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Weeds, seeds, and blossoms mean spring on Martha’s Vineyard

Along with daffodils, dandelion tea-making time has come around again. The tea functions as a liver and kidney tonic, and diuretic.

Chilmark selectmen will withdraw Tea Lane farmhouse article

Chilmark selectmen agreed to withdraw an article from Monday's annual town meeting warrant that would have asked for $150,000 in community preservation act funds (CPA) to renovate the historic Tea Lane farmhouse, on the corner of Middle Road and Tea Lane.

Cape and Vineyard Electric Co-op awards solar project contract

The Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative (CVEC) has announced the award of its solar photovoltaic (PV) project to American Capital Energy (ACE).

Chris Fischer remembers Olive, his best friend, thanks searchers

Olive, Chris Fischer's black Lab who disappeared from his home in Chilmark on December 31, was found yesterday, April 21, drowned in Chilmark Pond.

Leila M. Sequeira

Leila May Whynock Sequeira, born Leila May Whynock on February 27, 1928 in Brocton, died on March 28, 2011, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Dukes County commissioners will treat employees to lunch

The Dukes County commissioners will sponsor a buffet lunch for county employees and invited Island officials, at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School cafeteria Tuesday.

Many helped

The Oak Bluffs Public Library and Martha's Vineyard Library Association, in collaboration with and with support from the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Library Friends of Oak Bluffs, and a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services sponsors an Island-wide community read, One Book-One Island program.

Audrey S. LeVasseur

Audrey Louise Smith LeVasseur died peacefully on Monday, April 18, among family and friends at Windemere in Oak Bluffs.

Florence G. Borges

Florence Grace Borges died Friday, February 11, at St.

Martha’s Vineyard libraries celebrate CLAMS anniversary

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of online resource sharing by the Cape Libraries Automated Resources Sharing (CLAMS).

Barton Kent

Barton "Bart" Kent, 68, died on April 14 in Canajoharie N.

Anne M. Nason

Anne Margaret Nason died peacefully at age 93 on April 16, 2011.

Chilmark selectmen discuss changes to shellfish regs

Chilmark selectmen Tuesday held a public hearing on proposed changes to Chilmark shellfish regulations.

Chilmark selectmen consider Middle Line rent structure

Chilmark selectmen, at their regular meeting Tuesday, reviewed

Tisbury selectman race tops election ballot

A race between incumbent selectman Jeffrey Kristal and former selectman Tom Pachico provides the only contest at Tisbury's town elections on Tuesday, April 26.

Jane L. Brown

Jane Legge Brown, age 89, died peacefully in her Oak Bluffs home on April 18.

Chilmark annual takes up $7 million budget

Chilmark voters meet Monday to take action on a long list of annual town meeting spending articles, a budget of more than $7 million for the next fiscal year, and an overhaul of the town's personnel bylaws.

Jeff Kristal for selectman in Tisbury

Tisbury voters did themselves a good turn three years ago when they elected Jeff Kristal selectman.


I want to thank all those who participated in the Persephone Event and contributed generously to our success.