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Rebutting the criticism of “fracking”

As a petroleum engineer, oil and natural gas producer, and summer resident of Tisbury, I felt compelled to respond to Peter Cabana's letter published October 14, regarding alleged pollution of ground water in Pennsylvania, as a result of a process known as hydraulic fracturing.

Judge throws out key evidence in Morris drug trafficking case

State prosecutors will be unable to use 50 grams of heroin as evidence to try Richard Morris of Oak Bluffs on drug trafficking charges.

Mary D. Thomas

Mary Jane Delmarsh Thomas, age 95, died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, Oct 10, 2010 at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven.

Homecoming weekend

Though the football team was dealt a blow by Somerset (40-0) Friday evening, Homecoming Weekend continued Saturday night at the Ocean Club with the annual dance.

Young guns took to the West Tisbury soccer field Saturday

Soccer is the game each Saturday at the West Tisbury School.

Varsity soccer team loses to Bishop Feehan

Saturday the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity soccer team lost to Bishop Feehan on a wind-swept Dan McCarthy field, 1-0.

Blazers and Hawks share the gold in track meet

The Oak Bluffs boys and the West Tisbury girls were winners of the quadrilateral track meet at the high school oval, Monday.

Golfers driven to win

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School golf team earned its 13th win, Thursday, defeating Sturgis at Farm Neck, 40-14.

‘The value of their treasure’

On the Vineyard Haven waterfront there's a weathered building that seems like it's been there forever.

Westport whitewashed in field hockey

Coach Lisa Knight's field hockey team chalked up its seventh win against four losses and three ties, Thursday, shutting out Westport on-Island, 5-0.

A primer on hearing aids

My thirty-five years of hearing impairment and wearing hearing aids does not make me an expert on either subject.

Fair to offer immigrant services

What Every Immigrant Needs to Know, hosted by the Martha's Vineyard Council for Young Children, is an informational fair with various providers offering services all should know about.

Rosemarie C. DeSorcy

Rosemarie Connell DeSorcy of Lambert's Cove Road died on Sunday evening, October 17, 2010 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

How has he kept his job?

The first part of this letter would have been e-mailed directly to the Oak Bluffs selectmen, but I couldn't find any place on the town's web site to send comments.

West Tisbury church choir shares songs with soldiers

Choir members from the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury will share their music with wounded soldiers and veterans on a trip to Washington, D.

Somerset shuts out Vineyard footballers 40-0

Friday's Home Coming weekend football game between Martha's Vineyard and Somerset, promised to be a tight contest between two equally talented and undefeated teams.

London Gold Group to play at Old Whaling Church

The London Gold Group is a mix of violinists and violists ages 9 to 15, who have performed throughout Europe, including at Buckingham Palace for Queen Elizabeth II, the U.

Candle may have sparked Oak Bluffs house fire

The Oak Bluffs fire department is investigating whether a candle caused a house fire at 39 Tower Ridge Road last Thursday.