August 19, 2010 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

R.I. should copy Maine noise law

While vacationing in Maine, I read this interesting piece in the Aug. 1 Maine Sunday Telegram by Bill Nemitz, which reminded me of Tania Biddle’s letter to you last year, “Stop noise on Narragansett Ave.” More...

Assembly not experts on maritime activities

Recently, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed a bill requiring a clearance of no less than 30 feet under the bridges in Narragansett Bay. More...

More than ‘disgusted’ at council’s behavior

I am more than “shocked and disgusted.” I am outraged that four guys on the Town Council would publicly humiliate Ellen Winsor, the lone female! Why? Is it because she’s a female? More...

Another season of summer music ends

The Jamestown Summer Concert Series just wrapped up its 23rd consecutive season this past Sunday at East Ferry Veteran’s Memorial Square with a concert by our very own Jamestown Community Band. More...

Local florist much appreciated

My daughter was married on July 24 and we were lucky enough to have used a Jamestown florist, The Secret Garden, for the Newport wedding. David, the owner, gave us the most beautiful flowers for the wedding that we could have ever imagined. More...

Great success with annual art show

Several months ago, I was asked to chair the Conanicut Island Art Association’s 36th Annual Art Show, recently held from August 11-15 at the rec center. More...

No wind, but plenty of foolish fun

On behalf of the Jamestown Yacht Club I would like to thank everyone who made the 33rd Annual Fools’ Rules Regatta another roaring success. The day was warm and beautiful despite of the lack of a breeze. More...

What about ‘wind spires’?

I read with continuing interest, the article in the Aug. 12 issue of the Press, “Turbine questions await answers,” regarding the “updated picture of the potential impacts on the town,” of the proposed wind turbine project. More...

Knitters can start now for fall giving

Last year there were 30 baskets given to Jamestown residents at Thanksgiving time. Each basket contained necessary items for people in need. This year, I think it would be nice if each recipient receives a scarf for the coming winter. More...