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The fact that Bristol’s roads are often congested — especially in the afternoon and during the summer tourism season — is no secret to anyone who’s ever driven in … more
Up until about a century ago, students went to school through about eighth grade before leaving to work on the family farm or to get a job in a factory to help support the family. High school, which … more
Centuries after they buried their loved ones on a small hill overlooking what would become known as the Kickemuit River, Burr’s Hill stands today as not only a park and concert venue but, … more
The flaws of the dead are often ignored. It's human nature to honor the dead by ignoring their lesser qualities. We focus on the good, not the bad. Particularly if that person was in the public eye. In the case of  Dr. William H. Rizzini, there … more
The casual visitor might see only the negatives — the crumbling awnings, peeling paint or other signs of neglect and vacancy — as they drive through downtown Warren on the way to Bristol or Newport County. But while Warren may have a problem … more
You won’t hear gunfire, won’t hear anything but the hum of a fan, neighbors were repeatedly promised by the would-be builder of an indoor gun range alongside homes in north Tiverton. That’s not how it turned out. Even … more
Angus Davis was enjoying a typical Tuesday evening, reading his young kids a bedtime story before tucking them in for the night. Then the screaming started. “My wife said … more
Anyone who has ever driven down Hope Street after mid-afternoon is well aware of the congestion on the two-lane road.  The problem is not unique to Bristol; it is endemic in the East Bay, … more
The race really couldn’t have been much closer. After the initial vote count, a single-machine recount, absentee ballot count and, finally, a provisional ballot count, nearly 10,000 Bristol … more
A police officer driving down Chestnut Street at about 9:30 Saturday night noticed an elderly woman walking in the street. The officer stopped and offered the woman a ride, getting her safely where … 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.