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The Barrington School Committee conducts itself like the board of directors for a successful, multi-million-dollar corporation. In many ways, it is. The public schools (the corporation’s … more
Barrington residents did such a good job participating in the first round of the Solarize RI program that officials selected the town for a second turn.  In fact, three communities were … more
For two days this weekend, Barrington was alive with bright sun sparkling off the water, leaves glistening in fall hues, and soccer balls, soccer balls, soccer balls. For the first time in memory, … more
Gratitude and applause to those electric linemen who climbed up amidst the wires in frightful conditions these past few days. It’s work most of us can’t imagine. But National Grid’s … more
There seems to be no end to the downtown streetscape improvements in Barrington — titled "Village Center Connectivity" — which have resulted in detours, construction zones, orange … more
They meet with open doors, in a public space that is open to all, but Barrington School Committee meetings have never felt very open. This was magnified last Thursday night, when a group of … more
September is going to be a big month for Barrington. Organizers of the Barrington 300 celebration — the 300th anniversary of the founding of Barrington — have planned two great events … more
It’s often said freedom isn’t free. The right to speak out against those in power, move around on a whim, and generally live our lives the way we see fit is often taken for granted, as … more
Once among the most abundant and lovely of backyard summertime visitors, the monarch butterfly is vanishing at a disturbing rate. Easy as it is to blame habitat abuse in the species' Mexican … more
In a quiet corner of Barrington, a group of parishioners is making a difference. The folks at Saints Matthew and Mark Episcopal Church, which is located on Chapel Street in the Alfred Drown … 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 to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc., email mrego@eastbaynewspapers.com.