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Wreaths Across America to honor Island veterans

A special Wreaths Across America ceremony to honor veterans nationwide starts at noon on Saturday, Dec.

West Tisbury

Clear, cold nights have made the stars seem brighter and more abundant.

Boucle stylists complete Design Studio course

Stylist Susan Chapman, owner of boucle salon in Edgartown, and salon stylist Elke Farrell recently completed the Design Studio course at Bumble and bumble University, the New York-based salon and hair care company.

Narrow gains for SSA traffic

With nearly eleven months gone in 2010, the Steamship Authority reports modest increases in passenger and auto volumes, to and from both islands.

Island Boy Scouts score big in Cape shoot out

Three scouts from Vineyard Boy Scout Troop 93 of Oak Bluffs and one Weblos Scout from Pack 93 scored high marks at a "turkey shoot" target competition held on Nov.

MV Savings awards three grants

The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund with the Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard, announced the award of three grants totaling $3,500 to the Martha's Vineyard Center for Dispute Resolution, the Falmouth Forum, and the Vineyard Energy Project.

High school hockey teams warm up

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys and girls hockey teams laced up the skates for a slate of preseason scrimmages at the Martha's Vineyard Arena over the weekend.

RCBL Bulls remain undefeated

Despite all temptations to spend Monday evening glued to a television set watching the New England Patriots destroy the New York Jets, the RCBL managed to field at least four teams with five or more players to fill all the slots for this week's scheduled games.

QB Randall Jette nominated for award

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School senior quarterback and defensive back Randall Jette was nominated to be an "Old Spice Player of the Year.

Rod and Gun Club black powder shoot is Sunday

The annual Martha's Vineyard Rod & Gun Club black powder shoot begins 11 am, Sunday.

High costs of goods and services harm Vineyard living

What happened to Black Friday on the Vineyard? Nothing.

The ideal community event

Community events are usually conjured up to be the ideal gathering of family and friends, to witness or participate in some special activity designed to bring one another closer together.

Wind siting bill not expected to move

Senate President Therese Murray's push to approve a bill intended to streamline the siting of land-based wind turbines — a proposal opposed by some in western Massachusetts and on Cape Cod as intended to usurp local control — isn't gaining ground in the final weeks of the session, Sen.

Show Edgartown officials that we care

It was a great disappointment to read that the Edgartown selectmen are continuing their harassment of the Martha's Vineyard Commission, this time with a more radical proposition to withdraw from the commission altogether.

Aquinnah

This is terrific in my opinion: I live on a road where if the brush is allowed to run wild you cannot see cars in the oncoming lane unless you pull out really far, so it's lovely to be able to see from a safe distance.

Comcast service

I'm writing to share some pertinent information about the Comcast network and our products and services on Martha's Vineyard.

An honor

On behalf of the board of directors, staff, and clients of the Vineyard Health Care Access Program, I would like to express my gratitude for the generous donations made by the family and friends of Penelope Dickens.

Tisbury

Grace Church is not the only one on the Island that has been hit by thieves.

Shortsighted plan

Thanks to the Martha's Vineyard Commission, Edgartown has over $1 million in an affordable housing fund and one of the most eco-friendly golf courses in the nation.

MVC chairman, an Edgartonian, describes agency’s value

As a longtime Edgartown resident, I was surprised to hear news reports that I might be paying more than my share to support the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC).