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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
I usually read East Bay Newspapers’ editorials. Sometimes I agree; sometimes I don’t. But I have never found myself so totally pleased or displeased with an editorial position … more
While open dialogue about COVID is censored and punished across major social media platforms, and the free exchange of information is policed by fact-checking apparatchiks and filtered by an openly … more
Just as I expected, at their most recent meeting our town council in a rushed and poorly thought out vote, eliminated longevity payments and buyout bonuses for the town clerk and town administrator, … more
To the editor: The Little Compton Republican Town Committee would like to thank everyone that supported us this summer.  Our first annual car show was a great success, gathering donations … more
To the editor: In response to the August 12th Bowen article.  The  applicants for the proposed oyster farm in a highly public used area in the  Sakonnet River have made some … more
To the editor: I was delighted by the interview, “Bowens speak on Seapowet oyster plan” (Sakonnet Times, Aug 12).  It allowed these honest and wonderful individuals who have … more
To the editor: Despite continued claims by the Bowens that Seapowet abutters and neighbors are running a misinformation campaign, the facts show otherwise. They are missing the main point: that … more
To the editor: Recently, the Barrington Times dared to share its view on masks, which in turn generated several passionate responses. One reply stated how she was “Shocked and … more
To the editor: I must disagree wholeheartedly with the opinion column presented by Rep. Deb Ruggerio (“If it’s not fiber, it’s not broadband”) recently printed in the … 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.