Columns
294 results total, viewing 31 - 40
I get emotional about the Red Sox. I curse when they lose and jump up and down when they win, so it was for the best that I was alone at home when Sunday’s pregame featured the culmination of … more
I talked to a man in Touisset last week who told me he felt it was important to develop and foster pride in the community.  I could not agree more.   In my two years on Council I have … more
Two years ago, the constituents of District 68 (Bristol/Warren) did not get a choice of who their Representative in the General Assembly would be ... the incumbent Rep. ran unopposed. On November 8th … more
  For the past two weeks I’ve written about the problem of empty storefronts on Main Street. I focus on this issue because it is one of the biggest concerns of residents. People … more
The issue of raising the minimum wage is often viewed, mistakenly, as a solution to poverty.  Proponents of such legislation, like my opponent Jason Knight, claim doing so will allow the … more
As a Warren small business owner of over 13 years, I have had the unique opportunity to see the success and struggle of so many, from long established merchants and restaurants to brand new start … more
Dozens of times during the past 30 days I have spoken with supporters of either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. What amazes me is the blind allegiance each camp has to its candidate. Regardless of … more
By the time you read this column you will know whether there is any glimmer of hope for change at the state house. I say “glimmer” because it is difficult to work up a sweat over any … more
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority is excited to introduce its new 2017 Ten-Year Renewal and Replacement Plan (10-Year Capital Plan) that will ensure the safety and integrity of the four … more
The Veteran's Administration (VA) offers a pension benefit to low-income veterans (or their spouses) who are in nursing homes, assisted living or who need help at home with everyday tasks like … more
« Prev | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 30 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 2 years.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.

2016 by East Bay Newspapers

Barrington · Bristol · East Providence · Little Compton · Portsmouth · Prudence Island · Riverside · Rumford · Seekonk · Tiverton · Warren · Westport
Meet our staff
Mike Rego

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.