Hunt Prairie Dogs? !!

Reader Scott Citron might have overlooked a point in his May 4, 2017 letter to the editor criticizing Donald Trump Jr.’s prairie dog hunt. Prairie dogs and ranchers/farmers have a long and convoluted history. Populations increased long ago when farming and grazing became widespread in their range: besides providing new food sources, these activities keep […]

Nothing Like the Islanders on the Vineyard

To the Editor: A week before Thanksgiving, I was walking my dog at the beautiful Trade Winds in Oak Bluffs. I’ve had so many positive experiences there with other dog owners and their dogs, but I never expected this one; an accident that happened so fast and the subsequent kindness of strangers. I was distracted […]