February 11, 2010 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Leadership must step up on LNG

I am perplexed and dismayed by the actions the Jamestown Town Council recently undertook by not forcefully opposing Hess/ Weaver Cove Energy’s latest proposal for plans to periodically ship imported liquid natural gas up through the narrow Eas More...

Consider the effects of wind turbines

While it is good to think about alternative energy, whether or not Jamestown should build turbines – and where they should be located – should be a matter for public referendum. More...

Wind energy numbers not worth the risk

In my view, the real cost of erecting two wind turbines in Jamestown is understated and discounts, if not ignores, the expense of getting this generated energy to the power grid. More...

Time to consider other energy sources

The residents of Jamestown have always taken steps to preserve the unique lifestyle and landscape of island life. The shoreline all around the island is host to magnifi- cent views, several handsome parks and extensive preserved farmland. More...

Turbine would be a loss for Jamestown

The thought of wind turbines arising in Jamestown makes me shake my head, wonder, and want to ask that famous Jay Leno question: “What the hell were you thinking?” It appears that what we gain from this project is a small profit at a f More...

Thanks to JEMS and police

Thank you to the Jamestown volunteer ambulance squad and the Jamestown police department for your speedy and professional service last Saturday, Feb. 6. Thanks to you, our loved one was well cared for and she is now recovering nicely. More...