Letters to the Editor
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To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is … more
To the editor:As a Brown University graduate (MA, 2012), I am appealing to President Christina Paxson and Brown’s leadership/administration to return the 375 acres they currently … more
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We are a lucky community to have the good fortune to contemplate whether or not we want to add a project to Thames Street by having a lively discussion about the ever changing landscape of our … more
To the editor: OK Arlene Violet, you are not over the top for Trump. (East Bay Life column, Jan. 10-11). Are/were you over the top for Barak Obama?   The eight years under that president … more
I recently viewed the testimony of one abortion doctor who, after performing 1,200 abortions, finally looked with a degree of contemplation at the pieces of flesh lying on the table and drew the … more
As an American veteran, I became aware that the federal government is only required to fly the POW/MIA flag six days per year. This was established by Title 36 of the USC, Section 902. In my … more
To the editor: Last week I went to a funeral. My friend and one-time colleague Jim Taricani died 23 years after receiving a heart transplant. With infinite gratitude, Jim squeezed every ounce of … more
Wake up, America. This is an American Holocaust — the killing of pre-born babies and beyond. It is a crucial time for our state. Legislation has been introduced at the R.I. General Assembly … more
My response is in regards to your article about the councilors who would like to enforce the 5 a.m. setup rule for the parade. Perhaps next year, they should go around themselves at 1, 2, 3 or 4 a.m. … more
To the editor: The enormous costs of healthcare cannot be controlled by hospital closures and buyouts or cutting Medicaid funding. The solution is to pass legislation to create an improved … 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.