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What took place at our nation’s capital last week was an attack on our country and Constitution from within. It was another 9/11 moment perpetrated not by foreign terrorist but from American … more
If written a week ago, this editorial would describe the shame and embarrassment of watching one of the sad days in American history unfold on live television. It would excoriate all those … more
To the editor: On reading Michael Mangione’s letter to the editor last week about the closure of South Lake Drive, I feel compelled to respond.  South Lake Drive is a beautiful local … more
To the editor: The Barrington Republican Town Committee condemns the violence that erupted in our nation’s capital Wednesday. As stated in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal editorial: … more
To the editor: Barrington’s Town Manager, Jim Cunha, should be held accountable.  Last week, this newspaper reported that our former tax assessor, Michael Minardi, while on his way … more
To the editor: Dear Town Council Members, The Barrington Times reported in November 18, 2020 edition, that the town manager would like to see South Lake Drive closed to vehicle traffic from … more
To the editor: I had been intending to write a short letter to the editor pointing out to the "Keep politics off the pole" group that their stance implies that the US flag would have to be kept … more
To the editor: We all benefit from open dialogue and continued learning about racial disparities and all forms of discrimination, because we all have a role to play in overcoming their legacies. … more
Donald Trump disgracefully invited and incited a mob to attack law enforcement and assault our democracy.  He reminded everyone why he is unfit to lead, why I voted … more
As the saying goes there are lies, damn lies and statistics. Unfortunately the National Grid data regarding electrical outages in Barrington may fall under all three. (Barrington … 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.