Letters to the Editor

Use the bike path

Dear Colorful Spandex Pants Bike Man, you're really getting on my nerves.

It’s a cook’s prerogative

For most of the last 25 years I've entered yeast breads in the fair's baked goods section.

Complex TTOR issue resists the quick take

It is unfortunate that commentary regarding the TTOR staffing issues at Cape Poge has become personal and accusatory.

Possible Dreams came true for MVCS – Thank you

On behalf of the Possible Dreams Committee, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to all the donors, bidders, and auction goers for their generous spirit and enthusiasm demonstrated during the 32nd Possible Dreams Auction on August 2, 2010 to benefit Martha's Vineyard Community Services.

Hallah, it is

According to the English–Yiddish, Yiddish–English Dictionary by Uriel Weinreich, published by Schocken Books, the braided bread of the Jewish people is spelled hallah.

Youth Task Force has accomplished much

As the summer draws to a close and we begin another school year, I wanted to take a moment to thank the members of the Martha's Vineyard Youth Task Force (YTF) for their efforts on behalf of the young people of our Island.

A word to the guests

This letter is a general observation from a trip to the grocery store.

Time’s wasted by wind opponents. We need ideas.

"Where's the beef" was the clever phrase of an advertisement years ago.

In flight at 80

August 6, 2010 was the 80th birthday of Beverly Brush, a resident of Windemere.

Grand memories of grand moments

Chance meetings with Patricia Neal were always an event, whether she was greeting passersby on the sidewalk or — attired in bright-flowered dress and broad-brimmed hat — dramatically entering the dining room of the Daggett House restaurant.

Urges pre-war approach to environment and economy

When considering the status of the nation's three "E's" — energy, environment, and the economy — one might be forgiven for getting discouraged.

The people-dogs equivalency in West Tisbury

People of West Tisbury have once again shown how truly selfish they are.

Harbormaster helps rescue local economy

If you are a business owner or charter fisherman, you probably have noticed that the weekend crowds are growing larger, the lines are longer at restaurants, shops are crowded, and more anglers are chartering boats.

Fish pier, yes, but …

The NBNHA (North Bluff Neighborhood Homeowners' Association), representing 14 families on the North Bluff in Oak Bluffs, was surprised to learn that plans were well underway to build a large public pier in our neighborhood.

Thanks for helping with the Sunset Lake cleanup

On August 7, a group of friends and neighbors gathered to once again do "the Vineyard thing," which is to help their community.

Thanks and an invitation to help

The Ken Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund would like to thank its golfers and the Martha's Vineyard community for their continued support and generosity for our annual golf tournament and fundraising activities.

Thank you

The cleaning people have been wonderful.

Oak Bluffs is not on the job

In the evening of August 10, my daughter found a small loose dog in Oak Bluffs.

Supports mosque planned in Lower Manhattan

I deeply regret the loss of my brothers and sisters at the World Trade Center on 9/11.