Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

“I’d be foolish to come in here and change it. The only difference is they will have bigger smiles on their faces, and be able to take more time off.” –Michael Santoro of the Santoro...

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“Stop & Shop is damaging their reputation. This is an American labor union being taken advantage of by an international company.” – Phillip Patino, Shop & Shop shop steward

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“Polly Hill left the table feeling good. The film festival left the table feeling good. We left the table feeling good.” – Ag Society president Brian Athearn commenting on the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival entering...

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"I really want to fade away as much as I can.” –Tristan Israel, commenting on his tenure as a Tisbury selectman coming to an end

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“We are hanging up our aprons and gloves. We feel very fortunate to have had a chance to work with all of you, and so many other inspiring people, over the past 33 years.”...

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“The forecast calls for pain when we start talking about a tax rate.” –Oak Bluffs selectman Brian Packish, discussing the use of the short-term rental tax to help fund a Vineyard-wide Housing Bank

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“We have no income stream like this. This is a phenomenal opportunity.” –Jeff Kristal, chairman of the Tisbury finance committee, on the proposed music festival  

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“It’s really a big thing, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket will be the most heavily impacted by it. Overall I think it will prove to be a semi-positive thing for each town.”   – Oak Bluffs selectman...

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“If they need our help, we’re going to be there.” –West Tisbury Police Chief Matt Minicone, referring to the potential site for a marijuana shop being a few hundred years away from the police station...

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“May I take these now — will be by to pay for them later — much later.” –One of many notes Sandra Lippens has posted to the wall of her tool shed at Tilton Tents...

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“It is rare, I think, in this world that you have the opportunity to wake up every morning and truly say, ‘I’m truly looking forward to what I’m going to do today.’ “ – Brock...

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“The joke is I got a husband and a chef out of the deal.” –Jo Maxwell reflecting on closing Chesca’s Restaurant, and referring to hiring her husband, David Joyce

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“Over the next 100 years, under the worst-case ocean acidification impacts, the model’s business-as-usual scenario shows a sea scallop decline of more than 50 percent, while a scenario with proactive climate policy shows only...

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“We feel proud of what we’ve done. We’ve given it our all, and are looking forward to putting our energy into other things — our families being first and foremost.” –Jenik Khelalfa, co-owner of Little...

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“Honestly, we feel good that we’ve been vindicated, we take enormous pride in treating our employees well.” –Tim Sweet, general manager of Farm Neck Golf Club, after a federal judge ruled the club is under...

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“I don’t want to insult anyone, but I’m not politically correct, so unfortunately I might.” –Trina Kingsbury, at a Chilmark board of selectmen meeting, complaining about dysfunctional town drainage

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“We call them the Bureau of Environmental Malfeasance. WIth them it’s drill baby, drill, dig baby, dig, or spin baby, spin.” –Chris Brown, Point Judith fisherman, on the U.S. Bureau of Environmental Management, which will...

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“We’ve got a solid committee of interested, active, bright individuals adding lots to the conversation. We’re enthusiastic we’ll pull it off.” –Nat Benjamin, speaking on behalf of a group of investors trying to purchase four...

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“We’ve got a solid committee of interested, active, bright individuals adding lots to the conversation. We’re enthusiastic we’ll pull it off.” –Nat Benjamin, speaking on behalf of a group of investors trying to purchase four...

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“One-quarter of all working adults are in poverty-level jobs.” –Paul Osterman, addressing the ACE MV 10th anniversary fundraiser
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