Sunday, April 14, 2024

Letters to the Editor

A summer highlight

One of the music highlights of the summer for me is attending the annual Opera Fest concert, held last Friday at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, where a group of teenage women and men trained by artistic director Claudette Peterson presented staged and sung arias from a diverse selection of operas.

Steadfast friends of the Edgartown Library

On behalf of the Edgartown Library trustees, I would like to thank the Edgartown Library Foundation for another splendid Legacy of Learning event earlier this month.

The other side of the story

I have sent this letter to the Oak Bluffs selectmen and town administrator.

Please help reduce airplane noise

We have been longtime residents of West Tisbury, and the air traffic in the summer of 2010 seems quite a bit more than in past years.

So many came to help

The Vineyard Nursing Association hosted its 11th annual Clambake on Wednesday, July 27, at the Field Gallery in West Tisbury.

Don’t let careless dog owners ruin the fun

A couple of weeks ago, while visiting Lambert's Cove Beach for the first time with her two friendly golden retrievers, one of my friend's dogs was badly bitten by a dog that has been known to be unreliable.

Just the occasion for your generosity for Haiti

Just over six months ago Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake.

But for them, I would not be here

Regarding the 30th anniversary of the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, I must say, if it weren't for Nat and Ross, I probably would not have stayed here after my first visit to Martha's Vineyard on a yacht in 1984.

A business that will be missed

I'm so sad to learn that Vineyard Photo is closing.

MVC sets conditions, but are they enforced?

When the Field Club in Katama sought approval from the Martha's Vineyard Commission, the owners offered up many conditions in addition to those set by the commission in their final decision to approve the project.

Don’t suspend disbelief

The first oil field was discovered at Prudhoe Bay on March 12, 1968, by Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) and Exxon.

Do you think this is funny?

Another bench has disappeared from the bus route to and from Vineyard Haven.

Please return my photos

To the person who picked up the wrong photos from Mosher's over the weekend, or Monday, could you please return them as soon as possible.

To make cycling safer

I offer heartfelt condolences to all those affected by the recent tragic cycling accident in Vineyard Haven.

Trimming the old fashioned way – sensitively

Thank you to the town of Chilmark Highway Department for the beautiful work they have been doing clearing the North Road.

Make room for cyclists in Tisbury

Like many other people, I was shocked by the death of Dina Decceca.

Menemsha harbormaster thanks all who helped and adds a cautionary note

The fire on July 12, which rapidly engulfed the historic Coast Guard boathouse in Menemsha Harbor, was disastrous.

It’s a matter of safety

To the Editor:It is with sadness that we are all were made aware of the bike accident that claim the life of a young mother in Vineyard Haven.

Without your help

Thank you to everyone who helped put out the boat house fire on July 12.