Letters to the Editor
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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
To the editor: I thought the article “Sakonnet Point compound for sale” was well done, informative, and the photographs were excellent.  I believe there is one discrepancy, … more
To the editor: I would like to acknowledge and thank the Tiverton Department of Public Works (DPW) for their work in the Bay Street neighborhood.   This neighborhood is in the north … more
To the editor: We are grandparents of one of the boys, and longtime out-of-state subscribers to the Times, that to you chose to photograph and place on the front page of the last week’s … more
To the editor: The next few weeks will likely see things worsen, rather than improve, regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Pressure to socially isolate will inevitably increase. As that occurs, all of … 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.