Saturday, April 17, 2021

Letters to the Editor

Out of touch management at TTOR

I am writing this letter in regards to the resignation of David Babson, former manager of The Trustees of the Reservations (TTOR) on Norton Point and Chappy.

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Peter Ochs, long retired from NBC, is a veteran Gay Head hand, from before Gay Head became Aquinnah.

Her concerns have been satisfied

I have written this letter to Paul Foley and members of the Martha's Vineyard Commission, regarding the proposal by Jim Eddy and the Big Sky Tent company for 90 Dr.

Officials need to get busy on flu shots

Last year at this time, flu shots obtained by our local health departments were limited.

Great job

"Built on Stilts," can I just say what a great job you did yet again.

Emergency management has limits, and trust is key

I have followed with interest the recent articles and online comments on the issue of road closures during hurricane Earl.

Please approve the fishing pier

Most readers of these pages will by now be aware that a public fishing pier has been proposed to be located in Oak Bluffs between the Steamship pier and the Oak Bluffs harbor jetty.

A wonderful evening of music

Thanks so much to the Island community for joining us at the recent Wintertide Coffeehouse Reunion Concert, for the benefit of the Alexandra Gagnon Teen Center.

Applause for teacher and students

Congratulations to the entire eighth grade and Karl Nelson, their eighth grade science teacher, on bringing honor and distinction to the West Tisbury School.

A summer for reading

We want to thank the many families, childcare providers, and summer visitors who came to Vineyard Haven Public Library and participated in our Summer Reading Program, "go green @ your library.

Web cam devotee

Last month, we visited Martha's Vineyard for the first time, and one of the sights I wanted to see was the web cam at The Times.

A spiritual place

As a minister who served two Island churches, I found the people very concerned, not only about God but about the people.

The lady on the porch

Recently I was told about a Letter to the Editor regarding Johnny Seaview (Oliver Hazard Perry).

Do we need a fishing pier?

This is in response to David Nash's "Many reasons for the fish pier where it's planned" Letter to the Editor, Sept.

Trustees fall short at Long Point

I've written this letter to The Trustees of Reservations, about their Long Point Wildlife Refuge, to express my concern, as an annually repeating visitor to Martha's Vineyard, over evident official policy which does not seem to take sufficient heed of the requirements for public safety — and hygiene — in public places.

A prescription for risk management

The stories regarding hurricane Earl in last week's edition were illuminating.

Good greening sense

Marc Rosenbaum has it so right in his case for efficient construction in


This year, 46 New York City children found out once again just how special summer is in Cape Cod.

The Wintertide journey

It was great to see Wintertide's name in a headline again in last week's Times, but really, people, if you aspire to be the Island's newspaper of record, you've got to get your facts right.