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What trees?

I am a fellow lowly minion like Steve Bernier, although I'm a native Islander who doesn't own $10,320,400 In Island real estate.

Not so new

In the few times I've needed to cross the new Lagoon Pond Drawbridge so far this spring, I have but one thing to say: New House, same furniture.

Where did the yes signs go?

I thought that America was the land of democracy and that people's beliefs and opinions were protected, to be accepted and respected by everybody.

Island Alpaca’s Shearing Day

Island Alpaca's third annual Shearing Day attracted quite a crowd on Saturday.

Thanks, and a reminder

The purpose of this letter is to show my appreciation for the protection of open spaces, the maintenance of wildlife habitats, and the beautiful setting that has been established on our small Island.

Dirty tricks

This is probably a case of too little too late, but I believe there has been an assault on democracy here in Vineyard Haven.

Announcements

Jacqueline Menton of Tisbury was named to the Headmaster's List of the second trimester of the 2009-2010 academic year at Falmouth Academy.

Church/state not the issue

In James Sepanara's letter of April 22 ("Church/state, no divide,") he left the impression that the town had decided to spend taxpayers' money to support the functions and missions of the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury.

Real Estate Transactions

April 16, Terry Ann Morse sold 43 State Rd.

Betty Honey

If you wanted to catch Betty you had to call by 7:30 in the morning, before she was out and about with her daily schedule.

WellFest

Islanders and visitors engage in a wide variety of holistic modalities such as acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic medicine, energy healing, massage therapy, naturopathic medicine, Pilates, and yoga.

Guidelines for motorists and cyclists

Spring is finally here and the Multiple Sclerosis Ride is this weekend, making it a good time to remind everyone — motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians — to be aware of increased bicycling activity and review some rules of the road.

Support for addiction’s victims

Currently working in the field of addiction, I have to say that arresting, detaining, and railroading the traffickers are only small measures toward resolving this area's critical epidemic.

Democratic prescription

Over the past week, I made a number of calls to town residents urging them to vote in the coming election and asking them to support my favorite candidate.

The vote’s in, but the jury’s out

Tisbury's town election stimulated voters.

Eating in a good cause

On Wednesday, April 7, Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey (MVYH) families and players rallied their supporters to join in a wonderfully fun and simple fundraising event at Sharky's Cantina.

Q and A with architects

The Times asks Island architects: What's one thing you try to convince a client to do to make their home more environmentally friendly?"I would have to say a really good building envelope: good insulation, good windows.

Anne L. Broome

Anne Lawton Broome, 84, died at her Edgartown home on Thursday, April 15.