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An exceptional group of public servants live and work in this town, and the past week brought reminders of how good they are. When Ida, a former Category 4 hurricane, rolled across town last … more
The Barrington Town Council deserves a gold star for its decision to approve a composting program at its recent meeting, although we can’t help from wondering if it was really necessary to fund … more
Community policing and a no-shame, recovery-focused approach makes Warren a statewide leader in battling the addiction and overdose epidemic facing all municipalities. more
A few weeks ago we shared our opinions about mandatory masking in schools. Based on some reactions, you might think we advocated for citizen revolt against both the government and the medical … more
Main Road resident Betty Slade hit the nail on the head when she got up at Wednesday's zoning board of appeals hearing to talk about the proposed cell phone tower at Masquesatch and Drift roads, … more
Given the many questions still unanswered and the possible alternatives still unexplored, it is hard to see another option for the Westport Zoning Board of Appeals than to reject as presented a plan … more
Let this next month be a time of great creativity, innovation and courage in education. It will take all three to send the children back to school without masks. Given all the messages coming from … more
Let this next month be a time of great creativity, innovation and courage in education. It will take all three to send the children back to school without masks. Given all the messages coming from … more
It seems a private group will be consuming the entire footprint of the Barrington government center grounds, enveloping the Town Hall, library and senior center. It will be serving and selling … more
Last week, the extended family of The Post and East Bay Media Group, the paper’s parent company, learned of former editor David Howard’s passing. This week, on a more upbeat note, we … more
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Scott Pickering has been on the East Bay Media Group 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@eastbaymediagroup.com.