Letters to the Editor
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To the editor: As I stroll through the back 40 in the late afternoons I don’t wonder that so many people are miserable with allergy attacks. I have spotted at least three different … more
To the editor: I found all the letters on your June 11 opinion page to be courageous and thought provoking, and they stirred me to continue my efforts to get justice for our indigenous people … more
To the editor: I would like the general public to remember what the holiday on July 4th is really all about. It's not about cookouts, parades, or fireworks. It's about "life, liberty, and the … more
To the editor: Do you know what it is like to become free? Do you know what it is like to escape enslavement, fleeing down Hix Bridge Road, past the Handy House towards the safety of New … more
To the editor: We highly recommend Mark Schmid for the one-year term on the Planning Board and for many years after that.  A 60-year resident in Westport, Mark formed his own architectural … more
To the editor: When Westport’s Board of Health tried to take proactive measures to address the atrocities inflicted on farm animals in a backwoods site on Route 177, they did it through a … more
To the editor: People who know me know that I make frequent reference to my parents. They were very decent people who, I have discovered over time, gave me very good advice. One piece of such … more
To the editor:Kudos to Westport's Planning Board, Selectman and other officials who approved Westport's first medical marijuana facility to be constructed on State Road. I strongly approve of this … more
To the editor: In this pandemic time out, with town elections coming up on the 23rd, we have not had the usual opportunity to pose questions to candidates for election. So I write in support of … more
To the editor: While the political tide seems to be rising here in Westport I ask voters to continue allowing me to focus on issues effecting their lives, including technology, public safety, … 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.