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Dartmouth has a dog park, as do Portsmouth, Fall River and lots of towns all around. Tiverton and Westport don’t have dog parks yet but could and should. Unlike bike paths, which these towns … more
With great enthusiasm, Town Meeting voters in Westport approved an ‘agri-tourism’ measure a couple of years back that would allow all sorts of fun on farms. They did it because farmers say … more
At least one local farm has signed on to the trend of calling the beef and other meats it sells “proteins.” No, these are living creatures — born, raised and slaughtered to feed us. We need … more
It doesn’t pay to take your eye off the Rhode Island Department of Transportation for even a moment, especially if you are among those holding out hope of ever seeing a bike path in Tiverton, … more
2018 was a miserable year for SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. At just three years old, months after being anointed Rhode Island’s official tall ship, the momentarily magnificent Perry was awash in … more
Tiverton, Little Compton and towns all around would be wise to follow Portsmouth’s lead and keep their guard up and options open concerning the threat of Sakonnet River Bridge tolls. While … more
Hard lessons learned from an avalanche of solar applications appear to have produced the guidebook that Westport so sorely needs to cope with a growth industry whose appetite for woods and farmland … more
Add the organization Wallet Hub to those who believe Rhode Island is one bad place to retire. The organization ranks the Ocean State next to last (Kentucky barely grabs that honor). Rhode … more
Portsmouth has banned single use plastic bags, as have Dartmouth, Bristol, Middletown, Newport, Boston and bunches of other towns all around. Barrington one-upped them all a few weeks ago when it … more
In most casual fashion, Rhode Island is putting big money on a most dangerous bet. The state is wagering that the few millions a year it expects to win from on-line sports betting will offset the … more
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Scott Pickering has been on the East Bay Newspapers team for more than two decades, since starting as a reporter for the Sakonnet Times. He's been editor of most of the papers, was Managing Editor of all the papers for many years, and became General Manager in 2012. Today he can be found posting to EastBayRI.com, steering news coverage, writing editorials, talking to readers, working with the sales team, collaborating on design, or helping do whatever it takes to get the papers out the door. Reach him at spickering@eastbaynewspapers.com.