Letters to the Editor
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In her column, “Is free always good?” Arlene Violet refers to some Warwick parents as “scofflaws” because, although they can afford to pay for their child’s school … more
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It is evident that our school district is broken, and while moving on from Dr. Mario Andrade was important, there are many factors that will determine if the Bristol Warren … more
To the editor: On January 17, three members of the Tiverton Town Council – Patricia Hilton, Denise DeMedeiros, and Joseph Perry – filed an Open Meetings Act (OMA) complaint with the Rhode … more
To the editor: America is a dream. It’s an ideal to which we aspire, a promise made to us, and a promise that we make. It means something a little different for everybody. To me — … more
To the editor: In regards to the Portsmouth Town Council voting to study regionalization of Newport and Portsmouth schools: • Newport spends taxpayers money with reckless abandon … more
People on the bike path have lawful stop signs facing them. People in cars are lawfully supposed to stop for people within the crosswalk, not people on the bike path. I feel that most drivers are … more
I write to rebut a recently published submission to the editor dated June 12 of this year and relating to school start times. I was shocked to read the following: "Rigorous evidence to suggest … more
Before I moved to Barrington in 1976, I had never witnessed anything like a financial town meeting. In most cities and towns, the budget is adopted by the mayor, a vote of the council or a vote of … more
To the editor: This year has been a difficult one for our school system and our community. Tensions between schools, teachers, administration, students and families ran high. Awareness of concerns … more
On July 16, 2019, the Bristol branch of Bank of America will close, leaving that bank’s  branches nearest to Bristolians in Barrington and Fall River. This is a bank robbery in … 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.