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To the editor: A significant concern for the town of Westport when the marijuana cultivation issue is on the table, is the water table levels.  Westport has had an issue this season with the … more
To the editor: Attorney General Healey’s decision to drop the animal abuse charges against the remaining 11 defendants in the Westport Tenant Farm case was terribly disappointing, but not … more
A timely message — we all need to stand against aggression To the editor, Thank you, Mr. deMoore, for your letter to the editor in last week’s Sakonnet Times (October 15).  I … more
To the editor: I am responding to a recent letter noting the condition of the exterior of the Little Compton Town Hall. This evolved into the author, a fellow veteran and member of the community, … more
To the editor: This state has been part of the English-speaking world since 1633, and Rhode Island (also known as Aquidneck Island) has been part of the early explorer world since 1524 … more
To the editor: Judging by the primary election results, the progressive Democrats have taken another step in their professionally directed, heavily funded plan to take control of the state … more
To the editor: At a busy time last Sunday afternoon at Walker’s farm stand in Little Compton, I stood in line to buy two zucchini with many people, most of whom were wearing masks and social … more
To the editor: Black lives do matter. We are one big human race. Human kindness now! Amy Leidtke Little Compton more
To the editor: Years ago, I purchased a Bible at the Union Public Library's book sale, not that I needed another one, but because it was titled "The American Patriot's Bible." Not only does it … more
To the editor: We condemn the recent anonymous and cowardly act of racism that occurred in the town of Little Compton during the first week in October. Presumably under the cover of darkness, … 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.