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The Bristol Warren Regional School Committee is a mess. Even the nine people sitting in those seats should admit that. Aside from the string of controversies running through the school department … more
What we can learn from the plight of a small, marsh-dwelling bird? more
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, was a surreal day in Warren. A day that began with gridlock on the streets and water overwhelming so many of the town’s roadways and infrastructure, ended with multiple … 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
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
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
This has always been a special space in the local newspaper. Whether thoughtfully crafted after hours of research or thrown together on hectic deadline, the editorial is a revered tradition that … more
The Bristol Warren Regional School Committee’s handling of the 2021-22 school calendar is of the more embarrassing episodes you’ll see from a local government body. It’s difficult … more
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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.