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To the editor: Kate Levin’s so-called commentary that was published in last week’s issue of Shorelines is actually an edited version of the press release that her public relations and marketing enterprise Verve Creative Solutions … more
AAA of New England reported this month that a survey of more than 2200 of its members said that the state does not spend enough money on its roads and bridges. How can this be? Are they living under a rock? Rhode Island spends plenty of … more
To the editor: This month, the 154 historic property owners on our list have been sent order forms for a historic plaque. We have received around 25 orders from owners so far, and are looking forward to receiving more in the near future. … more
Whether it’s sports or civic life, sometimes the best result can come from a loss. While the Patriots AFC championship loss is still too fresh to process, the Red Sox went from worst to first in 2013 and gave fans an unexpected thrill in a year … more
It has been said that you learn everything you need to know in Kindergarten. What the hippies who say that mean is we learn the basics of humanity at age 5. My daughter is the exception. Kindergarten taught her how to work with others and be part of … more
To the editor: Labeling GMO’s (genetically modified organisms) now is important because if we do not put laws on the books that favor labeling, we may lose the legal ability to ever put a label on GMO foods in the future. The … more
To the editor: It is more than a falsehood to say that Ed Howe wants to shut down hayrides and other activities as promoted by MDAR. The Westport Winery and Buzzards Bay Brewing (also owned by the Russell family) are both running … more
To the editor, Today, I am writing concerning the safety in Portsmouth at the intersection of East Main Road and Sprague Street, both of which are state roads. A timeline is provided of recent events regarding this intersection. On … more
I hadn’t looked at the French-Canadian branch on my family tree since 2008. This is an updated version of a column I wrote at that time — some new websites and some no longer with us. A discovery on my paternal grandmother’s side took … more
To the editor: Our family would like to express our heartfelt thanks to Tracy Anthony and the Clements’ Marketplace family, the Beachcomber Restaurant, the Portsmouth Business Association and the local community, along with our many … 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.