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

As a resident of Mashpee who cares about our community and about the environment, it pains me to witness environmentally focused initiative after initiative fail at Town Me…

Massachusetts US attorney Andrew Lelling made a lot of work for Town Manager Rodney Collins when his office recently issued a subpoena for documents related to the town’s h…

I wonder if you would consider not being for the vape ban that is in effect. Vaping is proven to be 95 percent safer for adults than smoking traditional cigarettes (Royal C…

Michael Camara’s company, New Bedford Waste Services, which hauls away Mashpee’s trash, is having a tough go of it. The bottom has fallen out of the value of recyclables an…

If the vote had been called, I was poised to raise my blue card in favor of Mashpee’s Styrofoam ban. That said, more than regulation, what we really need are more citizens/…

As a proud resident of Mashpee, I was so pleased to read Richard Desorgher’s delightful and intoxicatingly titillating column “Mashpee During Prohibition.”

Mashpee Town Meeting last week rejected articles that would have banned Styrofoam and plastic straws. It’s unfortunate; while approving the measures wouldn’t have changed t…

Even if you’ve been living under a rock (probably not, but housing has been a continuing problem in Mashpee), you no doubt are aware that Monday’s Special Town Meeting at M…

David Weeden ran an extraordinary campaign and his win was well deserved. His campaign engaged the community and inspired people to come out and vote, which is amazing! I a…

An infantile proposal by the Barnstable County Assembly of Delegates’ Charter Review Committee to eradicate the board of county commissioners is a misguided attempt at a re…

Vote! Democracy is the heart of America. Even before the Second Continental Congress declared independence in 1776, American militia companies were electing their own officers.

We were happy to learn that David Weeden is running in the pending special election on October 1 for a seat on the board of selectmen. We were impressed with David during h…

I was heartened to learn that David Weeden is running for the Mashpee Board of Selectmen. I was impressed with his calm, thoughtful approach when he served as a member of t…

I have known Dave Weeden for several years and have found him to be honest, hard working, and fair minded. I am writing to express my support for his campaign for selectman.

Drive into the parking lot of The Lodge At Kennebunk in Kennebunk, Maine, and walk over to the office with a sheet of paper containing ostensible directions, and the genera…

Deplorables. A word used by Hillary Clinton to describe any person who supports President Donald Trump. Doesn’t matter that, like her, most of us have never lied under oath…