Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: I’d like to propose a bona fide solution to Barrington’s financial issues. At last, a guaranteed fix to generate substantial income for our tax-stressed town. Raise … more
To the editor: Out of curiosity, I examined the Town of Barrington Charter recently. I was wondering what I was missing in the job descriptions, since for the past year both our Town Council and … more
To the editor: As the second semester speeds down the tracks to completion in the next few weeks, it is good to hold the student’s attention, and not let them ease up on their studies. One … more
To the editor: As we continue the discussion about de-leveling, many people have asked the administration to furnish concrete proof that this model has worked in districts like Barrington, and we … more
To the editor: Municipal Communications and their local attorney are not only trying to impose upon our community an egregious monster cell tower that will confront and affront us every time we … more
To the editor: So you know where your Hummingbird Feeder is and you have extra sugar to make your own nectar? (1 cup sugar boiled with 4 cups water – no red coloring needed). Well, good for … more
To the editor: School Administration and School Committee: you need to listen to your employer, we the taxpayers! As a parent of two recent BHS graduates (2018 and 2020), we are deeply opposed to … more
To the editor: Many of our favorite local attractions were closed or restricted in summer 2020. Third Beach in Middletown was no exception. Citing the need to maintain adequate social distancing, … more
To the editor: One has to be captivated by the speed with which government moves in Portsmouth.  Consider that in 2007, the Portsmouth Town Council sought and received permission from the … more
To the editor: John Adams was one of the foremost of the American patriots wanting to break from England. However, to his great credit, when the British soldiers in the “Boston … 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.