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Art Glances

Ezra Newick launched a new show of both color and black and white photographs at the Chilmark Bank with a small reception last Friday evening showing a range of moody, softly lit landscapes of Vineyard scenes and colorful details of flowers.

Art of Flowers at Featherstone

The subject was flowers, and the petalers were out in force this past weekend when Featherstone Center for the Arts opened its Arts & Flowers Garden Tea Party & Fashion Show.

Lucinda Chandler finds her legs

When you fall off a horse, the old saying goes, climb right back into the saddle.

Holly Thomas

Holly Thomas, wife of Ted Thomas, died on January 31, 2010.

The books are flowing in

To the Editor:As a member of the Library Friends of Oak Bluffs, I'd like to thank The Times and Megan Alley for posting our call for used books in recent Oak Bluffs columns.

Unsung heroes, now sung

The Council On Aging in Oak Bluffs is fortunate to have Rose Cogliano and Susan Von Steiger on board.

Sharky’s Cantina will be honored

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce will present JB and Heidi Blau, owners of Sharky's Cantina in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown, the "Build a Better Mousetrap Award," at Cape Cod SCORE's 17th annual awards breakfast, on May 20, at Old Yarmouth Inn in Yarmouth.

She won’t drive again

I have just recovered from my first and last automobile accident that was my fault, while driving at 90 and a half years old with perfect eyesight, after driving thousands of miles in four states (Florida, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey) and since 1995 full-time on Martha's Vineyard.

Are we early yet?

Vineyard weather is famously fickle, and it seems like every season brings surprises.

Good works in Nicaragua

To the Editor:With love from Nicaragua.

Bring back the bird feeder

To the Editor:This is a note to the thieves who made off with our bird feeders.

Wind power, the Trojan Horse

Greece committed to 2,587 commercial wind turbines, and ministry officials estimate that as many as 7,000 turbines could be installed by 2010 .

A little outrage needed about the tree trimming

To the Editor:Where are the outrage people?Have they passed on, or moved away — perhaps to Florida or Arizona? Don't they know the civic minded, responsible outrage person finds a replacement person before leaving?I am not an outrage person.

Lucky in friendship

To the Editor:I can't begin to adequately thank everyone involved in the "Jimmy Buffet Fundraiser" held for me at the P.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions : April 26-30, 2010

April 27, Carol O'Donnell Kradolfer f/k/a Carol O'Donnell Grantham sold 4 Bayberry Lane and another lot on Bayberry Lane to Peter O'Donnell Jr.


It's been a busy couple of weekends, back and forth to Boston and New York.


The Chilmark Store is open, the Chilmark Store is open! We don't have to drive half an hour to get milk, or toilet paper, or sugar, or the Sunday Times, and it's all just ten minutes away.


As I write, Sarah and Ali Flanders sit on the ferry bound for home.


Every day we see more of our summer friends returning.

Paul Yelle

Paul "Red" Yelle, age 64, died suddenly on May 5 after a brief period of failing health.