Just wait a few minutes

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 […]

On the Vineyard, into the light

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 […]

Support our neighbors

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 […]

NSTAR spraying – any thoughts

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 […]

Healthy, maybe, but inedible

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 […]

Soundings: This season of giving

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, […]