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Noteworthy

Cristina Pereira is the new Education Coordinator and Day Camp Director for Mass Audubon at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Oak Bluffs.

Step up to the school committee – somebody has to do it

All five seats on the Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) committee will be up for election on the first Tuesday in November this year.

Divide and conquer

I heard this story 25 or 30 years ago, when the Island chiefs of police would gather once a month or so over coffee or sandwiches to talk shop and share information.

New Gallery in Vineyard Haven

It is, says partner Greg Watson, "a business partnership made in heaven.

Members show opens at Old Sculpin

Its past, present and future as the historic Martha's Vineyard Art Association's Old Sculpin Gallery in Edgartown opens this weekend with its group members show and selections from its permanent collection by Vineyard artists.

Q & A

I always have a theme and we try to match the artist to the gallery show.

Restaurants Support Island Art

Not all great local art is to be found in Vineyard galleries.

Nisafit’s Boot Camp moves to Edgartown

Nisa Counter has moved her physical training operation, including the popular "Nisafit's Boot Camp" from the Mansion House in Tisbury to the Vineyard Fitness Center at the Triangle in Edgartown.

Hart Woodworking opens new woodshop and showroom

Stephen Hart, a custom woodworker with a long list of Island credits, has opened his new woodshop and showroom in a custom-designed post and beam building located at 128 Old County Road, West Tisbury.

Nectar’s will bring back music, adds pizza

Nectar's, the Vermont nightclub that operated the former Outerland club near the Martha's Vineyard Airport last summer, will return to the Island this year.

Bunch of Grapes Bookstore launches new website

The Bunch of Grapes on Main Street in Vineyard Haven has launched a new website that captures the vintage aura of the shop while providing the conveniences of modern, user friendly technology, according to a press release.

SEED loans benefit Island businesses

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation has closed on five small business loans in the Cape and Islands totaling $750,000.

Coast Guard changes command, keeps steady mission

Chief Jason Olsen took command of United States Coast Guard Station Menemsha last Thursday, in a crisp military ceremony before a large group of Coast Guard officers, enlisted men and women, veterans, Menemsha town officials, families, and friends.

Correction

A story published on May 27, "Kelly McCarron sentenced to jail for fatal accident," should have referred to Judge H.

Criminal corporation

To the Editor:Okay, let's hear it now about how a corporation is a person under the law.

Detente expands

This past February, Détente in Edgartown underwent renovations and an expansion.

What’s happening: up-Island

All is looking well for a great summer shopping experience in West Tisbury, Chilmark, and Aquinnah.

Klezmer at Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

The Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center (MVHC) hosted a concert last Sunday with Deborah Strauss and Jeff Warschauer, the Strauss/Warschauer duo, who play Eastern European Jewish music.