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There’s no mistaking the first impression people have of Jim Roiter’s proposal for the corner of Thames and State streets. It’s big! It IS big. But it is big not only in size, … more
The Town of Bristol should peer cautiously over the deep end of any pool complex before deciding to jump. There are many cheerleaders in town who would gleefully support any effort to build a … more
Gratitude and applause to those electric linemen who climbed up amidst the wires in frightful conditions these past few days. It’s work most of us can’t imagine. But National Grid’s … more
Not long ago, it would have been difficult to believe Bristol was home to one of the highest-performing schools in Rhode Island. Though these were never considered “bad” schools, they … more
It’s not clear if the word “deregionalize” was coined in Bristol, but it might as well have been. Though not an officially recognized word in the English language, folks in Bristol … more
Brown University is under a microscope here, with minority groups, media outlets and internet bullies waiting to see how they will respond to the Pokanoket encampment on their Bristol property. It … more
Police officers serve a critical role in any community, protecting the public, investigating and preventing crime, keeping the roads safe for drivers and pedestrians … pretty much ensuring … more
It’s often said freedom isn’t free. The right to speak out against those in power, move around on a whim, and generally live our lives the way we see fit is often taken for granted, as … more
They trapped a mosquito with Triple E virus in Tiverton last week and the response was inevitable. ‘Bring in the air strikes. Nuke ’em all!’ Spray the whole area — … more
Once among the most abundant and lovely of backyard summertime visitors, the monarch butterfly is vanishing at a disturbing rate. Easy as it is to blame habitat abuse in the species' Mexican … more
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Mike Rego has worked at East Bay Newspapers since 2001, helping the company launch The Westport Shorelines. He soon after became a Sports Editor, spending the next 10-plus years in that role before taking over as editor of The East Providence Post in February of 2012. To contact Mike to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.