To the Editor: For those who have children who attend the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, I”m sure you’ll agree that the absolute best time for construction companies and/or the Oak Bluffs Public Works Department to send a huge piece of equipment ambling over County Road toward the high school is right around 7:20 to […]
To the Editor: In response to “Coping” [At Large, November 27] well, my birthday was on Thanksgiving this year. It passed like any other day without pause for celebration. As a child, I looked forward to the Thanksgiving feast. My mother would prepare a bountiful feast — a Butterball turkey with all the fixin’s and […]
To the Editor: I’ll admit it, my wife and I are wash ashores. The first time that we saw the village of Vineyard Haven,19 years ago, we fell in love with the dynamic harbor scene, the lovely village center, and the waterfront “summer homes.” A few years later, we realized that all of that wasn’t […]
To the Editor: You may have seen the News in Brief article in last week’s MV Times regarding NSTAR’s spraying of herbicides under the power lines in Tisbury, at the end of Lake Street. I have lived on Lake Street for 25 years. A few years ago, I went to pick up my mail at […]
To the Editor: If you read The Times last week, you learned that the Vineyard Nursing Association is having financial difficulties[New federal rules harm VNA and many of its patients, November 26]. The simple truth is that, without a reserve or an endowment, we have operated for most of our 30-year history on the narrowest […]
To the Editor: As a senior at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High school, I was truly appalled by the article [Healthier snacks trim revenues in high school budget, November 21] recently published about the lunch system at the high school. If you eat just one meal in the MVRHS cafeteria, you’ll see that kids didn’t stop […]
To the Editor: Local merchants always seem to be complaining that they are not getting sufficient business from locals. They complained that purchases from Amazon were tax free of the sales tax, and now through the efforts of the retailers, we are all subject to this tax. Yet, the trucks of UPS and Federal Express […]
Let’s try to connect the dots between a new book on public health policy, a promising new program at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, and some numbers from a century-old Edgartown annual town report. First, the book. In “The American Health Care Paradox,” by Dr. Elizabeth Bradley, director of the Global Health Leadership Institute at Yale University, […]
The Steamship Authority’s vision is to do what it has always done, as it has always done it, to do it where it has always done it, to do more of it, and to deflect efforts by its transportation partners in Vineyard Haven and Woods Hole that might lead it to consider new strategies in new places.
The real imaginative opportunity is to find a way to flush the Bernier poison pill and allow the lot to be sold by IHT for commercial purposes (parking perhaps) — but not to Stop & Shop, if Mr.