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Poets Corner: October Days

October DaysFluttering, turning, floatingAcross the autumn sky,Gold and scarlet and apple-sweetThe leaf-like days drift by.Lazy days of bittersweetWhen time stands almost still…But harvest...

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

The fall/winter duplicate bridge "circuit" on Martha's Vineyard is welcoming a new afternoon gathering bringing to three the number of chances each week that players have to keep their bridge skills sharp.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Tsoknyi Rinpoche, a noted teacher of Tibetan Buddhism who teaches worldwide, will speak at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center in Vineyard Haven this Sunday, Nov.

Births

Tillie A.

West Tisbury

It was still pitch black out when I awoke Tuesday, the morning after the storm.

Edgartown

Well, that was exciting.

Tisbury

Be prepared — you can stay in bed next Sunday morning and enjoy an extra hour of sleep.

Aquinnah

I'm not sure what to say this week.

Chilmark

When I commenced my writing of this column it was early Monday morning October 29.

Oak Bluffs

It is Monday morning as I am writing this column and I just returned from a brief errand in Vineyard Haven.

Why do small businesses succeed?

SCORE volunteers on Martha's Vineyard offer a few answers to that question.

Thanks

Thanks to the Vineyard Tennis Center and Workout, staff and members,Thank you for coordinating the Posture Screening and Injury Prevention Session on Saturday, October 27.

Amazing community

As many of you know by now, I have been struck down with a serious crippling and incurable disease, and my condition was recently upgraded to severe and greatly complicated by a massive infection on top of it all.

Overwhelming generosity

At this year's annual Minnesingers auction, held Friday evening at Farm Neck, parents, friends, and the Island community came together to support the group's spring performance trip to Croatia.

Vote, and save on education

All students of Adult and Community Education (ACE MV) classes held on election day, Tuesday, Nov.

An important event for Windemere

To the Editor:Cycle Martha's Vineyard had yet another successful bike ride on Sunday, October 14.

A walk for veterans – What do you think?

My name is Sergeant First Class Michael Blake, and I am an active duty US Army Reconnaissance Section Leader, stationed in Fort Hood Texas, I have 16 years of service and six operational deployments (four of which to Iraq).

For the health of Sengekontacket

The Friends of Sengekontacket (FOS), a nonprofit dedicated to preserving Sengekontacket Pond and the barrier beach, wish to thank both the Edgartown and Oak Bluffs boards of selectmen for giving us and the Joint Committee for Sengekontacket the opportunity to present a summary of the MEP report on "Senge.

Another life choice

Some voters are deeply concerned about the lives of the unborn and are basing their votes in this election solely on this issue.

Resisting social progress

The other day I encountered a young Cub Scout at Cronig's Market in Vineyard Haven.