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Last week, we stuck our beak into the messy Metacomet matter in this space. We reiterate we do so reluctantly due to the nature of the conversation and also with the notion of finally weighing in … more
For those who pay attention to such things, they'll have noticed we have not teed off over the last year now on matters pertaining to the Metacomet Country Club, Metacomet Golf Course, Metacomet … more
There was something refreshing, better yet, reassuring about attending the East Providence High School football game this past weekend. Dare we say it almost felt “normal” to be outside, … more
By all accounts, from the superintendent on down, East Providence’s initial application of the distance learning methods for school students necessitated by the COVID-19 crisis has gone … 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
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
To say that the last 10 years in East Providence were  eventful ones would be quite the understatement, considering the numerous noteworthy events that took place here from 2010 to 2019. It was … more
The last 12 months in East Providence have been rather good ones by any measure, the sense of optimism around the city buoyed by the continued redevelopment of our vital waterfront area as well as … more
We’re reminded often at this time of year about the true spirit of the holiday season when we emphasize joy, love and giving of ourselves. But unfortunately for the other 50 or so weeks of the … more
When it comes to infrastructure and redevelopment in East Providence, one can’t help but feel a sense of excitement about the possibilities that lay in store for the city in the short and long … 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.