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A Santa success

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all the donors and volunteers that made our annual Breakfast with Santa a great success.

President Obama has him confused

To the Editor: Am I the only one confused? President Obama spent most of his campaign and the last two years of his administration "Bush bashing," stating, more or less, that we are in this mess because of the previous eight years of George W.

No time to be complacent

The most recent 2009 State of the First Amendment report of the First Amendment Center in Washington is, as most of its predecessors have been, disappointing.


Well, I finally got to see some snow, but I had to go all the way to Chicago to see it.

Well trained and compassionate caregivers

On a Monday, a few weeks ago, my wife took me to the Martha's Vineyard Hospital Emergency Room with what I thought were lingering flu symptoms.

So many have helped

I hope a simple thank you will express my appreciation to all the people who have helped me during the last nine weeks.

Demand up, donations down

Thank you for your kind article about the Family to Family Program (December 8, 2010).

Oak Bluffs

Can you believe the temperatures got to the low fifties this week? Take a deep breath because by the time you read this it will be hat, scarf, and mitten weather again.

Marjorie G. Masek

Marjorie Gibbon Masek, 70, died at her Vineyard Haven home after a long illness on Sunday, December 12, 2010.

Misbehaving Desserts at Offshore Ale

After a good meal and some suds to wash it down, Offshore Ale Company in Oak Bluffs now offers a sweet finish with desserts made fresh daily on the premises by local Vineyard baker Leslie Hewson.


Christmas is next Saturday and I really haven't done much of anything about it.

West Tisbury

December feels like the shortest month of the year.


Despite the strong winds and heavy rain on Sunday night we enjoyed a delightful party in Chilmark — the Times Christmas Party.

Address for Family-to-Family Program donations

An article published on December 9, "Neighbors help feed neighbors on Martha's Vineyard," did not include a mailing address for donations.


Let's see, what's the hot scoop this week? It certainly hasn't been the temperature.

Diverse food and sustainability

On Friday, December 10, communities around the world celebrated local and sustainable food for the second annual Terra Madre Day, organized by Slow Food International.

A success

Last evening, the Martha's Vineyard/Dukes County Fishermen's Association's first fundraising event exceeded our expectations, by far.

Where do we fit?

Much has been said about bullying, but there is a social dynamic surrounding the bully that actually makes it possible for the bully to succeed.

Edgartown library design committee chairman resigns

Chris Scott, the chairman of the Edgartown library design committee, resigned that job, effective at once, with his surprise announcement at the beginning of the committee's December 10 meeting.