Letters to the Editor
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When I tell people I’m from Bristol, the immediate response is usually “Fourth of July.” It seems almost everyone has heard of Bristol’s July Fourth … more
A common saying in political circles is: “If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu!” And what’s on the menu, in light of significant growth in the cost of local … more
To the editor: In response to Robert Stewart’s 3/14 letter — I have to respond after reading his flawed letter to the editor regarding common sense gun laws.   Perhaps we … more
To the editor: Now is the perfect time for us to search for that historic Tiverton whipping post and return it to its original place. The 2018 Women’s movement is a catalyst to study the … more
I recently moved to beautiful Bristol, R.I., from the Washington, D.C., area. We selected Bristol because of the wonderful historic community and the clean air and water of the Narragansett Bay … more
Regarding the projected Thames Street development by James Roiter, I suggest that it is a dangerous thing to allow one developer to own too much property within a compact part of the downtown, and it … more
I do not believe the March 8 edition of the Bristol Phoenix presents a balanced view of the discussion of the proposed Roiter development on Thames Street. Half of the front page above the fold is … more
In Jan. 1776, Thomas Paine published a pamphlet called “Common Sense” that quickly became an immediate sensation. Common Sense had the largest sale and circulation of any book published … more
To the editor: I have been involved in the Westport Babe Ruth League for nearly 30 years and have never seen such a lack of appreciation as I have over the past few years.  This week I became … more
To the editor: In your March 8 edition of Shorelines, Tim Gillespie gives accolades to the Westport School Building Committee for achieving resounding success at the polls and a triumph for the … 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.