Yearly Archives: 2011

At Large: Here’s debate with no winners

Every news report about the arrest of drug distributors who cultivate, manufacture, or import their products for sale on Martha's Vineyard leads to a debate among many readers.

It’s a democracy, and you need to get to work

A functioning democracy requires the participation of its citizens.

Martha’s Vineyard High School science fair is Saturday

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's 12th annual science fair takes place on Saturday, Feb.

Justice system is doing its job well

Your latest edition reports on an individual, Richard Morris, with three pending criminal cases in Edgartown, now being held without bail, and posits on the Editorial Page (Feb.

Surveillance pictures help police locate craigslist scam suspect

Edgartown Police have identified and located a man they believe is responsible for defrauding at least two people of $2,920 each, using a phony Craigslist classified advertisement.

West Tisbury

Sunday's Super Bowl was exciting, but not as exciting for me as seeing baseball players tossing a ball around the diamond across the street.

Oak Bluffs

Wasn't in great to see some ground free of snow after the rains of last weekend? It was rather startling to hear the crashes of thunder and then the winds blowing so hard through the night, but it did a great clean-up job.

Alternatives to turbines

If wind turbines and 150-foot towers were the only clean alternative energy methods available to Islanders, I would accept and live with their added noise and visual degradation as an essential part of green energy, but they are not.


Congratulations to Ralph Stewart.

The gift of meditation

Laura Wainwright has written a thoughtful piece ("