Letters to the Editor
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As any parent of school age children can tell you, the past 18 months have been incredibly difficult for our students. They have juggled distance learning, social distancing, masks, reduced … more
There is one group of Americans we have not heard much from or much about during the past year and a half. That group comprises seniors who are not in nursing homes, who are healthy and productive, … more
This month will be the end of my term as General Chairman of the Bristol Fourth of July Committee. These last two years were everything but ordinary. The dedication of the Bristol Fourth of July … more
The time for diplomatic nuance and PC deference is past. I stand opposed to critical race theory (CRT) ideology infiltrating the public school curriculum. It is divisive, destructive and … more
Recently, the Bristol Police Department responded to a horrific and violent incident in neighboring Warren, and not surprisingly, the Bristol officers who responded to this call performed with … more
A concise and thoughtful letter appeared recently by Noel Hewitt of this town regarding Diversity Committees and questioning the need for them.  I was impressed by his reasoning in addressing … more
Last week’s flooding from remnants of hurricane Ida is yet another example of Bristol’s costly disregard of water issues. The overtopping of the new Silver Creek Bridge, the second time … more
The following was signed by multiple people and directed to Marjorie McBride, chairwoman of the Bristol Warren Regional School Committee. We, the undersigned, are writing to urge you to recognize … more
I would like to thank the Bristol Phoenix for publishing the article about Ray Castro by Manny Correira, and thank you Manny for taking the time and making the effort to write such an article. As … more
Today’s self-serving politicians are doing their best to control the minds of American citizens through fear and deception. It is encouraging to see letters to the editor break through 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.