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Not long ago, it would have been difficult to believe Bristol was home to one of the highest-performing schools in Rhode Island. Though these were never considered “bad” schools, they … more
It’s not clear if the word “deregionalize” was coined in Bristol, but it might as well have been. Though not an officially recognized word in the English language, folks in Bristol … more
Brown University is under a microscope here, with minority groups, media outlets and internet bullies waiting to see how they will respond to the Pokanoket encampment on their Bristol property. It … more
Police officers serve a critical role in any community, protecting the public, investigating and preventing crime, keeping the roads safe for drivers and pedestrians … pretty much ensuring … 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
They trapped a mosquito with Triple E virus in Tiverton last week and the response was inevitable. ‘Bring in the air strikes. Nuke ’em all!’ Spray the whole area — … 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
Everywhere you look, you see the stars and stripes. Giant flags are flying over Town Common and Herreshoff Marine Museum; bunting drapes from windows all over town; even the Mt. Hope Bridge is … more
The idea of forming an independent taxing district to fund education in Warren and Bristol has a lot of promise. After years of rhetoric from both towns and unfair aid disbursement that has cost … more
A most encouraging summer spectacle has been the occasional pogy explosion —  little fish by the thousand churning the waters to froth in Bristol Harbor, the Sakonnet and Westport rivers … 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.