Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: America is facing a deficit far more critical that its sky-rocketing fiscal deficit or even its vaccine deficit. We are experiencing a trust deficit which threatens the very … more
What took place at our nation’s capital last week was an attack on our country and Constitution from within. It was another 9/11 moment perpetrated not by foreign terrorist but from American … more
As the FDA approves and Operation Warp Speed distributes vaccines to each state, we need to be informed of the facts and advocate for our health and our rights. I, as a fellow senior, am asking every … more
Donald Trump disgracefully invited and incited a mob to attack law enforcement and assault our democracy.  He reminded everyone why he is unfit to lead, why I voted … more
To the editor: Most often to maintain our composure, we just should apply a skeptical eye to what we read in the newspapers, smile to ourselves, and move on, but occasionally the truly ludicrous … more
To the editor: If “2020” was a movie, I would not recommend it! Avoid it. Fast forward. It’s been harder for some to watch and experience than others.  We are all tired … more
Reporter Tom Mooney, who earlier interviewed me about my objection to removing the words “Providence Plantations” from the state’s name — a view the Journal allowed me to … more
Last week, Gov. Gina Raimondo petitioned the Rhode Island Superior Court and obtained a temporary restraining order closing two Maxx Fitness Clubs in Lincoln and Warren, and in the case of the Warren … more
Was a 10 percent rate increase necessary? Did some staff get pay raises up to 10 percent and several others were told that they would receive another raise before the end of the year? Was a … more
The solutions outlined to address substitute teacher shortages printed in the Oct. 9, Providence Journal, “50 Graduates of Fast-Track Training Substitute Teacher Program Will … 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.