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A winning recipe at the Kale Festival

Combining three local ingredients "” kale, cranberries, and feta cheese "” this recipe combines freshness and great taste.

First annual Kale Festival on Martha’s Vineyard

Fruits get festivals, saints and ethnic groups too. So why not celebrate kale, good for you and tasty, if you know how to prepare it.


Ryan Christopher Pierce and Lynn Cannata Mondani were married in an evening ceremony on June 25, 2011 at the Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station in Haddam, Conn.

Teen center at YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard opens Saturday

A nomad no more, the teen center finally has a large, modern, centrally located home "” and it's permanent.


Leroy K.

Hockey players plan food drive for the Island Food Pantry

To repay the community for the support they get, MVRHS boys hockey players will run an ambitious food drive next weekend.

The law makes service dogs welcome

In regard to the Letter to the Editor by

A fist bump for thanks

To the town of Oak Bluffs Health Department, Shirley Fauteux, and Colleen Morris, your timely, concerned, and helpful response to my complaint about the smell coming from discarded scallop shells and deer carcasses at the foot of Medeiros Cove is appreciated.

Protect our oceans and the sharks in them

We at the Shark Free Marinas Initiative (SFMI) applaud the efforts of the Vineyarders Against Shark Tournaments to bring the Martha's Vineyard community together in support of sharks inhabiting the waters of New England.

Teen scold says 3,000 square feet is enough

I've sent this letter to the Martha's Vineyard Commission.

Utility pole profusion

It was a little over four weeks ago in Vineyard Haven where what did appear on the lower part of Spring Street but brand [new] NSTAR utility poles right by the existing ones.

Thanks, and visit us

We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the community for supporting us through the possible closing of the Steamship Authority's

35 years and counting, with your help

2012 will mark the 35th anniversary of the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group.

War is war; not much has changed

The United States has now for years been embroiled in a war that we yet struggle to define and which has no borders.

The duck stamp – art, utility, conservation

Thank you so much for spotlighting the Federal Duck Stamp in your Nov.

Loving care

I would like to thank all of the staff at the MV Hospital for the attention, care and love showered on my beloved wife, mother of my children, and best friend of 25 years, Ellen Bang-Birge.

Back to the drawing board

I drive a bus through the intersection by the Blinker half a dozen times a day, so I read Nis Kildegaard's attack on the anti-rotary movement (

Blinker intersection not just an Oak Bluffs issue

This is in response to Nis Kildegaard's Soundings

Roundabout will be a ‘disfigurement’

Well, here we are heading for court regarding the roundabout.

In the Woods says goodby to so many friends

Twenty-seven years is a long time — time enough to have made some good friends with our neighbors and so many of our loyal customers and employees.