Why is Hundred Acre Cove polluted?

Hundred Acre Cove has been closed to shellfishing since 1996, but Save The Bay is hoping to change that. The nonprofit agency recently received a $132,000 grant from the federal government to help …
Route 114A reconfiguration project nears completion

SEEKONK — Over six years after a fiery crash served as the impetus for the project and some three years since it actually commenced, the reconstruction of the intersection at Route 114A and Arcade …

National retailers will soon occupy former Taunton Avenue Benny's store

SEEKONK — Attention local shoppers: Two major national retailers will soon be coming to the area, taking up renovated spaces of the old Benny’s Store located on East Providence’s …

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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.