Letters to the Editor
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Water is one of our most valuable resources. We were acutely reminded of this last year when our only source of supply, the East Bay Pipeline, was found to have a leak and needed to be shut down for … more
To the editor: Is Rite Aid/ Walgreen's closing? I have heard that it is because of lighted signage that Walgreens wants to put up outside the store which seems to be a problem with local official … more
To the editor: I just got my Town of Barrington calendar and on the first page for Monday, Jan. 20 is the only abbreviated holiday, "MLK Day" instead of "Martin Luther King Jr. Day". How rude and … more
To the editor: I am a frequent pedestrian in Barrington, and my walk to and from school leads me across the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Middle Highway, the subject of an article in the … more
To the editor: Let me ask a stupid question. Would you take your family out boating in the same cove that is also being used by hunters to shoot water fowl? Of course not, but that's exactly … more
To the editor: It was great to see a nod to our Artist-in-Residence Series at the Bay Spring Community Center in the Dec. 31 issue of the Barrington Times. We are extremely fortunate to have Mark … more
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. were close friends back in 1965. They shared the dream that our nation should be “a place where civil and human rights … more
Newspapers are dying. I hear it all the time; on the news, from strangers, acquaintances, even from some customers. To be sure, it’s hard to hear … every single time. Not because this is … more
In the spirit of Columbus Day 2010, 2015 and 2017, one or more moonbats continued the new Elmwood tradition last year — bloodying the explorer’s likeness — and chained to its base a … more
To the editor: This is an important question for the public and General Assembly. I have heard from respected professional colleagues, advocates and legislators that the child welfare system is … 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.