February 9, 2012 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Your letters are welcome

The Jamestown Press invites readers’ letters about issues of local concern. Letters are limited to 500 words in length and should include a daytime telephone number and address for verifi cation. More...

Ban on plastic bags would help protect bay

With Rhode Island’s miles of coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, our marine environment is a precious resource. More...

Library thankful for donated sound system

On behalf of the trustees of the Jamestown Philomenian Library, the patrons and the staff, I want to express our gratitude to Gary Gagne and Flint Audio for their recent donation and installation of a sound system for use in a variety of programs hel More...

Use bike path money to fix up town’s roads

I just have a few comments concerning an article in last week’s Press, “Surveying for bike path begins next week.” Why is it that when the town or a group of folks want to build something like a bike path, which is supposedly going More...

Earth not warming, wind turbine ‘bad idea’

Recent articles in the Press have featured numerous factual errors about climate change and omitted important facts about the proposed wind turbine. • Statement: The earth is warming. More...

Speed limit on North Main Road not enforced

Dear Mr. Bruce Keiser: I really like living on Jamestown. A beautiful place, it has a wonderful population, friendly and helpful. The town employees are surprisingly pleasant. More...

Fire, police and rescue staff are compassionate

Over the past month I have needed to ask for help from the police, fire and rescue people. Never before have I been put in this situation, and I quickly learned how humbling it is to ask for help. More...