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Memorial Day picnickers make a splash in Tisbury

A forecast of thunderstorms, which never came, did little to dampen the turnout at the Memorial Day Picnic on the grounds of the Tisbury Water Works.

Who killed the music?

What a wonderful, long weekend Memorial Day was on-Island! Throughout the long, cool, wet spring, I had been envisioning a sunshine-filled weekend.

Academic Honors

Gabriella DaSilva of Tisbury at Northeastern University in Boston.

With time to kill, a nosy Parker says, I’ll wait

You may be one of those folks who object to waiting.

To the Next Generation

The urge to migrate did not fail her,after a winter in Venezuela.

Martha’s Vineyard high school nine ends season on high note

Martha's Vineyard high school baseball team ended the season May 26, with some of the best play of the year, and defeated Norfolk Aggie at Walpole, 10-1, behind Will Stewart, who went the distance.

A missing sign, a hopeful resolution

Tuesday we wrote to the parents of the teenage girl who rode her bike down Dukes County Avenue in Oak Bluffs on May 30 to steal our property: Please ask your irresponsible daughter to return the 3-foot copper Dragonfly figure that she brazenly ripped from the side of our building — in plain view of traffic and pedestrians at about 7:45 pm on Memorial Day evening.

Another vote for amplification

As I sit and write this letter, I'm also getting ready to go play an outdoor, amplified concert in a beautiful Nashville, Tennessee city park.

Tell me who you are

I would appreciate it if the anonymous person who planted a geranium on my husband's grave would contact me, so that I could acknowledge their kindness.

Vineyard author Ann Lister pens “Without A Doubt”

When the editor of the Calendar section handed me this book to review, I goggled at the cover illustration: a photograph of a bare-chested buff young male embracing a slightly garbed woman, whose breast revealed side-on would match a Florida grapefruit.

“Tape” opens at Vineyard Playhouse

On Saturday, June 4, Stephen Belber's "Tape" will begin its two-week run at The Vineyard Playhouse.

Offshore wind energy development update at public forum next week

State and federal officials will hold a public information session about the status and the next steps in the development of offshore wind projects in federal waters south of Martha's Vineyard on June 9 from 5-7 pm.

Tisbury students march to honor Memorial Day

As they've done since before anyone can remember, students and teachers from the Tisbury School set off for Vineyard Haven Harbor on Friday, in a joyful but serious recognition of Memorial Day.

Platinum medal to Martha’s Vineyard middle school band

Competing in the Great East Music Festival in West Springfield early last month, the All-Island junior high school band won the event's highest award, the platinum award.

Upcoming artist receptions on Martha’s Vineyard

West Tisbury Library 4 pm, West Tisbury Library.

Noteworthy events

The Martha's Vineyard School of Ballet, with a few members from the Atlantic Coast Ballet, are performing "The Little Mermaid" this Sunday, June 5, at the Performing Arts Center at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Reel Picks

Funny chick-flick comedy that gives insight to the push-pull mechanics of women's friendships.

Thomas D. Wolff

Thomas Daniels Wolff, 66, of Kelso, Wash.