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Abuse of power in Oak Bluffs

I take my hat off to Stan Merry and Jack Coleman and the Sign.

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Thank you for doing a good job and helping the community with news updates, calendar, etc.

Support for families experiencing mental illness

As a year-round resident and a mother of a mentally ill son, I feel it is my duty to spread the awareness of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Thanks to so many

Thanks to the generosity of Islanders, more than 1,100 bunches of daffodils were purchased this year, to benefit the American Cancer Society, raising more than $11,000.

The question not on the ballot

Well, I truly thought that my last letter regarding the roundabout was it.

Too unjust to excuse

I hear all too often rich people, who usually call themselves conservatives, accusing more liberal and poorer people of resorting to "class warfare.

So many to thank

On Sunday March 25, a hearty group of runners/walkers participated in the 14th Annual St.

Power to the peaceful

As moderator for the Empowerment and Education Working Group of Occupy MV, I thank all the volunteers and businesses whose time and donations made The People's Kitchen and our first Eyes Wide Open free community meal and movie event this past Saturday possible.

Noteworthy events

DCLA in Boston, string concert at the Old Whaling Church, the annual Grace Church Preschool fundraiser, Promising Young Poets, and The Lampost opening.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

Loosely based on the 1980s TV show.

Albert Hurwitz

Al Hurwitz, age 91, died late in the afternoon of March 24 in Los Angeles, Calif.

Two women dead, one injured in Aquinnah auto accident

Police said the Land Cruiser struck an electrical box, a porch attached to a garage, and then traveled up a hill striking a tree head-on.

Three more opportunities to see Island Theatre Workshop’s one acts

A series of one act plays, which will conclude a two-week run this weekend, give us quick, yet insightful glimpses into human nature.

West Tisbury ponders future with beer and wine

Although selectmen approved the draft regulations, they will still go through one more round of public scrutiny before they are finalized.

Vineyard theater owners explain lag time with blockbusters

Why Vineyard theaters often don't have access to blockbuster films until after the initial buzz has died down.

Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard’s talk on “terroir”

This past Friday, Jackee Foster and Jan Buhrman treated guests to a Slow Food Martha's Vineyard talk and tasting with a focus on "terroir."

DA says West Tisbury shooting Friday was act of self defense

Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said Cynthia Bloomquist acted in self defense when she shot her husband during a violent struggle.

Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club ends season with “Glee”

Skating to the theme of "Glee: Hits on Ice," students, alumni, and special guest Alexander Aiken showed the audience the fruits of their hard work this past year.