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The energy reality is what just happened at Brayton Point when those towers came tumbling down. Back when the decision was announced, a company spokesman called it simple economics — coal can no … more
In comments shared out of the spotlight, outgoing Superintendent of Schools Mario Andrade said the Bristol Warren school district is in great shape, but damaged, and its highest priority right now is … more
Drag Queen Story Hour comes to Bristol on Saturday in a celebration of “Pride Month,” but there’s not much to be proud of here. The whole affair has been a mild embarrassment for … more
There are good solar locations, like the the one at the closed Westport dump that was dedicated Tuesday, or a bigger one at the former Westport Stone and Sand. Then there’s the sort off Main … more
The water ban has been lifted! Hooray! Residents of Barrington, Warren and Bristol are free to use as much water as they’d like, indoor or outdoor, without restriction. They can water lawns … more
So after two meetings, nearly a week of drama, votes made, unmade, made again, recess and confusion, Tiverton stands for strong gun rights but is not quite a 2nd Amendment Sanctuary Town. What a … more
Consider the irony in reactions to the last two elections in Barrington. In November, Democrats dominated all races and won every seat in town, including all three spots on the school committee. … more
Downtown Bristol business leaders have a right to feel abandoned. Their town and state representatives have abandoned them. After arguing for months that the Rhode Island Department of … more
When Bristol County’s cross-bay pipeline was constructed 20 years ago, it was celebrated as a remarkable feat of engineering and ingenuity. Faced with the daunting task of bringing fresh, … more
On a variety of fronts, the mayor and the council made the right decision recently by accepting the proposal of the Bristol County Water Authority, which represents the interests of neighboring East … 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.