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In a sea of preposterous proposals to surface lately, the notion of cutting the Coast Guard, in part to help pay for a border wall, is in a league of its own. President Tump has proposed just that … more
The forecast of a few inches of snow prompts a rush to the ‘storm cancellation’ list from a predictable bunch. Three to five inches was predicted Friday (roads were bare in much of the … more
After a nice long break to celebrate the holidays each year, students and teachers return to the classroom rested, refreshed and ready to power through the rest of the school year. But just as … 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
At the risk of stating the obvious: Don’t take to the roads today. Even if you enjoy a white-knuckle ride down Route 114 in Bristol or East Main Road in Portsmouth, the current white-out … more
On Nov. 8, Rhode Islanders have the opportunity to expand open land and recreation space in the state, clean up blighted areas, and invest in the health of Narragansett Bay, all while helping support … more
The earth is warming, the seas are rising and if communities are to cope with what’s to come, they need to sit down and seriously talk things through. Climate change deniers need to take … more
Whether that bushy beard, those one-liners, the beat up old car or good deeds quietly done, everyone has a Bob Healey memory or two. The sad news came Monday that Mr. Cool Moose had passed away in … 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
If they can find the funds, the idea of a bike and pedestrian path from Warren to Bristol makes sense (see page 1). At about $2.35 million, it won’t be cheap. But if grant money can be found, a path running though under-utilized and (mostly) … 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.