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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
It was stunning back in September when Tiverton Police accused one of their own with spending nights at home when he was being paid to work, and with ordering the whole night shift into “quiet … 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
Science deniers in Washington may be willing to trade their planet’s future for momentary profit, but momentum toward cleaner ways carries on despite this shameful bit of Presidential … 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
The school budget debate is fixing to be one heck of a showdown. With two weeks to go, two groups are rallying the troops. It's taxpayers (many of whom are school parents) vs. school parents … more
“If you don’t like it, do something about it.” Words to live by. Yet, too often, people will spot a problem, complain ad nauseum about it to anyone who will listen, and then … 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.