Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Letters to the Editor

Faith restored

My name is Carol Whitley, and I live in Virginia.

The Vineyard spirit

After my son's fishing pole was taken from the Edgartown dock, I drove to Coop's with a carload of kids and asked the owner for an inexpensive rod.

A heartrending issue

I was surprised by the small turnout at the Tabernacle two weeks ago when a California organization called Not For Sale did a compelling presentation on the worldwide human trafficking problem.

Cooperation in doubt

In the article of August 19 regarding the August 11 meeting of the Tisbury-Oak Bluffs joint committee, formed to study regionalization of services, [

About the girl on the whaleship

Laura Jernegan was a little girl of six when she went on a whaling ship with her father, mother and little brother.

A familiar neighbor would like to hear from you

This is to the friends of Johnny Seaview (Oliver Perry).

Hemp instead of oil

This is an open letter to President Barack Obama.

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.