Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: I have to wonder if Jack and Rita Parquette, authors of the Jan. 13 letter “Only those who support abortions should pay for them” have ever spent a year in … more
To the editor: The Jan. 13, 2022 edition of The Portsmouth Times resurrects the state highway situation in Portsmouth.  Please note that Sprague Street is not mentioned. That is the … more
To the editor: Last week I was pleased to read Jean Ernster's letter citing the evils of abortion and our dismal legislative record on it in RI. Good for her for having the courage to speak … more
To the editor: I recently read a story about this place I have been living at for eight years now (“Quaker Manor/Estates tenants fed up,” The Portsmouth Times, Dec. 23, … more
To the editor: It’s been a few weeks since you published a story called “Parents vs. The State.” I responded to the writer directly in my shock at this kind of attention being … more
To the editor: A modest proposal. In this most intractable debate, a letter to last week’s Sakonnet Times drew my interest. Jean Ernster of Barrington made a most intriguing proposal to … more
This letter was addressed to Portsmouth Fire Chief Paul Ford. To the editor: To say that we are most thankful for the efforts of the … more
To the editor: I appreciate the East Bay Newspaper reporting on varying perspectives but was concerned with the coverage of “anti-mask crusaders” in your Dec. 16 edition … more
To the editor: Why are we still talking about last year’s election?  Let’s get real, folks. The 2020 Presidential election had a clear winner, Joe Biden. He won the popular vote, … more
To the editor: Well, I am still here but there really hasn’t been much news on my acres. The raccoon has been thwarted with a large floppy white baffle around the support for the bird … more
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Scott Pickering has been on the East Bay Media Group 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@eastbaymediagroup.com.