Yearly Archives: 2012

Garden Notes: New Year hopes for health, happiness on Martha’s Vineyard

We can practice the lesson of Epiphany: seeking and searching to fan the small flame of hope and mercy, and turning to the Light.

Minor impropriety

To the Editor:In regards to your recent article, Payment for Christmas decorations must change in Edgartown, we need to be reminded that the use of public office for private gain is nothing new for Michael Donoroma.

Thankyou from Hospice of MV

In this time of giving and remembering, I wish to thank the many community members who have created and maintained the organization where I work.

A Christmas star

Merry Christmas to Jane Chandler, owner of the Beach House in Vineyard Haven.

Let the police serve

Just watched the NRA statement on the television today.

Guns for militia members only

To the Editor:This I believe: Whoever takes it upon himself individually to carry an armed weapon is, by definition, violating the Constitution of the United States, specifically the Second Amendment, and should be punished by the proper authorities for doing so because, as the amendment requires, he has not shown that he is part of a well regulated militia.

Let the Newtown parents lead

Vice President Joe Biden's panel to study gun violence should include all the parents of the children killed in the recent, horrible school shooting.

Gun laws are not the equal of security

In reading some recent Letters to the Editor, I had to reflect upon the existing gun laws of the state of Massachusetts, which already require that purchasers or possessors of firearms be licensed, that guns are registered at the point of sale, are required to be in locked cabinets or have trigger locks, and unfit individuals are and have always been barred from becoming licensed.

Stop the crazy spending

Regarding the article on the school budget [Chilmark officials say 'Wow' to school costs hike, December 20], I'm really curious as to why the superintendent of schools would need a plush new $3 to $5 million office.

A benefit road race, farmers market, and school break camp

On January 1, kick off the New Year with a 5K run and walk around Oak Bluffs.