Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: I am wondering why — with so many children having to be "at home" because of the coronavirus — the Barrington Public Library Services can't be available on a limited … more
To the editor: In the March 18 editorial, Dennis Tabella brings to light an interesting moral and philosophical question — whether children should take part in the killing of animals through … more
To the editor: When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” This saying exemplifies the people who staff essential businesses which have remained open during the onslaught of the … more
A most appreciated grocery store act of kindness To the editor: I would like to share something pleasant and kind to your weekly column. On Friday morning (the 13th mind you!), I was … more
To the editor: We don't expect to see ordinary people fly through the air and save a life. These people are heroes. My neighbor Nick Fluet did just that and because of his bravery our dog Coco … more
Much has been said and written about the isolation created by our fixation of social media and handheld devices. People have been seen bumping into light poles and walking into traffic. Four people … more
The cornerstone of our democracy are our elections. Elections allow us to vote our conscience to pick who a nominee for a particular office will be in a Primary Election and to pick who we want to … more
To the editor: What are the criteria we need to look for in a candidate? •  Experience — The issues a Board of Health candidate faces are often complex and therefore … more
To the editor: On Tuesday, April 14, Westport voters can elect a professional registered nurse to our Board of Health.  Donna Amaral, RN has dedicated her life to helping others.  Having … more
To the editor: I am writing in response to Dennis Tabella's letter, "Why does state encourage children to kill animals?" Let me begin with:  What is wrong with you?   As 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.