Letters to the Editor
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As an advocate for firearms’ rights in Rhode Island, I 100 percent agree that any amount violence, with or without firearms, should be of concern to us all. However, heeding the clamor of the … more
To the editor: Our new climate czar John Kerry was asked after an executive order cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline how the folks who lost 11,000 jobs could be helped. His answer was a masterwork … more
To the editor: In the January 21 Sakonnet Times, the Little Compton Democratic Town Committee expressed the opinion that the State must protect renters from eviction during this Covid … more
To the editor: The federal government, which tell us to “follow the science,” has said that it’s critical that Rhode Island prioritize its population of 65 or older citizens to … more
You must wear it in shopping malls. You must wear it in libraries. You must wear it six feet apart, in lines, with your nose and mouth covered. At first we were told it did nothing to prevent the … more
To the editor: Venturing out over crusty, slippery snow to fill the bird feeder was something I wasn’t willing to do so a kind friend has been filling it on Mondays and … more
A thread of meaning to the whole coronavirus affair is overlooked. Some people perhaps think that the board members of Pfizer and Moderna and the CDC are angelic figures who always keep foremost in … more
To the editor: Let’s face it, it’s been tough all over for many people for many different reasons.  While there are many difficulties in the world, there is also a lot of good in … more
To the editor: This March we are asked to vote on the same old referendum items, with emphasis on the University of Rhode Island (URI) and cultural arts and nothing for the senior citizens of … more
It certainly has not gone un-noticed that “The Donald” has called down a full panoply of ancient plagues on his own head. It is not only the Jews who recognize this, since there are many … 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.