East Providence council gives first approval to retail plastic bag ban

Would take effect six months after mandatory second passage; former film processing plant to be demolished with odor expected

By Mike Rego
Posted 4/19/19

EAST PROVIDENCE — The City of East Providence could soon join a growing list of municipalities, specifically those like here that abut waterways, in phasing out single-use plastic bags most …

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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 about The Post or to submit information, suggest story ideas or photo opportunities, etc. in East Providence, email mrego@eastbaymediagroup.com.