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 - 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 & Bourne - E-mail to paradise@capenews.net. The deadline is Wednesday by 12 PM.

Recent Editorials, Letters, Guest Articles

For all the damage the bursting of pipes did earlier this year at the Bourne Veterans Memorial Community Center, the episode may be leading to at least one welcome change.

A small item in the coverage of then-President George H.W. Bush’s visit to Mashpee on November 1, 1990, is revealing of the grace and kindness of the 41st president, who di…

The sad passing of Bourne resident “Lieutenant Commander Ronald Haley” deserves to not go unnoticed by the community. Mr. Haley was a popular, active, and well-known public…

I am writing in support of a third bridge being built over the Cape Cod Canal. Both the Bourne Bridge and the Sagamore Bridge are over 80 years old and built during a diffe…

By now most of us have heard the story about the three young siblings killed the day before Halloween in rural Indiana when they were struck by a pickup truck as they cross…

Mr. Hayward’s concerns regarding the selectmen’s prior approval for the Haven Center’s desire for recreational sales seems valid [letter 11-16-18].

After the California massacre, every day, the same thought floods my mind. The mind of a Vietnam combat veteran. Too many killings and too many guns. Sending thoughts and p…

I would like to reiterate Mr. Seaver’s call for the current board of selectmen in Bourne to rescind their previous three letters of support for the sale and distribution of…

After the decisive Bourne Town Meeting vote to ban all recreational marijuana in Bourne (by 56 percent), we now call on the Bourne selectmen to publicly revoke their three-…

One of the first public health “benefits” to be derived from the legalization of the hallucinogenic marijuana plant is a 6 percent higher auto insurance premium.

Congratulations on a most heartfelt editorial message of 19 October; that brings back my earlier days of youth (1950s) when it was routine as a 12-, 13- and 14-year-old kid…

Most days, most folks would never pick up a hitchhiker. We’ve all heard the horror stories about free rides gone wrong.

As I was researching the candidates for state representative for the 5th Barnstable/Plymouth District, I was disturbed to see a picture of Jack Stanton posing with a sign t…