March 1, 2012 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Chief: Police on bay helps build relationships

Recently, I have requested that the Harbor Management Commission fund a program, which would allow for a police officer to patrol the Jamestown waters along with the harbormasters on a very limited basis. More...

Thanks to everyone who helped find dog

We would like to thank the entire Jamestown community for pitching in and helping to locate our dog, Ceili. She was lost for more than a day and was eventually found in good shape in a bunker at Fort Getty. More...

Turbine is not a need, therefore it’s too risky

The debate about the Jamestown wind turbine project should not revolve around the desirability of increasing renewable energy in the United States – most people think it is desirable. More...

Ships have sunk in Jamestown waters

The Feb. 16 Press article about the marine archeological project and the British ships sitting on the bottom across the bay is most interesting (“Sunken British ships are focus of Newport archaeology project”). More...

Police presence on bay would be a good thing

Are you kidding me? I do not know about you but I would rather be over tested and alive than under tested and dead. Drunk driving and speeding kill innocent people, on land and on the sea. More...

Fort Getty will be on council’s next agenda

Fort Getty returns to the Town Council’s agenda on Monday, March 5, with the report on the economics of the park by Landworks Collaborative, the consultant hired by the town for this purpo se. More...

Solar panels would be better than turbine

Years ago we removed a chronically troublesome diesel generator from our sailboat – too noisy, too smelly, too many repairs, too much maintenance. More...

Harbormaster, USCG should control the bay

The editorial in the Feb. 18 edition of the Jamestown Press asked the question, “Do we need a police officer to accompany the harbormaster when he is on duty?” My answer is “no.” We have a harbormaster and the U.S. More...

Turbine consultant should tell both sides

After reading several of Mr. Harvey Lee’s articles it has become clear that he may have been hired as a consultant but I feel it was more to be the leader of a propaganda campaign. I am not a proponent of this wind turbine at all. More...

Taxpayers should see entire school budget

The School Committee budget article that appeared in the Feb. 23 issue of the Jamestown Press (“School board Oks $12 million budget”) is of interest to me. More...