Letters to the Editor

You don’t pull the ladder up

I had the opportunity to attend, for the first time, the largest and oldest parade in the country, the New York St. Patrick’s Day...

Meritocracy for the Airport Commission

To the Editor: I was saddened by Christine Todd's letter (March 8, “Leaving the Airport Commission”). I most certainly recognize and appreciate Christine's hard work,...

Our look at STEAM

To the Editor: As parents of two kindergartners at the Chilmark School, we didn't know what to expect when attending the school's STEAM night on...

Precautionary Principle for turf discussion

To the Editor: While The MV Times March 16 editorial “Turf wars” leads with a thoughtful summary of the debate, the logic used to justify...

Red Stocking Fund reports, thanks all for a wonderful Christmas

  To the Editor: The Red Stocking Fund knows that it takes an Island to help families in need during the Christmas season. Once again, we...

MV NAACP on Representative Fernandes

To the Editor: The members of the Martha's Vineyard NAACP would like to respond to the article in the Cape Cod Times regarding insensitive remarks...

Oak Bluffs town hall is in terrible condition

To the Editor: Votes at town meeting and at the ballot box are important to the life and character of every town. One such critical...

‘Questionable journalistic license’

To the Editor: I am writing to admonish The MV Times for creating its own title for a letter I wrote last week concerning public...

You may say he’s a dreamer, but he’s not the only...

To the Editor: These days there is so much going on to cause fear, worry, anger. It's so easy to feel hopeless about our personal,...

‘Trumpty Dumpty’

To the Editor: Trumpty Dumpty sits on the Mall, Trumpty Dumpty sends out tweets that appall, All the White House men and the Congress Repubs Cannot keep this...

Support the arts, and the NEA

To the Editor: If you know me, it is probably through your kid or your aging parent. I work as an artist educator, bringing creative...

Everyday environmentalist for turf fields

To the Editor: As I stand on the sidelines, as I have done for the past 11 years, watching my daughters pursue their dreams, I...

We don’t need an emergency coordinator

To the Editor: Regarding the article about the snowstorm causing some confusion and power outages (March 8, “February blizzard exposed disarray in Island emergency management”):...

Rabbit slaughter was disturbing

  To the Editor: We were so disappointed to see the article and photographs celebrating the slaughter of rabbits and lamenting the ending of the “pleasures”...

Wind power isn’t as clean as you think

To the Editor: What the companies building wind-power projects south of Martha’s Vineyard don’t tell the public about is the destruction of fish habitat. These...

Never mind hiring visa workers, hire local students

To the Editor: With the midterm break, I came home from college to the Vineyard to see if I could secure a job for the...

Share the beach

To the Editor: Eric Albert’s commendable efforts to challenge the prevailing orthodoxy of the town of West Tisbury’s policy of denying public walk-on access to...

Questions for the Beach Road SUP meeting, Thursday

To the Editor: These are questions for the meeting at Tisbury Town Hall Thursday, March 9, at 4:30 pm, regarding a 75 percent completion plan...

Coming together on the issues we face

To the Editor: On Saturday, March 4, I was delighted to host a regional policy summit focused on local priorities for Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard,...

Commit to fixing the housing shortage now

To the Editor: The housing production plans recently created by the All-Island Planning Board in conjunction with the Martha’s Vineyard Commission cannot be left to...