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All are innocent until proven guilty. But from all appearances it looks like a good citizen may have saved unknown victims from what authorities paint as a deviant sexual predator, when police … more
It’s refreshing to see the aggressive actions taken by Warren’s building department in referring problem properties to the town’s newly-formed Housing Court. The court meets Wednesday evening … more
Here is what won’t happen when commercial medical marijuana growing operations open up in town under a newly-minted ordinance approved last week by the Warren Town Council (story, page 1): • … more
Government can often move at a snail’s pace, a frustrating truth for anyone who has ever tried to have an issue adjudicated at the local court level. But Warren’s town council, legal staff, … more
Warren deserves credit this week for voting to fully fund the Bristol Warren Regional School District this coming year. That its representatives on the Joint Finance Committee were not successful in … more
Barrington taxpayers just emerged from last year's rather painful budget season, and it now appears we're headed for another one.  Last year officials asked Barrington residents to cover a … more
It has been difficult to find the good news lately. Divisive issues and tragic events have, at times, consumed local and national news coverage.  But there is good news out there. On … more
There’s no mistaking the first impression people have of Jim Roiter’s proposal for the corner of Thames and State streets. It’s big! It IS big. But it is big not only in size, … more
There is something sneaky and unsavory about a for-profit, out-of-state company coming into town to snare and ticket motorists. That’s what’s been happening in Providence lately and it’s no … more
A day after 17 people were shot and killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school, a member of the Barrington School Committee said funding a full-time school resource officer position was not a priority … more
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Scott Pickering has been on the East Bay Newspapers team for more than two decades, since starting as a reporter for the Sakonnet Times. He's been editor of most of the papers, was Managing Editor of all the papers for many years, and became General Manager in 2012. Today he can be found posting to EastBayRI.com, steering news coverage, writing editorials, talking to readers, working with the sales team, collaborating on design, or helping do whatever it takes to get the papers out the door. Reach him at spickering@eastbaynewspapers.com.