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As the superintendents of eight school districts in the East Bay, we are keenly aware of the uncertainty and anxiety surrounding the start of the new school year. Every day, we speak to parents … more
To the editor: On Tuesday, July 28, William Barr, attorney general of the United States of America, was relentlessly questioned by Democrats on the House Judicial Committee for five … more
Congratulations to all the students who were members of the graduating class of 2020. You deserved better. It is a shame that your graduation came at a time when the pandemic crisis was occurring and … more
Here in Bristol we are distracted by flag controversies, disgruntled third-party politics and small-mentality. It is said that all politics is local, so I hope that we are able to see clearly what is … more
In other news: Police, Fire and Rescue responded to heavy smoke emanating from the Torquemada Society Hall on Hope Street. The Fire Chief indicates no injuries to members in session, and preliminary … more
Here we are, almost four weeks out from a terrific Independence Day celebration, and I am still overwhelmed with feelings of pride and gratitude! As this year’s Hattie Brown recipient, it … more
If one were lucky enough to be enjoying a fresh morning cup of coffee while on vacation in our beautiful, waterfront  town of Bristol, Rhode Island, and you turned to the Opinion section of the … more
I want to thank Zachary Cooper for his letter to the editor, and also thank the Phoenix for publishing it … and for the subsequent editorial.  That letter has done more to reveal the … more
I would like to commend you for having taken a positive first step by your publishing an apology to Dyshell Palmer, Lisa Peterson and Stephan Brigidi, but in my opinion, more needs to be done to … more
I have refrained from writing letters to the editor for many different reasons. But today I was motivated to do so. ‘Why,” you may ask? What changed? It’s quite simple. I watched … 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 about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.