September 17, 2009 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Stop noise on Narragansett Ave.

I think the time has come that motorcycles and other noisy vehicles (without mufflers) be banned from driving on Narragansett Avenue, especially during the summer. More...

Shedding light on bridge security

On occasion, we have heard or read comments that the decorative lighting on the Pell and Mt. Hope bridges is a contributing factor to the toll increase. In the opinion of the R.I. Turnpike and Bridge Authority board of directors, they are not. More...

Jamestowners vote person, not party

I was disappointed to read Mr. Rebecchi’s letter of ‘clarification’ in the Aug. 20 Jamestown Press. More...

Help make some ‘sweet’ memories

Jamestown teachers, past and present, are planning a retirement party for one of the finest teachers of all time, Robin Sweet. More...

Permit required for tree work on public land

Recently, a part-time town employee, without authority or approval, removed several large branches from a tree on town land. The Tree Warden has inspected the tree and has determined that an arborist will need to be hired to mitigate the damage. More...

Labor battles continue today

Your Sept. 3 editorial, “Farewell to the summer that wasn’t,” ends with a reference to Labor Day beginning as a celebration when working classes were fighting for fair wages and rights in the workplace. More...

Long live the horn!

I think it’s of interest to note when Dr. Sweet and Dr. Arlan lived across the street from the fire station, they joined the fire department instead of complaining about the horn. More...

Silence the fire horn

The following letter was sent to the Jamestown Town Council, with a copy sent to the Jamestown Press. As a long suffering resident of downtown Jamestown, I do not like the use of the fire horns and want them silenced. More...

Read ‘Dismissed with Prejudice’

It was good to read Milton Bickford’s letter in the ProJo’s Saturday, Sept. More...

Thanks to RIRRC for its support

The Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation has in the past been a very good partner with Jamestown’s recycling efforts. More...