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Bridge to Cape Cod

Last weekend 18 Vineyarders played duplicate bridge in pair and team events at Chatham Bars Inn on the Cape, in American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Senior Regional and Open Sectional tournaments.

Benefit dinner at the Sweet Life Cafe

The Sweet Life Café invites you to try Australian wines paired with a four-course meal this coming Wednesday, May 19, to benefit The Yard's Artists-in-the-Schools program.

What’s happening: Main Street, Vineyard Haven

First, a big thank you to all the stores that stayed open for us this winter.

Author Carol McCleary speaks in Oak Bluffs

"The Alchemy of Murder" by Carol McCleary, Forge Books, 2010.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Evening of the Arts

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) celebrates its annual Evening of the Arts this Wednesday, May 19.

Minnesingers Spring Show

It was indeed An American Celebration this past weekend, when the Minnesingers performed two concerts at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Performing Arts Center.

Martha’s Vineyard California Wine Affair at Atria Restaurant

Though the Vineyard, ironically, does not currently have any operating vineyards, it is home to a growing population of wine connoisseurs.

Richard North Patterson pens new book, “The Spire”

Look for a change of pace in "The Spire," Island resident Richard North Patterson's recent thriller of murder and embezzlement on a small college campus in central Ohio.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Fish Tank”

"Fish Tank," a powerful portrait of life in an English public housing project, is told exclusively from the viewpoint of a 15-year-old girl.

West Tisbury selectmen discuss affordable housing

Affordable housing committee chairman Mike Colaneri told the West Tisbury selectmen last week that Sovereign Bank has reviewed the latest proposed ground lease to be entered into by homeowners of the units at 250 State Road and found it sufficient for private lending and acceptable under requirements of the federal government's Fannie Mae mortgage guarantee program.

Grateful for tour

As the Director of the After School Program for the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard, I have had the opportunity to meet and integrate many talented individuals into an enriching program for our Island children.

Lake Avenue construction done this month

Just a few more weeks of navigating through all those orange cones on Lake Avenue, before Oak Bluffs residents and visitors finally will have a series of interconnected walkways and more sensible traffic routes through the congested intersection.

Correction

In a news brief published May 6, "LCpl Anthony Sullo, USMC, returns home," Mr.

New Oak Bluffs SSA terminal debut set

The Steamship Authority plans a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Wednesday, May 19, to dedicate the new Oak Bluffs ferry terminal.

Law enforcement is off to the races

The Island's police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel are familiar sideline sights at the many local road races and bicycle events, directing traffic, keeping the race participants safe, and tending to injuries.

Kristine Kopp joins Integrated Health Care

Chiropractor Kristine Kopp has joined the staff of Integrated Health Care located in Vineyard Haven in the Woodland Center, according to a press release.

Growing costs of wind energy plan

The articles this week about the Vineyard Power Co-op's site-planning meeting raised two concerns for me.

How the wind blows in Vinalhaven

As Martha's Vineyard residents contemplate the possibility of wind farms, whether modest or extensive developments on land and offshore, it may be useful to turn a curious eye to Vinalhaven, Maine, an island that is home to New England's largest coastal wind-power facility.