Letters to the Editor

Company’s coming; clean up

To the Editor: So, Edgartown has voted to expand the dump . The joke’s on us: The dump has already expanded —  it includes the...

Vibrancy or vitality?

To the editor: I’d like to address Question 1 on the ballot for Tisbury’s election day, May 9, 2017, which would allow restaurants to expand...

Please support Chilmark beer and wine sales

To the Editor: Please consider a yes vote on Article 11 at the annual town meeting on Monday, April 24, allowing restaurants with seating of...

Support an Island housing bank

To the Editor: I have been involved with various efforts to create affordable housing for more than 10 years, but the need far exceeds locally...

Stand up for the people

To the Editor: Within a blue state or a red state, even within a congressional district, there will be differences of opinion. Regardless of those...

Why change Owen Park?

To the Editor: Tisbury residents, be aware: Plans are in the works to completely change Owen Park. It will be done in phases; the first...

Don’t expand alcohol availability

To the Editor: The "war on drugs" began in the Nixon administration, and yet alcohol, a potent and misused drug, is not included in this...

Vote for full liquor licenses in Vineyard Haven

To the Editor: To speak of Vineyard Haven’s Main Street is to also speak of Beach Street, Water Street, Beach Road, State Road, and the...

Support our police, and one another

To the Editor: We are a small community on an Island. That makes us different from many other communities. One of the qualities that makes...

Remember Passover, and check schedules

To the Editor: I was surprised to read Megan Alley's town column in the April 6 issue of The Martha’s Vineyard Times. It seems that...

Kudos to Ralph Packer

To the Editor: Kudos to Ralph Packer for making a noticeable improvement to the Beach Road walking experience. Last week I saw some guys cleaning up...

Chilmark, please support Article 11

To the Editor: On April 24, Chilmark is voting to allow the sale of beer and wine in restaurants. We are writing as year-round Islanders...

Please support maintenance for Tisbury COA

To the Editor: The voters at Tisbury annual town meeting on April 25 will be asked to vote on two warrant articles to appropriate and...

Return the gates

To the Editor: Recently someone stole gates from one of the fences on the Agricultural Society property. The Ag Society has an extra supply of...

‘Plastic is forever’

To the Editor: I thought I knew everything I needed to know about the plastics that are in our oceans until I saw the Jo...

Weigh in now on Tisbury School options

To the Editor: Voters of Tisbury, we have many big decisions to make regarding the town's future. The new school is the biggest decision our...

Transparency, openness are library administrators’ goals

To the Editor: As director of the West Tisbury library, I am happy to see that there are citizens of our town who care enough...

‘Hard liquor is unnecessary’

To the Editor: When I was young, I had a friend who would say, "What's one more drink going to do?" Later, stumbling out of...

On the Yellow House

To the Editor: Is this just a matter of standards, maintenance, or aesthetics, or something more? The answer is more, much more. Everyone may have a...

Halls: Please don’t take the Yellow House

To the Editor: On behalf of the Hall family, the equity owners of the Yellow House property, I ask you to come to town meeting...