Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

We know about deer tick virus

To the Editor: Karl Nelson (Feb. 2, Letter to the Editor, “A new tick-borne threat”) obtained some incomplete information, or misconstrued what he was told. There...

Keep playing-field pressure off students

To the Editor: This letter was sent to the commissioners and staff of Martha’s Vineyard Commission. Thank you for the thoughtfully run LUPC meeting this week....

No more moped accidents

To the Editor: I drove a tour bus for many years, and watched in horror as irresponsible idiots on mopeds darted in and out of...

Follow the moped bylaw

To the Editor: My family and I have been longtime Island visitors for several weeks every summer. As well as driving, we ride our bicycles...

Expanding safety for LGBTQ youth

To the Editor: Last month I was privileged to participate in a meeting of the Massachusetts Commission on Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Youth...

Founding Fathers on immigration

  To the Editor: There are some misconceptions today about the nature of our responsibilities for peoples or nations that seek refuge or to assimilate into...

Time to act on mopeds

To the Editor: This letter was sent to the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen. I have been coming to the meetings regarding the issue of moped...

Unlicensed businesses, unlicensed drivers

To the Editors: A rental car has just plowed into a tree. There are serious, life-altering injuries to the passenger; screaming, blood everywhere, she is...

Say no to artificial turf

To the Editor: This letter was sent to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. We live in a world suffocating in plastic and its manufacturing emissions. Our land...

Beach apartheid

To the Editor: I was encouraged to read the article about eighty-some-odd people from West Tisbury showing up at the West Tisbury library to learn...