Monthly Archives: February 2013
I picked up a tick on our vacation to the Vineyard this year.
A few thoughts.
I've lived in my neighborhood for 19 years.
Nancy Langman's essay [Essay : Looking for the core of violence, and treating it] in The Martha's Vineyard Times of January 10, regarding gun violence in the schools, which suggested we work on the causes of violence instead of having armed guards, was the most intelligent piece of writing I've read so far on the subject.
As members of the clergy affiliated with St Andrew's Episcopal Church in Edgartown, we deem it important publicly to state our strong support for legislative measures, currently being considered and debated, that would address the obvious need for enhanced safety and protection of all people in relation to gun violence.
After the incident in which a special education student was suspended for an incident involving an extra lunch, for which no apology or explanation was provided, once again the supervisors and administration never fail to surprise me with newer, more ludicrous ideas about education.
Forgive me if I appear unreasonable to you, but I find your unbendable opinion [Editorial : A disservice to community, school, and students, January 31] that, "[i]t is not possible for a reasonable person to understand in relative terms the philosophy behind the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's administrative reaction to two youngsters who have misbehaved," to be, well, unreasonable.
The West Tisbury Mill Pond is a biological treasure.
I am writing to thank the West Tisbury selectmen for sponsoring that very informative forum [West Tisbury forum airs competing visions for Mill Pond, January 31] on the Mill Pond.
On Wednesday, January 30, close to 40 people attended the West Tisbury Selectmen's Forum on the future of the Mill Pond.
During the last election, seven out of 10 people in the state of Massachusetts voted to decriminalize marijuana and legalize it for medicinal use.
In late fall, when the long-range forecasts of winter weather began to appear, they ran the gamut from cold and snowy to variable and...
Notwithstanding selectman Richard Knabel's disgruntlement [Muddying the Mill Pond Issue, January 31 Letters to the Editor] at the prospect of yet another discussion of what to do with the Mill Pond, his fellow selectmen were wise to endorse the forum.
Computing the rate would be easy enough.
The lighthouse must be moved within the next couple of years if it is to be saved, according to experts.
An enthusiastic crowd enjoyed a rousing show Friday night at The Oak Bluffs School's 15th Annual Talent Show.
Record collector turns part of his 78 collection into one of the best historic albums of the year.
The man tapped for the job is now the director of the Framingham planning board and has a long Vineyard connection.
The Vineyarders played ferocious team defense and drove to the hoop at will in a resounding 88-46 home win over Coyle Cassidy.
Islanders are able to enjoy a much more intimate connection with nature than most, and we are appreciative.