To the Editor: With the advent of the winter solstice, we truly become, in the words of the late (?) Count Dracula, “Children of the Night.” Our sunset on the December 21 is at 4:13 pm. This is because we are at the extreme eastern edge of the Eastern Time Zone. If we were in […]
To the Editor: In passing last week, the person that delivers our fresh produce from off Island told me how despicable it is that people who come to pick up free food are driving nice cars. And me, being me, said, “The food pantry doesn’t discriminate need based on what vehicle a person drives.” Stereotypes […]
Spending on health care in Massachusetts is 36 percent higher than the national average.
Town officials said with no major snags, the renovated library and the new police station are on budget.
A new full-time officer and two special officers will help the department cover all its shifts.
New emergency response vehicles, seasonal EMTS and traffic officers, and decorative flowers and plantings are among the requests.
The additional funds come from real estate deed recording fees collected by the state.
When the weather warms up and the fish return to Martha’s Vineyard waters, the pier should be ready.
Corinn Sees is a year-round Islander who loves to read as much as she loves to write.