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A message to Alan Dershowitz

To the Editor: Alan Dershowitz’s statement, “I will continue to represent the most despised and hated clients who most need representation,” is a specious posture...

Services Saturday for John Gibb

John Gibb passed away peacefully on the morning of July 27, 2022, in Falmouth. He was born on June 20, 1956, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Services Sunday for Lynn M. Searle-Strem

Lynn M. Searle-Strem passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on August 1, 2022. Lynn was a deeply beloved mother of two...

Searching for the mysterious ferry service

To the Editor:  So the SSA board thinks Robert Davis walks on water. It appears there must be another vehicle ferry service to the Vineyard...

Another drop in COVID cases

There was another significant drop in the number of reported COVID-19 cases; it dropped to 58 for the period between Sunday, July 24, and...

Clarification: Islanders Write begins at 9 on Monday

In our program for Islanders Write at Featherstone Center for the Arts, the starting time for Monday is incorrect. The first panel  will begin...

Travel alert: Ferry schedules altered

A problem with the MV Gay Head is forcing the Steamship Authority to play musical ferries just ahead of a busy summer weekend.  “Following the...

Dukes County Jail has COVID outbreak

Four inmates at the Dukes County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19, which amounts to one-quarter of the inmate population that was housed at...

Martha’s Vineyard to get $272,000 in grants

Edgartown and Chilmark were among the town’s statewide to be awarded grants through the Seaport Economic Council, according to a press release issued by...

Patricia J. Williams at Islanders Write

Islanders Write is delighted to announce that Patricia J. Williams will be joining Callie Crossley at Islanders Write on Monday, Aug. 1, at 12:15...

Cancel the threat

We really wanted to sit this one out. About two weeks ago, a reader tweeted at us about Alan Dershowitz’s appearance on Newsmax, where...

Islanders Write 2022 Program Guide

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A solution to the dispute

To the Editor: The dispute between Alan Dershowitz, noted constitutional lawyer, and Ebba Hierta, director of the Chilmark Free Library, could easily be resolved by...

There when he needed them

To the Editor: This is a note I should have written months ago, when I was in need of emergency care, which resulted in an...

Mourning the loss of Chester

To the Editor: My spouse David and I wanted to thank the Island community for their love, prayers, and positive thoughts as we navigated the...

Public is watching

To the Editor: It takes a special person to boldly lie when observed by a large group of people. There are others in the public...

Bad plan for Tashmoo

To the Editor:  I am very concerned about the Tisbury harbormaster's plan to use plastic geo-grid to stabilize the volatile parking lot at Tashmoo Beach....

Proactively keep the peace

To the Editor: Who is responsible for enforcing noise violations, including from boaters on Oak Bluffs Harbor? Why are those violations not being enforced proactively?  On...

Withdraw the plan

To the Editor: I write as a response to the recent MV Times article “Trustees leadership responds on OSV and dogs,” by Richard Saltzberg from...