The nicest surprise

To the Editor: My husband, Ronnee, just turned 80 years old. We wondered how our fire department knew about that, because two very fine firemen arrived at our door on Saturday bearing a large basket of Thanksgiving goodies, including a huge fat, frozen turkey. It was truly magic. It was the nicest surprise we could […]

Making a difference for the Y

To the Editor: In the spirit of being thankful for what we have and having the opportunity to give back to our community that sustains us here on the Vineyard, I wanted to share our appreciation for the YMCA of MV, as they are in the midst of their annual campaign. There are some great […]

Hardship endures for so many

To the Editor: You would think that on the privileged island of Martha’s Vineyard there could not be poverty and hunger. But Betty Burton’s Thanksgiving appeal [Family to Family, November 21] in the MV Times took me way back to my childhood, when food was all we thought about most of the time. It also […]

IHT schools Stop & Shop company

To the Editor: On behalf of the Island Housing Trust, I would like to offer the following recommendations to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission members regarding Stop & Shop Supermarket Company’s proposal in downtown Vineyard Haven. As a neighbor, the Island Housing Trust has the following concerns. The Island Housing Trust owns the property directly abutting […]