February 16, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Scattering Seeds

The truth sometimes does come out. Not always, but sometimes.  Many believe that court trials are intended to find the truth. That certainly is a desirable objective. More...

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Expand RITBA duties and keep the tolls affordable

The tolls on the Newport Pell Bridge will increase this summer unless the General Assembly acts to expand the scope of the Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority.  More...

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Risks are too great to build wind turbine at Taylor Point

Harley Lee’s article in the Feb. 2 edition of the Press presents an incomplete analysis of the economics of the proposed wind tower. More...

This Week In Island History

Week of February 16   The news of 10 and 15 years ago is from the Jamestown Press. The news of 100 years ago came from the collection of the Newport Historical Society.   100 years ago  More...

Do we really need police on the water?

A new debate opened this week on whether Jamestown needs police officers to accompany the harbormaster on the water.  At its monthly meeting the Jamestown Harbor Commission approved Police Chief Ed Mello’s request for $2,000 to pay for a p More...