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There’s an unfortunate reality about the entirety of the journalism business, but a specific downside for us here in the print discipline. Research has shown a significant amount of “readers,” … more
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a Sept. 5, 2019 editorial, “No laughing matter,” regarding alternative energy. To the editor: If wind and solar are our … more
As with a lot of things during this administration, progress on alternative energy must happen in spite of, not because of, any Oval Office involvement. That was made clear yet again when our G-7 … more
To the editor: If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Rhode Island, this message is primarily for you. When you attend an athletic event that involves your son or … more
In an op-ed piece in the Bristol Phoenix paper last week,  Joseph H. Crowley — a professional educator — suggests that poverty is the cause of educational underachievement. … more
It’s a long trek. The privileged are given a ten-yard lead over the underprivileged. After six hours, both groups have covered the same distance but the privileged group is still ten yards … more
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
Summer nights bring me back to the sound of my father’s flip-flops as we walked from the car toward the high school — tightly rolled towels in our hands. Once inside, the unmistakable … more
To the editor: I read with great interest Michael Pare’s excellent commentary in the July 18 issue regarding his fond memories evoked by the mere sight of East Providence High School. Reading … more
I hadn’t planned on running that morning. I couldn’t park anywhere near Holy Rosary church in Foxpoint due to a huge turnout for the memorial service I hoped to attend. I tried Benefit … 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.