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Stand up for the MVC

Who benefits by Edgartown withdrawing from the Martha's Vineyard Commission? It certainly is not the people of Edgartown.

One Island

A comment about Edgartown's pending vote to withdraw from the Martha's Vineyard Commission, [which would be] a mistake.

No increase at all

The Martha's Vineyard Commission's finance committee is reviewing a preliminary draft budget for our next fiscal year.

Edgartown is the MVC

As a citizen of Edgartown, I am appalled at the idea of the selectmen trying to separate us from the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC).

MVC chairman, an Edgartonian, describes agency’s value

As a longtime Edgartown resident, I was surprised to hear news reports that I might be paying more than my share to support the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC).

Shortsighted plan

Thanks to the Martha's Vineyard Commission, Edgartown has over $1 million in an affordable housing fund and one of the most eco-friendly golf courses in the nation.

Comcast service

I'm writing to share some pertinent information about the Comcast network and our products and services on Martha's Vineyard.

Show Edgartown officials that we care

It was a great disappointment to read that the Edgartown selectmen are continuing their harassment of the Martha's Vineyard Commission, this time with a more radical proposition to withdraw from the commission altogether.

High costs of goods and services harm Vineyard living

What happened to Black Friday on the Vineyard? Nothing.

A matter of honesty

A couple of weeks ago I had put my bag of clogs and an iPod on the floor of the YMCA Café to purchase a smoothie.

Helen M. Burt

Helen Norene McDonald Burt was born on October 10, 1926, in New Hope, Alabama.

Thank you

Thank you for reporting the upcoming show, "Tish Hinojosa; From Texas on a Christmas Night" at the Vineyard Playhouse, 24 Church Street, Vineyard Haven, on December 18, at 8 pm.

Great sadness, but the work will continue

It is with great sadness that I have learned of the death of a great colleague and friend, Dave Simser.

Patricia R. Flanders

Patricia Ruppert Flanders died on November 23, surrounded by the love of her children, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

Post-crash, eliminating deer makes sense

This week I had the misfortune of striking a deer with my car.

Gabriel W. Shanok

Gabriel Whiting Shanok of Martha's Vineyard, age 38, died as a result of cardiac arrest on November 28, 2010, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.