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.

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