)

  
 Barre, Massachusetts, MA, real estate
Barre Massachusetts, is a small rural community located almost exactly in the center of the State.
Every year, new residents are drawn to Massachusetts for the diversity of culture and activities available in Boston, the picturesque seaside communities, and the quaint rural towns for which New England is known.
Government: The capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is Boston, situated on the Atlantic Ocean on the eastern border of the state.
www.barremarealestate.com   (852 words)

  
 Barre, MA News
Local news for Barre, MA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
A 29-year-old Barre woman died in a head-on collision on Route 68 Wednesday morning, according to Gardner police.
Barre man convicted in assault By Gary V. Murray TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF gmurray@telegram.com WORCESTER- A former correction officer was convicted yesterday of raping a 24-year-old Athol woman two years ago in...
www.topix.net /city/barre-ma   (682 words)

  
 Where We Are
WHERE WE ARE; HOW TO REACH US Barre Town is located in central Vermont in the southeasterly corner of Washington County, one of only two Vermont counties that do not border another state or Canada.
Barre Town is 40 miles southeast of Burlington, Vermont's largest city.
Driving directions to Barre Town are available through http://www.Mapquest.com For directions from regional points see our Directions page.
www.barretown.org /Pages/gen/where.html   (304 words)

  
 Barre Players Theater, Non-Profit Community Theater located in Barre,  MA
Barre Players Theater, Non-Profit Community Theater located in Barre,  MA Santa and Mrs.
From bratty children and catty stage mothers to an obnoxious Mayor and her hen-pecked husband to the love-struck Sheriff or the three young orphans, Mrs.
Come to the Barre Players Premiere Performance followed by a Wine and Cheese Reception on November 29 at 8:00 PM performance or to the regular performances on December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 and 16 at 8:00 PM and December 3, 10 and 17 at 2:00 PM at the Barre Players Theater.
barreplayers.homestead.com /season_2000_2001.html   (312 words)

  
 City of Barre -- A Great Place to Live, Work & Visit
Barre City is the home for several of Central Vermont finest attractions including the Barre Opera House, Hope Cemetary, the Socialist Labor Party Hall, Studio Place Arts, Vermont History Center, Vermont Granite Museum.
Barre is truly a great place to live, work and visit.
The Barre Merchants Bureau is sponsoring free two-hour parking in all metered parking spaces between Thanksgiving Day and New Years day.
www.ci.barre.vt.us /index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={5F4D8CCF-A92A-4CC0-A69C-A38F9D4923A0}   (316 words)

  
 Massachusetts Property For Rent - Houses - Condos - Homes Massachusetts
We are a searchable database of Massachusetts home rentals, homes for rent, rental homes, rental houses, houses for rent, condos for rent in Massachusetts Massachusetts, homes for rent in Massachusetts MA, houses for rent, duplexes, town homes, lofts, condo rentals and other properties for rent and can be searched for FREE.
Ads show type of property like houses, condos, lofts, town homes, duplexes, etc, then the street address, city, county, bedrooms, bathrooms and monthly rent and a thumbnail photos of the property.
Our Massachusetts site has attracted a very high level of visitors and we have many Massachusetts landlords who are frequent users.
homerentalads.com /massachusetts   (999 words)

  
 Massachusetts EOEA - Community Preservation Initiative: Community Resource   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Barre is a small rural community located almost exactly in the center of Massachusetts.
Originally the town had many operating farms, but in recent years they have become fewer, leaving many unsown farm fields.
Most of over 5113 residents feel the town has one of the loveliest town commons in central Massachusetts and during the summer months, band concerts are held there.
commpres.env.state.ma.us /community/cmty_main.asp?communityID=21   (238 words)

  
 Town of Paxton, Massachusetts -- Welcome to the Town of Paxton's Official Website
The Town of Paxton's website is designed to improve communications with residents and to make it easier to do Town business using downloadable forms for permits and applications, as well as online payment of bills and fees.
The main Town Hall number is 508-754-7638 you will then be provided with a list of Department options.
There are several email addresses for the Town Hall which can be viewed by going to the particular department's web page.
www.townofpaxton.net   (407 words)

  
 Barre Office Space - Welcome   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Barre Office Space is the launch pad for your success.
The Town of Barre is a small rural community located almost exactly in the center of the State.
Barre is particularly lovely during the summer and fall as the many visitors to the community will attest.
www.barreofficespace.com   (475 words)

  
 Barre City Hall and Opera House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Facing the town common, the building is one of Barre's most important landmarks.
Opera was quite popular with Barre's Italian population, several of whom formed their own company and performed Italian operas on the Barre stage.
The Barre City Hall and Opera House is located at 12 North Main St. in Barre, 802-476-8188.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/centralvermont/cv28.htm   (405 words)

  
 Massachusetts Vital Records: Barre 1718-1895
Taken as a district from Rutland in 1753, Barre was incorporated as Hutchinson in 1774.
The name was changed to Barre in 1776, in honor of Colonel Barre, a friend in the British Parliament.
These transcripts include marriage intentions and out-of-town marriages not found in the Barre 1718-1895 microfiche collection of original records, but the original records have a volume, Book 2, not included in the transcripts.
www.archivepublishing.com /biblio_ma_b/biblio_barre.htm   (361 words)

  
 Northampton and Barre, Massachusetts
By the time we were five miles north of town, we were in the midst of that 30% and stayed inside the envelope of showers until we were making the final climb into Northampton about five hours later.
We were scheduled to ride to Barre, Massachusetts on Thursday and stay at the Jenkins Inn for just one night.
Thursday's trip to Barre was much improved in regards to the weather, but not so much in regards to our muscles.
www.eeb.cornell.edu /larkin/block_island03/Northampton_and_Barre.html   (1500 words)

  
 Worcester County Massachusetts Books
This portrait of the town in its later years the Holdens' history ends with the year 1965--is not a heavily documented series of biographies of great men.
It is a portrait, attempting to convey a sense of what exists here in the hills of north central Massachusetts rather than to catalogue persons and events, a sense of the town's personality rather than a handy reference list of its component parts.
Includes births with name of parents and their birthplace, marriages with residence and who they were married by, deaths with age and place of internment and interments to the cemetery from out of town with age, place of internment and place of death.
broadviewbooks.com /counties/worcestr.htm   (4328 words)

  
 LPBA/ Architects, Inc.: Architecture, Planning, Management
LPBA has completed historic preservation projects for the Town House in Barre, Massachusetts, and recently for the Lafayette Square Fire Station, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
LPBA assisted the owners in obtaining preservation grants from the Massachusetts Historical Commission.
Town of Barre, Barre, MA City of Cambridge, Cambridge, MA Essex Agricultural Technical High School, Hathorne, MA Randolph Public Schools, Randolph, MA City of Taunton, Taunton, MA 28 Penniman Road - Boston - Massachusetts - 02134
www.lpba.com /category/historic.html   (89 words)

  
 Barre Hôtels - Hôtel Logement à Barre | Massachusetts États-Unis
Barre Hôtels - Hôtel Logement à Barre
Come Visit One of New England's' Loveliest Areas..The Jenkins Inn is Located at the North End of the Town Common of Barre, an Area in Central Massachusetts unspoiled by Commercialism.
With a great range of budget to luxury hotels in Barre, with many reviews and thousands of visitors per day, you can be sure to enjoy your Massachusetts visit.
www.simplehotels.com /fr/us/barre   (141 words)

  
 Barre, Massachusetts MA, town profile (Worcester County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Massachusetts > All counties > Worcester County > Barre
Barre is a town in Worcester County, in the Worcester metro area.
Median rent in Barre, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=2867   (788 words)

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