July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Paddleboard rentals open a can of worms

I was dismayed to read that there will be a rental enterprise at Mackerel Cove. I don’t think having any commercial rental enterprise at the beach is a good idea. More...

Contributions needed for community band

“Here comes the band!” Your Jamestown Community Band is conducting one of its periodic fundraisers. More...

Horse manure should be picked up at beach

I was at Head’s Beach on July 17 at about 5 p.m. taking our old lab for a walk. When I got out of the car, there were two women riding horses down on the main part of the beach, just as you walk through the gate. More...

Thanks for making fundraiser a success

On behalf of the women’s group at St. Mark Church, we would like to thank everyone for making our pies and purses fundraiser such a success. We raised $2,000 for the Oklahoma tornado victims. We will sell the remaining purses at our annual St. More...

Why do motorcyclists still not wear helmets?

I can’t believe in this day and age motorcyclists still choose not to wear helmets. The excuses about rights and freedoms are ridiculous. In many states I have the “right” to text and drive. More...

Longtime visitor isn’t welcomed to island

This weekend I visited my sister in Jamestown with my 87-year-old mother. The concert was playing on the square Sunday and grandma decided to take her granddaughter’s dog down for a walk. More...

Thanks for thoughts during recent illness

I would like to thank all the Jamestown rescue volunteers who transported me during my recent illness. Also, a thank you for all the cards, warm wishes and generous thoughts. Last but not least, a big thanks for my surprise 90th birthday party. More...