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At the high school, the students are at the center of the effort

As the summer comes to a close, we prepare to return to school for another exciting school year at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Faith restored

My name is Carol Whitley, and I live in Virginia.

quote Valora

"Friends often heard me say that you never really own a boat like Valora, you just take care of her for future generations.

M.V. Islanders wish for Ireland

When the Make-A-Wish Foundation offered little Samantha Cassidy of Edgartown the opportunity to realize a dream, she had some trouble making up her mind.


Your recent article on Grey Barn Farm's solar project prompts this letter (Aug.

Lola’s caps short summer with party

Lola's will end its short summer stint with a Labor Day end of season blow-out pajama party buffet on Monday night.

Kassia’s Jewelry Boutique opens in Tisbury

Kassia's Jewelry Boutique opened September 2 at 11A Evelyn Way, near Barnes Movers in Vineyard Haven.

Jobs and work, and the difference between them

Americans celebrated Labor Day for the first time on September 5, 1882, in New York City.


Labor Day weekend is upon us, and it looks to be a stormy one with Hurricane Earl working his way up the coast.

Oak Bluffs

The Island is quieter now for a moment before Labor Day weekend.

Ahead in Island schools, leadership changes, renewed focus, clear vision

The 2010-2011 school year is about to begin, and I want to use this opportunity to update our community on all that has happened since June.

Mysteries all – it’s been a multinational week

If you wondered whether the world had its collective eye on Martha's Vineyard during the last 10 days or so, well, the truth is that there is no certain way to know.


The Island Children's School this summer included just over a dozen little ones, aged nearly 3 through 5 years old.


We made it.

A good visit

The White House Press Corp left Mansion House today, and even with the few days of rain, it was a good visit.

Robert Brustein on the tradition of Yiddish theater

The main room of the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center was filled with receptive listeners last Thursday, and a smiling Robert Brustein, playwright, producer, theater critic, educator, and West Tisbury summer resident, seemed instantly relaxed.

Backyard nature on Martha’s Vineyard

Regular readers of this column will know that while I enjoy every aspect of nature, I reserve a special enthusiasm for nature that turns up where you don't expect it.

Back to school

The newest crop of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School freshmen start a new school year today with a half-day orientation session from 7:40 am to noon.