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We were remiss, and considering the current state of our politics and our societal ills it was a glaring omission, in not recognizing the 55th anniversary of the signing by President Lyndon B. … more
Every organization that welcomed, embraced and empowered an accused predator owes this community an apology. That list begins with St. Mary’s Church and the Bristol Democratic Town Committee, … more
The idea of a Wood Street extension was fun while it lasted, but the party didn’t last long. Briefly considered as a way to mitigate the crippling effect of closing the Route 114 Silver … more
There are areas of life, and organizations in our society, where inequities are tolerated, even encouraged. Coaches give star athletes more playing time. Business owners promote their highest … more
Over in Warwick the school committee played the sports card recently and, no surprise, it worked to perfection. As Tiverton, Portsmouth, most districts that have used it know, this most potent and … more
Fishermen who do not respect the ocean, nor the fish they catch from it, should pay greater punishments than those handed out by a district court judge last week. Michael Saviano of Warren was … more
Congratulations to Bristol Fourth of July Parade Chairwoman Michelle Martins, her parade team and the entire Fourth committee for another outstanding effort. The nation’s proudest Fourth of … more
Just a few years ago, a gas station dominated the view over Grinnell’s Beach, Tiverton’s most visible stretch of shoreline. The remnants of what was once Stone Bridge had collapsed in on … more
With the publication of the East Providence High School fourth quarter honor roll in this week’s paper, we’ve just about closed the book at The Post on the 2018-19 academic term in city. Almost, … more
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
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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.