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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.

Comcast service

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

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.

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).

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).

No increase at all

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

One Island

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

Stand up for the MVC

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

Our town shines

Many thanks for the combined cooperative effort to help make our town shine this Christmas season.


West Tisbury residents have one small area of beach to use, and many days it is full with residents already.

Edgartown ought to negotiate with the MVC

The Edgartown selectmen chose to include the question of the town's membership in the Martha's Vineyard Commission on the special town meeting warrant on December 14.


This year we have much to be thankful for as students studying German.

Knowing that they care

Since 2002, the West Tisbury Junior High School seventh- and eighth-graders have delivered a huge helping of holiday cheer to families in need.

Marjorie Cleveland

Marjorie Cleveland, 87, died at her Main Street home in Vineyard Haven on Tuesday, November 30, 2010.

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.

Post-crash, eliminating deer makes sense

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

Patricia R. Flanders

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

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.