Sunday, April 14, 2024

Letters to the Editor

Supports mosque planned in Lower Manhattan

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

Her spirit abides

A star in Hollywood — and in the world — dimmed this week when Patricia Neal passed away.

Then, you explain Mass Audubon’s support of the Ocean Plan and Cape Wind

In the August 12 MV Times, my Chilmark neighbor, Jay Ayer, challenged POINT to put in writing that "some members of the panel (wind forum) suggested that Mass Audubon had a cozy relationship with Cape Wind.

Chappy bulletin board

There is a community bulletin board on the Chappy ferry house on the Chappaquiddick side.

Calls for a plebiscite on wind

You can't help but notice all the current discussions on wind towers and wind energy, so let's not waste any more time.


Regarding your article on the fuel bid ("

Faith and stubbornness

I appreciate The Times coverage of the life of actress Patricia Neal.

Y thanks the president for help with the Y. How about the taxpayers?

We would like to welcome the President and First Family to Martha's Vineyard.

Do you say collusion?

There was a meeting at the Chilmark Community Center Sunday night about Cape Wind and our energy future.

Some simple ways to make cycling safer

The August 5 edition of The Times featured both an article and an editorial describing the desperate need and formidable challenges of providing safe and functional bicycling routes on the Island.

Pay up to cycle

After reading the recent articles concerning bike paths on the Vineyard, I might make a couple of suggestions.

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.

No to three-wheelers

To the Oak Bluffs selectmen, please deny the approval of rental three-wheeled vehicles in our town.

Action needed to reverse TTOR decision

The fishing community on the Vineyard needs to be aware that they are losing an outstanding fishing friend and supporter.

Exemplary public service

The West Tisbury Parks and Recreation Committee should be commended for their professionalism and wisdom in amicably resolving a potentially inflammatory dog-related problem at Lambert's Cove Beach.

I’m on vacation, rules are optional

Each week in the summer I'm amazed and bemused that there are not more deaths reported.

A place to protect

Thank you for publishing my letter last week regarding the forum at the Chilmark Center this past Sunday to discuss the 166 wind turbines proposed by Gov.

Lock your bikes

We arrived at our grandfather's house at 84 William Street in Vineyard Haven last Sunday night at about 11 pm.

Two who mattered to me

With retirement approaching from my position as outreach worker at the Edgartown Council on Aging, I am reminded of something my favorite philosophy professor used to say, "We all stand on the shoulders of someone else.