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Families cannot be asked to pay for field trips, and because of that, thousands of students will be denied enriching experiences and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. Hyperbole? Unfortunately, … 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
There are myriad ways to explain the epidemic of mass executions in this country. There’s a growing mental health crisis, with overworked advocates, providers and social workers struggling to … 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
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
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
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
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
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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.