June 2, 2011 RSS feed / Editorial

‘Vote for the warrant that calls for no tax increase’

VIEWPOINT

If you are a taxpayer and you’ve never been to a Financial Town Meeting, make it a point to attend this year’s meeting on Monday, June 6. Your family’s financial future depends on it. More...

Support the council’s recommended budget

VIEWPOINT

This year the Financial Town Meeting will consider the Town Council and School Committee recommended budgets and a warrant by the Taxpayers’ Association of Jamestown to cut $601,350 from those budgets. More...

Financial Town Meeting needs your attention on Monday

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On Monday, June 6, the Financial Town Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lawn Avenue School. Voters should consider attending this important meeting. More...

Scattering Seeds

You probably have confronted a situation where moral courage is needed. It usually arises like this: there is strong, even overwhelming consensus in your peer group, to take some action, or to hold a particular opinion. Yet you are troubled. More...

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A bagpiper was part of the ceremony Monday at Veterans Memorial Square at East Ferry. Photo by Jeff McDonough More...

Fort Getty should be used for affordable housing

VIEWPOINT

Rarely does one get to sit back and look at a resource as large as Fort Getty and get a chance to think through long-term opportunities. It’s a process fraught with many competing interests, ideas and possibilities accompanied by change. More...