April 12, 2012 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Let state know that teachers ‘deserve a break’

Last week’s Jamestown Press carried a full-page ad drawing attention to the 30 percent of Jamestown schoolteachers who received layoff notifications. More...

Donations needed to upgrade play area

Now that spring is here, thoughts for many of us turn to going outside for recreational activities. More...

Thanks for help with library’s book sale

On behalf of myself and the trustees of the Jamestown Philomenian Library, I want to thank all the people who made our spring book sale a great success! The book sale ran on March 31 and April 1. More...

Too many problems to approve turbine

The latest cost projections presented at a recent Town Council meeting still leave me baffled as to why the council seems to be heading toward approval of the wind turbine, even to the point of generating a request for proposal. More...

Council should listen to taxpayers’ opinions

So, what’s up with the majority of our Town Council members and Fort Getty? That is the question I keep asking myself since they first addressed the Fort Getty RV problem and what should be done with it. More...

Assistant harbormaster better idea than police

Upon returning to Rhode Island after three months in Florida and catching up on back issues of the Jamestown Press, what was the town thinking when it authorized $2,000 to have a police officer accompany the harbormaster? More...