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Just raise the rates

As of September 21, Steamship Authority patronage was up robustly among passengers, automobiles, and freight.

That wasn’t a debate, this was a debate

Print deadlines made it impossible to use this space to comment on last night's presidential debate.

Scalable solution

Consultant Karen Sunnarborg is at work now preparing an Island housing needs assessment, a much-needed update to the reports prepared in 2001 and 2005 for the Martha's Vineyard Commission.

Hilma Ann Dumont

Hilma Ann Dumont of Orlando, Florida, and West Tisbury died in Orlando on September 22, 2012.

Brendan D. Archibald

Brendan David Archibald, 39, of Selbyville, Delaware, died unexpectedly on Friday, September 28, 2012 in Bishopville, Maryland.

Anthony Puwal Services on Saturday, October 13

Graveside services for Anthony (Tony) Puwal who

Home from war, wounded soldiers received a Derby embrace

On September 23, ten soldiers arrived by plane to fish the Vineyard at the invitation of the Nixon family of Chilmark.

Dance ’til you drop weight at Martha’s Vineyard zumba classes

Is it a dance party? Is it an exercise class? No, it's zumba!

Featured favorites: Top 5 Romance books recommended by Vineyard bookstores

Snuggle up with one of these romance novels recommended by your Martha's Vineyard bookstores.

Heavy student backpacks can lead to future problems

The backpack should be less than 15 percent of the child's body weight and it should not hang more than four inches below the waistline.

Mushrooms, bulbs draw attention of Martha’s Vineyard gardeners

Fungi break down and digest hospitable materials, forming ever-deeper and more nutritious soils.

Eleven North in Edgartown opens its doors

On September 15, 11 North Water Street in Edgartown became Eleven North and the old David Ryan's was empty no more.

Feeling freedom: Poet laureate helps Martha’s Vineyard inmates write

Some inmates at the Dukes County House of Correction in Edgartown write poetry as a way of creating something from their jail time.