Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: William M. O’Dell’s letter last week on abortion is yet another case of a man standing on his self-proclaimed moral high ground when he cannot possibly understand the … more
While there’s an argument and First Amendment advocacy for free speech, I recall a time when newspaper editors seriously understood their role and responsibility in prudently managing a … more
I write this letter with a tremendous amount of sadness and hurt. My husband died suddenly in June. We buried him at North Burial Ground. We both grew up and lived in Bristol all our lives. North … more
After reading the Feb. 14 letter to the editor, entitled “Here's an idea: mandatory abortions at the southern border,” one cannot help but ask if the editors read the excretion before … more
To the editor:Something is rotten in the City of East Providence, to paraphrase Shakespeare. Barely two months into the new Mayoral form of government and a whisper of politics rises from city … more
To the editor: 

We are lucky to have a small community school in Little Compton; schools are the center of a good and thoughtful society.  I was extremely surprised to read in the school … more
To the editor: At the Portsmouth Town Council Meeting on Feb. 11, 2019, council members Katzman, Ryan, Ujifusa, and Abbott voted in the majority to constrain the free speech of residents at … more
To the editor: Does anyone really think that three minutes is sufficient to discuss complex matters such as sewers, tolls on the Sakonnet River Bridge, the moratorium on water hookups, and now the … more
To the editor: I arrived early for the December 4th Special Town Meeting regarding problems within the Westport Treasury Department. It proved to be a fortunate decision in that I learned from … more
To the editor: Well I don’t know about you, but the weatherman has introduced me to new words about the weather. Before 2004 I used the word “tidal wave” but after the horrific one in … 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.