June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Letters to the Editor

Banning plastic bags has other global ramifications

To the editor:  The town council is considering whether to ban plastic bags as has been done in other bay-area communities.  On the surface, this would seem to be a fairly simple matter: It’s clear that plastic bags are harmful to mar More...

Not sure why solar array project is needed in town

To the editor:  I would have preferred the article in the May 25 paper explained (perhaps again) why this solar array is being so aggressively pursued.  More...

Just vote “no” June 5 on South Pond dam repairs

To the editor:  Jamestown Water and Sewer customers know their bills are spiraling out of control, making the cost of water here a burden for many. More...

Whitehouse using scare tactics regarding sea rise

To the editor:  Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse in his May 18, 2017 article “Not too late to stop dangerous sea rise” does all he can to scare readers.   More...

Possums could help island eradicate deer tick issue

To the editor:  A natural predator of ticks are possums. They love this tasty treat. We should somehow fill the island with these wonderful marsupials. They have a robust immune system and are about eight times less likely to carry rabies.  More...