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I am sorry to tell you that Bob and Patsy Wheeler are leaving us next week.

Controlled burn sent plume of smoke over Long Point

The Martha's Vineyard Prescribed Fire Partnership conducted a controlled burn last Wednesday at the Long Point Reservation in West Tisbury that sent a plume of smoke into the sky.

Deepest thanks

On behalf of the Adult & Community Education Fundraising Committee (Sterling Bishop, Shari Geistfeld, India Rose, Susan Strane, Jannette Vanderhoop, chairperson), please accept our deepest thanks for supporting our efforts to continue quality educational opportunities and our celebration of the diverse cultures on the Island.

Wonderful support

Again this year, the community demonstrated incredible generosity and support for the MVRHS Minnesingers at the annual auction, held at the P-A club on Saturday evening, both by donating wonderful auction items and by attending the event.


Well, the clocks have rolled back, which brings darkness to our doorstep just a bit earlier each day.

Workout Center and Spa offers introductory specials

The Vineyard Tennis Center Workout & Spa located at the entrance to the Martha's Vineyard Airport will host a series of complimentary classes on Saturday, Nov.

West Tisbury

I'm writing this on Sunday evening.

Tennis tournament honors Stan Hart, Don Davis

The Vineyard Tennis Center's annual Turkey Open Tennis Tournament this weekend will be held in honor of the memory of Stan Hart and Don Davis to benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Trash fees for brush ill considered

I do not object to the price increase for a trash sticker or for the landfill drop-off sticker.

Sports Highlights

Among the hordes running the New York Marathon were at least two Islanders, Marilyn Vukota of Edgartown who completed the run in 3:52:12 and placed a commendable 11,349th overall.

Island junior hockey team in a 9-0 romp

The Vineyard Cape League junior high hockey team swamped Gateway Jr.

RCBL season is underway

The RCBL, the Island's venerable basketball league that provides healthy exercise for some of the Island's young, and some not-so-young men, and free entertainment for players' family and friends and others, began play Monday evening at the Boys and Girls Club, Edgartown, to be continued on a weekly basis through February.

Larry’s Tackle tourny celebrates hard core fishermen

Larry's Tackle on Upper Main Street in Edgartown held an awards ceremony Saturday for the winners of the shops' 2010 Octoberfish tournament. The tournament, as...

Coal facts for the new Congress

As both the returning lame ducks and the brand-new ducks contemplate and act on America's energy future, I might suggest they keep in mind a court ruling and some of the facts surrounding coal.

Lifeline will provide stroke and osteoporosis screening

The Tisbury Council on Aging at 34 Pine Tree Rd.

Mansion House sponsors wedding fair

The ability to serve beer and wine now allows the Mansion House Inn in Tisbury to plan and execute high-quality hospitality events.

All Island flu clinic Thursday morning

Island health agents will sponsor an Island-wide, seasonal flu immunization clinic from 8 am to noon tomorrow, Thursday, November 11.

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Elizabeth H. Dickinson services Thursday

Betty Dickinson died peacefully on Sunday, November 7, at her home in Ridgewood, New Jersey, a few weeks before her ninetieth birthday.

It’s the voters’ job to decide what’s a nuisance

The dirt bike noise debate in West Tisbury illustrates sharply some of the ill-fitting characteristics of growth and change.