Tisbury could do better

To the Editor: The town of Tisbury has done a great job on all the back street sidewalks, also Main Street and State Road sidewalks. However I find it odd that the much walked areas between Boch’s lot and the gas station opposite the Net Result, on Beach Road, and Net Result to Five Corners, […]

Rapid response

To the Editor: Wow. Gratitude and thanks for the rapid response when a plume of smoke appeared at the electrical wiring junction to the outside of our house on Saturday afternoon. Within moments of my call to the Sheriff’s Department, Scott and then Tim from the Tisbury Police appeared. Jimmy Rogers and Russ from the […]

Your help is needed

To the Editor: Vineyard Youth Tennis is in the middle of its first fundraising campaign for its scholarship and activities fund. Over the past five years, VYT has contributed more than $30,000 to deserving children to attend off-Island tennis camps, contributed to graduating high school seniors to help with college expenses, and has brought in […]

Make things better

To the Editor: Now that we are in the new year, let’s think about how to make things different and better for living in Vineyard Haven in the summer. Let’s get a discussion going about traffic mitigation measures. Here are some thoughts: It would require some study, but could we fit a roundabout at Five […]

The original ‘dog whisperer’

To the Editor: The Island lost the original “dog whisperer” when George “Sonny” Jackson died. Sonny was the owner of Shady Oak Kennels, and at the time it was the only boarding and dog grooming business on the Island. I was a couple of years out of high school, with no clue as to what […]

Praise for a reading program

To the Editor: This is to let other parents know about a new reading program that is coming to Martha’s Vineyard. About 35 Vineyard families have participated in this. For the second year, it is being brought to Martha’s Vineyard to save families the commute to Norwell. We used this reading program for our daughter. […]