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Chris Fried


Not high enough

To the Editor: Your March 20 photo and report  about jacking up MV Marina (on Lagoon Pond Road) deserves greater explanation. True, the new pilings...

What about “green” building for Stop & Shop

To the Editor: Despite the many Stop & Shop hearings over the past few months, little has been said about the proposed new building's contribution...

Your voice matters

To the Editor: I oppose U.S. military action in Syria. Military action will not stop the killing or bring those responsible for the use of...

Do it yourself peace messaging

Thanks to the patriotism and courage of people lining the route of Edgartown's July 4th parade, the Martha's Vineyard Peace Council had many marchers this year.

A better route

After yet another rejection at town meeting, it seems clear to me that Tisbury voters do not want the connector road.

It begins with the plans

I agree with what Nis Kildegaard said last week [Soundings: The high cost of cheap, March 7] about failed Vineyard school buildings — those with burst pipes, high energy bills, etc.

Yes on Questions 4 and 5

Remember the petitions we approved last spring at our six town meetings? They stated "that (1) corporations are not entitled to the constitutional rights of human beings, and (2) both Congress and the states may place limits on political contributions and political spending.

Just lucky

I was pleased to learn, in your August 30 issue [More cyclists spinning their wheels safely on the Vineyard] that there were fewer bicycle injuries this summer.

His wish list

I gave the following to Rep.

Stop funding the wars

This is a copy of a letter I have written to Senator John F.

Existential threat

"Most of us just don't get it," says the Friends Committee for National Legislation (FCNL).

Time’s wasted by wind opponents. We need ideas.

"Where's the beef" was the clever phrase of an advertisement years ago.

Let’s move on bike safety

I am very upset by the death of bicyclist Dina Dececca.

Wiser and less expensive

Your June 3 editorial, "A high price for a modest contribution," falls short of telling the complete story about generating electricity with wind turbines vs.


To the Editor: The title of your Martha's Vineyard Commission energy policy article (on page 6 of your December 24 issue) misleads your readers. Admittedly,...