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. Coast Guard to provide services on Narragansett Bay. Let these people do their jobs.
What authority would a Jamestown Police officer have on Narragansett Bay? Has the Coast Guard requested that a police officer accompany the harbormaster while he is on duty? With people out of work and money tight, this is not a time to increase the town’s budget.