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Columbus Day weekend is upon us and what a beautiful fall it has been thus far.

Attention on hypertension

At my doctor's office, the nurse takes my blood pressure.

Sports Highlights

The MVRHS golf team won its eighth match, Wednesday, edging Falmouth at Farm Neck, 252–255.

Over the Hill soccer season starts

The Vineyard FC Masters soccer team was shut out by West Roxbury, Sunday, 1-0.

Field hockey team on a roll

The MVRHS field hockey team got by Somerset in an EAC League game, Thursday, 2-1.

Over the Meadow, through the Woods

The MVRHS boys' cross country team conceded the first two places to Coyle & Cassidy, but filled the next five slots to gain a 25-30 win on their home course, Wednesday.

You could look it up

Back in December of last year, a lively online discussion was sparked when this newspaper reported that Edgartown voters would be asked, at our 2010 annual town meeting, to borrow $4 million to build a new public library.

A partnership for housing

This past month four Island families were awarded the dream of affordable homeownership in Tisbury on Lambert's Cove Road.

Beer and wine licenses will multiply

To the Editor:During the debate over alcohol in Tisbury, some of us raised concerns about the very high number of licenses that selectmen could potentially grant.

The moment for improving tolerance

To the Editor:I have sent this letter to Martha's Vineyard Regional School District's superintendent's office.

October is National Audiology Awareness Month

The American Academy of Audiology in conjunction with Vineyard Audiology have launched National Audiology Awareness Month this October, according to a press release.

IEH: A talented population

The third annual Artists and Craftsmen Show featuring the work of the residents at Island Elderly Housing, (IEH) opens Saturday, October 9, from 1 to 3 pm.

Show openings

Thursday, Oct.


It's words and pictures at the Simon Gallery this weekend.

Seven artists at Featherstone

The recent show at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Seven Artists You Should Know, was a bold pronouncement about some young and talented artists: Gretchen Baer, Ines Al-Alsoqi, Elissa Turnbull, Marshall Pratt, Richard Limber, Marnie Stanton, and Lilla Warren.

Edgartown Scrimshaw

Thank you to everyone who helped make this another great week of sharing favorite shopping places, which led to another tough choice for me.

First Martha’s Vineyard Wildfood Challenge was quite the success

Monday night the entrance to Détente was filled with people flocking to the Wildfood Challenge.

A treasure at The Terrace: Il Tesoro

This week, I met with acclaimed chef A.J. Black, owner of Il Tesoro in Edgartown, to learn more about the restaurant's upcoming events and specials.