Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: I attended the September 10 Westport Board of Health public hearing concerning the keeping of farm animals. I did so because I am concerned as a Westport resident both about … more
To the editor: I hate being a party pooper. I love camping and partying and having fun too. But when did leave no trace behind become passé for the first rule in camping? So many people were … more
To the editor: The release of the draft Keeping of Animals regulation for public comment has caused concerns among the farming community about how the regulation would affect their privacy and the … more
To the editor: I would like to take the opportunity provided by Marilyn Pease’s recent letter to the editor to try to undo any confusion that may exist regarding what is presently happening with … more
To the editor: The Division of Animal Health in the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources handles and regulates the keeping of animals. Local BOH offices don't need more regulations … more
Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a Sept. 5, 2019 editorial, “No laughing matter,” regarding alternative energy. To the editor: If wind and solar are our … more
To the editor: If you are the mother or father of a high school athlete here in Rhode Island, this message is primarily for you. When you attend an athletic event that involves your son or … more
To the editor: In his almost wistful yet defensive letter in these pages last week, Mr. Katz asked why people would just lie.  I wonder how many letters, phone calls, and emails directed to 1600 … more
To the editor: Since balloons have recently become a topical subject in Little Compton, I would like to resubmit a letter and photograph that were printed in the Westport Shorelines on July 3, … more
To the editor: The American Legion members have all been talking about what a great piece you did for the Centennial Dinner celebration. We really appreciate what you did in honor of Westport … 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.