Letters Policy

The Enterprise welcomes letters to the editor. All letters are subject to editing. They must be signed and include full legal name, a street address and daytime telephone number for verification. Revisions to letters will not be accepted.

All letters must be no longer than 550 words.

Letters may be mailed to 50 Depot Avenue, Falmouth, MA 02540 or e-mailed directly to the editor.

Falmouth - E-mail to bhough@capenews.net. We will not print letters endorsing candidates or letters of thanks. Letters should address the editor, not another organization, person or town boards.

Mashpee & Bourne - E-mail to kinsella@capenews.net. We will not print letters of thanks. Letters should address the editor, not another organization, person or town boards. The deadline is Wednesday by 9 AM.

Sandwich - E-mail to paradise@capenews.net. Letters should address the editor, not another organization, person or town boards. The deadline is Wednesday by 12 PM.

Recent Editorials, Letters, Guest Articles

One of our editors, who grew up in the 1960s in a not especially affluent subdivision, lived two doors down and across the street from a nice old man named Joe Zalewski.

With much talk about plans for new canal bridges and related local road infrastructure changes, the silence is deafening on how federal bridge funding will ever fit into th…

I am filled with sadness as once again there is a mass shooting, this time in El Paso, Texas. How many innocent Americans must be shot before our government leaders manage …

We need to publish an updated dictionary because the Democrats are accusing the Republicans of so many different phobias, I’m beginning to lose track of all of them.

The mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton 13 hours apart this past weekend have pierced the consciousness of a nation that has become desensitized by the relentless reoccurr…

What is being played out and filmed on the streets of New York City with the harassment of the thin blue line (the police) is the result of the not-so-subtle attack on the …

Tuesday’s visit by a tornado to Cape Cod got us thinking about the relative amount of disruption, discomfort and mayhem posed by different sorts of storms that come knockin…

In your July 19 editorial in the Bourne Enterprise, you call President Trump a racist. His words that you invoke to support this refer to nationality, not race. Also, “wome…

Massachusetts author and activist Maureen Cavanagh sent the Enterprise a letter this week titled “An Open Letter To The Mother Of A Child Addicted To Heroin.” She timed the…

Like a hailstorm that won’t let up, the outrageous statements and blatant lies by President Donald J. Trump have been wearing down much of the nation over the past two and …

On behalf of the Bourne Recycling Committee, I would like to thank the employees in the departments of public works and integrated solid waste management for the profession…

I’m an independent voter, and have voted on both sides of the fence, but lately the Democrat politicians and many of their followers have acted so extremely liberal they’re…

People of a certain age, as the expression goes, will recall a time not all that long ago when traveling the last several miles on the western approach to the Bourne Bridge…

I would like to take this opportunity to wish the members of Bourne’s select board much success as they begin their search for a new town administrator. This is the most im…

The athletic director and members of the school committee provided a very weak defense of football in their response to the Enterprise article in the June 20 edition about …

No big surprise that Mr. Markey and/or Keating would be advocating for millions of tax dollars for designs of new bridges. While these bridges certainly are not exactly ana…