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"A lot of people don't understand who we are and what we do, and unfortunately, we often meet them on the worst day of their life.

Red Cross blood drive is Tuesday

School vacations and mild spring weather have contributed to a drop in blood donations.

They’re back!

I visit osprey nests each day.

Veteran Tisbury selectman faces two challengers

Tisbury voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide a three-way race for a seat on the board of selectmen, in which longtime incumbent selectman Tristan Israel faces challenges from Angela Cywinski and Bruce Lewellyn.

A performance beyond expectations

After two years of fundraising, four months of evening, Saturday and Sunday rehearsals, and months of intricate planning and coordination, 28 MVRHS Minnesingers and their chaperones boarded the ferry in Vineyard Haven bound for Prague in the Czech Republic.

Nancy Luedeman

On Easter evening, April 4, an unassuming great woman left us.

Authors speak on “Island Life”

Who would have guessed that 82 species of spiders, at least 463 species of moths, 201 saltwater fish and one lamprey have been recorded on and around our Island? These were among the fascinating bits of information Allan Keith and Stephen Spongberg shared with an interested audience at the Martha's Vineyard Museum Saturday afternoon.

West Tisbury

One of the best parts of my day is the walk-around-the-yard assessment.

She’s studying for the Bee

I want to thank you for sponsoring me for the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington DC from May 30 to June 6.

Chappy considers wetlands, crossings, in bike path design

Northeastern University engineering students presented a new version of their design for a bike path on Chappaquiddick, estimating that it would cost $1.

Oak Bluffs voters, on the second night, cut little; more to do May 4

On the second night of its annual town meeting on April, 14, Oak Bluffs voters cut less than $60,000 out of a proposed $24.

More attention needed

The proposed connector road has been planned for some time, and the town has been asked to approve several stages.

The economics of it for businesses

I don't enjoy being stirred into the same pot as some landlords that a few of the Letters to the Editor have portrayed in the last few weeks.

The end of tranquility

To the Editor: If the citizens of Tisbury open the door to alcohol sales even a tiny crack, we invite nothing less than the demise of 300 years of tranquility.

Safe to walk downtown

I am a sixth grade student living in California who comes to Martha's Vineyard every summer.

To prevent decline

When I first moved to the Vineyard in the seventies, Vineyard Haven was the year-round town that you saw your friends at when you shopped.

Our town needs our help

As spring fills the air with the new arrival of life and energy, Vineyard Haven is calling for our help.

Two vie for Tisbury’s board of health seat

On Tuesday, April 27, Tisbury voters will be asked to choose between incumbent Kenneth Garde and challenger Michael Loberg for a seat on the board of health (BOH).