June 3, 2010 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Don’t stay home on June 7

Having spent a glorious Sunday walking at Ft. Getty and picnicking at Mackerel Cove, I thought I should offer my opinion regarding next week’s Financial Town Meeting. More...

Support budget and attend the FTM

The Town Council has approved the recommended budget for Fiscal Year 2010-2011, which will be voted on at our annual Financial Town Meeting on June 7. More...

Taxpayer warrants won’t hurt education

As a mother of two young school-aged children, I would like to reassure all parents that the recent warrants filed by two members of our Taxpayer’s Association of Jamestown do not propose nor suggest that recommended school budget cuts of $115 More...

Say no to warrants concerning library

A substantial number of warrants have been submitted to the June 7 Financial Town Meeting, which call for significant reductions in the municipal and school budgets. More...

We must be doing something right

For probably only the second time in my 31 years of living in Jamestown, I will miss the Financial Town Meeting this Monday. More...

Veteran’s remarks were ‘outstanding’

The American Legion Post and the VFW picked a winner for their speaker at last Monday’s Memorial Day commemorative Veterans Square ceremonies at East Ferry. More...

FTM decisions will affect our well-being

In recent days, my girls have been battling an illness that’s going around their kindergarten classes. It is manifested by several days of extremely high fevers – 101, 102, 103. More...

Turbine experiments are a bad idea

In my opinion, as a taxpayer and electric customer, I do not want to get stuck with higher utility rates, higher taxes and mandatory funding expenditures subsidizing wind turbine generator experiments at this scale in Jamestown. More...

ACO is a ‘valuable service’

The Animal Control Officer Cathy and an officer responded promptly to a call for help when we had a raccoon on our deck Sunday, May 30, in the afternoon. More...

Think before putting a turbine at Ft. Getty

Ft. Getty is Jamestown’s only town park; it is a place for picnics and camping and water-based activities. The views are pristine and historic. During the summer months, the park is used extensively. More...

Grateful for Memorial Day celebration

Thanks to all responsible for our Memorial Day celebration. Never have the acoustics been so fine, the band so inspiring, the bugles especially so poignant and synchronized playing taps, topped off by the blessings of the clergy. More...