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Adelbert L. Sylvia

Adelbert "Buddy" L.

West Tisbury selectmen want Code Red protocols

West Tisbury selectmen said Code Red should not be used as an Island PA system and endorsed an MVC grant application despite lingering questions.

Geraldine Brooks speaks with humor and heart

Elegantly draped in near-Puritanical black, Ms. Brooks stood before the fireplace and talked about her early days as a sports reporter.

Saturday storm just the ticket for speed sailors

Wind gusts of more than 30 mph Saturday provided superb conditions for competitors in the North American Speedsailing Invitational.

Early morning Friday blaze destroys Tisbury house

The fire broke out before dawn Friday. A single occupant was home at the time. No injuries were reported.

Weekly Update – Halloween weekend events, October 27

Besides trick-or-treating, there are many other events like harvesting your own saffron and winter clothes swap this weekend on Martha's Vineyard.

Noteworthy

FaithMV Church of Edgartown is having a winter coat and clothing giveaway on Saturday, October 29, from 10 am to 2 pm at 359 County Road (right next to Jardin Mahoney's Nursery in Oak Bluffs).

Births

Ashley Willoughby and Aaron Blake of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Addison Skye Blake, on October 25 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Noteworthy

FaithMV Church of Edgartown is having a winter coat and clothing giveaway on Saturday, October 29, from 10 am to 2 pm at 359 County Road (right next to Jardin Mahoney's Nursery in Oak Bluffs).

Young artists find almost everything at Featherstone

Lani Carney teaches young artists all sorts of ways to express their creative selves.

Slow Food has much in common with Wampanoag traditions

The Wampanoag way of finding and preparing has much in common with the contemporary Slow Food movement.

Oh Hell!

Merchant of Venice, Act II, scene vii.

It’s flea season on Martha’s Vineyard, and it may be a bad one

It's flea season, and some Islanders say it's a bad one. But there are ways to minimize the damage, to your pet and your home.

Vineyard Village at Home works to keep seniors at home

Senior citizens prefer to stay in their homes, and Vineyard Village at Home is here to help them.

Oak Bluffs

There is no Oak Bluffs column this week.

West Tisbury

There's always so much to do this time of year.

Tisbury

Parents and children of all ages are invited for a Spooktacular afternoon on Sunday at the Vineyard Haven Library from 2 to 3:30 pm.

Aquinnah

It's Halloween weekend and there are many activities and many places to don a costume and get a sugar high.

Edgartown

It was a dark and stormy weekend.

Chilmark

That man we all know and love for driving around in his big white Ford F-350, picking up after all the litterbugs and keeping Menemsha clean, has some grand news to share.