June 14, 2012 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Association’s concerns ‘disregarded, ignored’

Like every year past, the budget process in Jamestown concludes when the Town Council presents a proposed budget to the voters of Jamestown for approval, modifications and public discussion – also known as the Financial Town Meeting. More...

Turbines cause health problems in Falmouth

As further evidence that landbased wind turbines can cause health problems for people living in close proximity of a wind turbine, the following recent events occurred in Falmouth, Mass. More...

Motorcycle helmet law needed in state

As a former resident of – and frequent visitor to – Jamestown, I have followed with interest the controversy regarding enforcement of the seat-belt law. It seems to me that we may be missing an important point. More...

Magellan was first, not Capt. James Cook

The first circumnavigation of the globe was carried out by the Magellan expedition between 1519 and 1522, and not by James Cook as stated in the story about the finding of the wreck of the Endeavour (Long-lost ship Endeavor located,” June 7). More...

Thanks for helping with pasta supper

Troop 1 of Jamestown would like to acknowledge the generosity of our community sponsors who supported our recent pasta supper: More...

Money still needed for July’s firework display

For the uninitiated, the Jamestown Rocket ’hogs are an organization with one purpose: to raise money for our town’s annual Independence Day fireworks display. This year is no different. More...

Teachers should not be seen as ‘fast trackers’

As the 2011-12 academic year comes to an end, the Jamestown Teachers’ Association executive board and the Jamestown Teachers’ Association negotiating committee would like to express our gratitude to the many citizens who are supporting ou More...