Letters to the Editor

Squibnocket solution was independent one

To the Editor: As the former chairman of the town committee on Squibnocket and as a current Chilmark selectman, I find the front-page story of...

Keep site options in your sights

To the Editor: Tisbury School Building Committee members urged the public to participate in their survey to give them guidance concerning the Tisbury Elementary School....

Airbnb adds to Island’s issues

To the Editor: Full disclosure: I own the Oak Bluffs Inn. I take issue with a recent letter in The Times (May 8, “Airbnb is...

Trying to make sense of it all

To the Editor: I woke up the other morning and opened Facebook, and was confronted by posts concerning the firing of the director of the...

Scrap Paris Accord to fix climate change

To the Editor: Support for the Paris Agreement on climate change signed in December 2015 (“Paris Accord”) was a recurring theme in recent local climate...

What to watch for next

To the Editor: After the vote on Tuesday, the real questions and only questions are, What is the vote for liquor in Tisbury going to...

Stop complaining, start doing

To the Editor: It has been over 40 years since I last wrote a Letter to the Editor (that one was to the “Grapevine,” back...

Sex abuse is confusing mentally, emotionally

To the Editor: Reading The MV Times reporting of the recent childhood rape case can easily lead the reader to conclude that "the alleged victim"...

Airbnb is part of Vineyard tradition

To the Editor: For generations, Martha’s Vineyard’s tapestry of neighborhoods has played host to travelers from across the country and around the world — from...

Ready to grow

To the Editor: Woodside Community Gardens wish to thank Rebecca Gilbert and Randy Ben David, owners of the Native Earth Teaching Farm located in Chilmark,...

Successful event

To the Editor: American Legion Post 257 cannot begin to thank all of those volunteers who came out on Saturday, April 22, to help participate...

Thank you from the family

To the Editor: We’d like to thank Dr. Nieder, the staff of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, and the staff of Windemere for the loving, good care...

Let restaurants enhance offerings

To the Editor: When the voters of Tisbury head to the polls next Tuesday, May 9, we respectfully ask for your support of Question 1,...

Marshard ‘one of the good guys’

To the Editor: I find it hard to believe the BBO will spend its energy looking into the conduct of assistant district attorney Laura...

Four questions, four answers on Question 1

To the Editor: Will allowing the sale of hard liquor in Vineyard Haven make our town richer?  Tisbury finance director Jon Snyder made it...

Get off the slippery alcohol slope

To the Editor: Many cheerleaders for Yes on Question 1 do not live in Tisbury, including a number of businesspeople. Many people who own businesses in...

Track on hold for now

To the Editor: MV@Play has decided to postpone its application before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to give Vineyarders for Grass Fields an opportunity to flesh...

Give patrons a choice

To the Editor: A Yes vote on Question 1 will preserve the quaint character of Tisbury. It will lead to a seamless transition, as restaurants...

Good food, not hard alcohol, attracts customers

To the Editor: I am deeply concerned about the possibility of having hard alcohol in the restaurants, inns, and hotels in Tisbury. I work with...

Keep business in Tisbury

To the Editor: Tisbury voters will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 9th. As Vineyard Haven business owners, we ask you to vote yes...