July 12, 2007 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Many to thank for support

I would like to thank everyone for coming to my "Fun Raiser." Once again the Narragansett Café has come through in a big way. Owners Dan and Tom Alexander are always there and ready to help someone in need. More...

Thanks arts district advocates

The Conanicut Island Art Association thanks the many people who supported the effort to obtain an arts district designation for Jamestown. Bruce Long, our state representative, deserves particular thanks. More...

Council president shows leadership

This letter was sent to Councilman David Long and forwarded to the Press. Dear David, We just wanted to let you know how much we appreciate your courage in making the only decision possible for the highway barn to go forward. More...

Our Council is courageous

Throughout the past six years that I've had time to observe and scrutinize our local government in action, there have been many issues that I have been compelled to speak out about. More...

Remember to take your trash

Jamestown is idyllic if trash is not thrown about. The south Ft. Getty parking lot needs a trash can, as does the West Ferry dock. Boaters should bag their trash and not throw it overboard. This "stuff," ends up on beaches everywhere. More...

Thanks for a great festival

The Central Baptist Church June Festival on June 23 was a great success. Perfect weather and a great turnout contributed to a fun event. We are most grateful to our sponsors, donors and festival attendees for their support. More...

Twelve years of oohs and ahhs

The Rocket Dawgz would like to thank everyone who has supported the fireworks for the last twelve years. It's great to have other people pay for what we have loved to do! A lot of folks have expressed an interest in taking over the fireworks. More...

Tankers disrupt boating on the bay

As reported in the June 7 article, "Tanker shuts down Bay for Tuesday night yacht races," the June 5 Jamestown Yacht Club race was canceled when Coast Guard boats closed the East Passage by excluding all traffic from a security zone extending two m More...

Vacuous highway barn reasoning

Several major facts are being overlooked relating to the council's recent capitulation on the highway barn location. More...

Respect the Great Creek osprey

Most of us on the island know about the osprey at Great Creek, and the fact that they have young ones in their nest now. It is a wonderful and magical site to see when the young birds peek up out of the nest and we all want a good peek. More...