April 15, 2010 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

ACO saves town headaches

I think Mr. Mecca is “barking up the wrong tree” with his caustic but not improbable concept that we animal lovers who are “seeing red” should be willing to pay extra to have an ACO on the island. More...

Look at the facts on ACO

If former councilman Kelly had his facts straight, the town pays a whopping $1,271 per call for the animal control position. Why not contact Dick Cheney’s Halliburton? More...

‘I never received a call back from ACO’

I have been a Jamestown resident for 11 years and have found the public service and residents here to be extremely helpful and friendly. More...

We need LNG jobs

In her March 19 letter to the editor, “Short-term LNG jobs are not sustaining,” State Rep. More...

Scarecrow competition to kick off May 3

Sally Scarecrow now has the entry forms for “The Spring Scary Scarecrow Competition” ready for pick up. She is standing in our garden at 155 Conanicus Ave. More...

Idling gets you nowhere

To the residents of Jamestown – hopefully you are alert enough to know who you are – read this and then think about your behavior. Idling gets you nowhere! More...

An alternative to full-time ACO position

I arrived in town this week to visit relatives, and I am aghast at the dialog and buzz surrounding saving the animal control officer’s (ACO) full-time position. More...

Time to consider ‘pay per call’ for ACO

I am taking this opportunity to explain where we are in the budget process with emphasis on the dog officer’s position. During the workshops, the administrator proposed several changes and gave an overview of the budget. More...

‘Reed conversation was same old rhetoric’

Community conversation with Jack Reed? What conversation? Last Wednesday, what was billed as a chance to discuss a variety of concerns with the senator turned out to be nothing but canned remarks anyone could read in the newspaper. More...

Thanks for saving Wright Lane

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge and sincerely thank all of those on the Jamestown Public Works department who “came to the rescue” of Wright Lane as it was being washed away during our recent 500-year storm. More...