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Virginia Crowell Jones


Economics 101: The fluff factor

To the Editor: The headlines in the local papers this past week were predictable: Strong black type proclaimed that a strong economy is forecast for...

That golden goose is dead

Having read the news about the property near Big Homers for sale for $92 million, I started musing about what has happened to our Island.

A host of supporters

It is wonderful news to hear that the immediate threat to Thimble Farm has eased, and that it will perhaps be saved in perpetuity for productive agriculture.

She salutes

Saturday we were driving toward Vineyard Haven at noon, and just past 250 State Road in West Tisbury came upon the young Nip 'n' Tuck draft horses cavorting around in a very excitable state alongside and on the road.

Beer and wine questions in West Tisbury leave voters in a muddle

I have been asked to write a brief piece about the West Tisbury beer and wine question, which is article 41 on the April 10 town meeting warrant and will appear on the ballot two days later.

Business, but not as usual

Today I was trying to get some information about Comcast services, because dial-up via Verizon's exceptionally expensive land lines has frustrated me long enough.

Unsightly, unsustainable, and unsafe

For years Islanders and local organizations have struggled to balance preservation and conservation of the Island and the special way of life that we all love with the development necessary to sustain economic opportunities for residents.