Letters to the Editor
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Dear unvaccinated friends, you need to understand that every unvaccinated human body is a sanctuary for the coronavirus. It’s a safe place where the virus can rest, grow, multiply, and … more
Pondering this month’s coverage of billionaires, proving Sir Issac Newton’s law of gravity and motion, I reflected back on a momentous event 52 years ago. At  3:17 p.m. EST on … more
I listened once again to members of our Barrington community trying to convince our town council that they were a welcoming people, caring citizens whose main concern was respect for the American … more
To the editor: After reading the article in the paper this week regarding the Spencer Trust, I immediately thought of the words of a man I had a great deal of respect for...Mr. John Martin, past … more
I am writing in response to two Letters to the Editor that appeared in the Barrington Times along with suggestions to the Town Council as a way to resolve these issues.  The … more
To the editor: On Flag Day there was a simple ceremony in front of the Honor Roll at the Town Hall. Lined up also, were all the banners that have been proposed for display in town  and … more
Dear R. Lamb, thank you for your concern over my “self-righteous indignation.” As an ethnic minority in this town, I am constantly aware of how I, and other POC, are … more
As a long-time Barrington resident, I read the letters from Cindy Capra and Amy Sutherland with concern. I doubt that either of them is capable of defining "systemic racism", or of … more
To the editor: I am heartbroken over a conversation I had recently with a family who lives in our community. They reached out to the council, looking for help. I took time to sit down with them … more
To the editor: I just read the letter from Barrington councilor Jacob Brier titled “Be a good neighbor”. I thought to myself “Wow, this guy has Chutzpah with a capital … 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.