The reason for the shutdown

To the Editor: I want to make sure all my friends on the Island know why the government shutdown occurred. The House of Representatives sent four government funding bills to the Senate. In supporting the will of the people, these bills tried to tie defunding or delaying the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Opinion polls have […]

It’s not just about income

To the Editor: I am moved to write this by an article in The Times last week about the difficulties associated with providing a winter rental [Winter rentals are not for everyone, October 2]. An unstated presupposition was that of course a property owner should seek to maximize income, and obviously the way to do […]