April 28, 2010 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

New guidelines for letters and viewpoint columns

The Jamestown Press has created new guidelines for letters to the editor and viewpoint column submissions. All letters will now be limited to 500 words. Letters should be emailed to news@jamestownpress.com. More...

No shame in seeking assistance

Popular columnist, The Walrus, writes: “There was a time in this country’s recent history when families felt it was their responsibility to take care of their spouses and children and were ashamed and embarrassed to take handouts from th More...

Why do so many think they’re above the law?

I want to commend Mr. William Tuthill on his recent letter, “Idling gets you nowhere.” He mentioned many good things in his editorial. Idling wastes fuel, pollutes the air and does little for the vehicle’s performance. More...

Not too late to enter scarecrow contest

The first entry forms for the Spring Scary Scarecrow Competition have come in and hopefully, more will arrive before this Saturday, May 1. It will be fun seeing the scarecrows and finding out the scarecrows’ names. More...

NK Boosters need your help

On behalf of the 2010 North Kingstown High School Booster Club Evening of Champions committee, we would like to extend a gracious thank you to all of the community businesses, parent volunteers and NK sports enthusiasts who generously supported this More...

Criticize coordinators, not Sen. Reed

I am writing in response to a letter that appeared recently in the Jamestown Press. That letter addressed a recent “community conversation” sponsored by Central Baptist Church. More...

Hooray for the band!

What a wonderful evening! The Jamestown Community Band put on a great performance. They played many intricate arrangements and a lot of work went into this program. I’m sure it was appreciated by all. Barbara West Jamestown More...

Thank a teacher or school leader today

Increasing economic constraints and uncertainty have heightened the challenges confronting our schools and town. The focus of our school community is on meeting these challenges and moving forward. More...

Thanks to all for ‘ART NOW’

The Jamestown Arts Center would like to thank everyone who made the exhibition “ART NOW” at the Jamestown Gallery at 47 Conanicus Ave. such a great event. More...