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Roundabout is a wasteful, wrong choice

A new roundabout for the intersection of Barnes Road and Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Road was discussed in a public hearing before the MVC (Martha's Vineyard Commission) Thursday night.

Comcast ignores Chappy

Comcast spokesman Marc Goodman said the following in the

Refreshing and unguarded speech on taxes

Unguarded speech is so rare now, it is refreshing to encounter it, free of any hedging or evasion.

Thanks for a professional reponse

On Friday morning at 3:50 am, I received a phone call from the Island Communication Center reporting that several boats were on fire at the Martha's Vineyard Shipyard's storage site at the Airport Business Park.

KCT Concert a hit

American roots based musicians Richie Stearns and two of his friends, fiddler Rosie Newton and Old Crow Medicine Show guitarist Willie Watson, played their special brand of music to a full house at Katharine Cornell Theatre Saturday night.

Adelburt E.Thurber

Long-time resident of Martha's Vineyard Adelburt E.

Wally Bullock’s absence left a big hole in Oak Bluffs this summer

A fixture in the Oak Bluffs summer scene was kept away by a failing heart this year, and he was missed by many.

The worst president ever

Obama's interest in the welfare of his fellow citizens is just amazing.

To all who came

To all who came to the Built on Stilts shows,thank you so very much.

Thanks to those who helped make us safe

This is a long letter of thanks because so many people volunteered their time and talents to help make a dangerous storm situation into a well managed emergency action.

Hooray for the SSA

On the afternoon of August 25, as I was preparing for Irene's arrival, I received a call from an SSA representative at the Palmer lot asking me if I owned a green Hyundai? My immediate thought, unfortunately was negative.

Hooray for Nstar

I want to say how impressed I am with the crews at NSTAR.

Hooray for the Chappy EMTs and all who helped

On Sunday, the day Irene arrived, our seven-year-old grandson broke his arm.

New bus bench needed at hospital

The bench could have a patriotic message painted on it, like "Remember the Maine" (or the Alamo) or "Hooray for Bill.

No pricing surprises

I feel very strongly about the practice retailers have of not putting the complete price, including tax, on items, be it food, clothing, etc.

Appalling municipal decision in Oak Bluffs

The town of Oak Bluffs is not adequately protecting its residents and visitors.

Proud to be a firefighter’s son

With the anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy upon us, bringing back to life the incredible suffering it caused and the remarkable service our nation's police and fire fighters provided, I am prompted to share some thoughts.

Re-entry isn’t easy, although another Vineyard summer will come

Almost every day since I've been back from the Vineyard, I've walked my dogs around Fresh Pond, the local reservoir in Cambridge, a city of 100,000.