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The closure of one lane over the Silver Creek Bridge will impact everyone in Bristol. Trips north will be more frustrating than ever. A quick run to the grocery store will take longer than ever. And … more
It is with great sadness we recognize the passing of William Stringfellow, the East Providence High School and Rhode Island football legend, who died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at his home surrounded … more
There are few things quite as sweet as that first drive down a once battle-scarred, teeth-rattling town road that has been blessed with a fresh coat of smooth asphalt. And there are few things as … more
The Barrington School Committee deserves credit for stepping in and ending the school district’s nearly two-year legal battle with one of its own students.By dropping its Superior Court suit … more
One could not watch the scene outside the Bristol Town Common last week and come away with any conclusion other than this — what an extraordinary waste of time, resources and energy. This in … more
At first glance, Rep. Susan Donovan’s effort to ban the intentional release of balloons seems like a silly pursuit far from the core interests of Rhode Islanders. Peruse the photos of fishermen … more
Those of you who peruse what is written in this space on a weekly basis likely can and should discern that we here at the East Bay Media Group, its editors and staff, have a diversity of opinions on … more
Bravo to Governor Gina Raimondo for aiming to make Rhode Island the first state in the nation to get all of its power from renewable energy. That end-of decade goal might just be achievable and could … more
In the spirit of the New Year, when hope springs eternal, may a few of these wishes come true … • That Tiverton recall its recall rules and raise the bar a bit. Never mind high crimes … more
Welcome to January, the season of rebirth, when all hope springs eternal … Something seem amiss? It is. Gov. Gina Raimondo’s State of the State address was easy to cheer. She spoke … 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.