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Robert J. Dozier

Robert James Dozier, an award-winning screen writer who began his career in the Golden Age of television, died peacefully after a long illness on Friday, January 6, at his home in Edgartown.

Services held Sunday for Jason Rabinovitz

Jason Rabinovitz, 90, died in Los Angeles on January 2, at the UCLA Medical Center.

West Tisbury will ask voters to fund rising roundabout legal bill

The town administrator said the bill will effectively deplete the town's legal budget. A special town meeting may be needed to appropriate more money.

SJC immigrant health care ruling expected to cost $150 million

The decision paves the way for thousands of legal Massachusetts immigrants to rejoin a heavily subsidized health program for low-income residents.

SJC says state must provide health coverage to legal immigrants

The program, known as the Commonwealth Care Bridge Program, unfairly discriminates against legal immigrants, the court ruled.

Islanders compete at Boston University meet

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Sports highlights

MV Youth Hockey has announced that the Instructional program at the Arena will be free of charge for the winter season, from early January through mid-March.

Mercier nets five goals in Vineyard win

Mercier had a hat trick in the third period, assisted by Aubrey Ashmun, Kuehne, Cimeno, and Johnson.

Vineyard icemen keel-haul Whalers, lose to Sandwich

Saturday's lackluster performance followed on the heels of the Vineyarders' 10-2 thrashing of the Nantucket Whalers Friday night.

Vineyard hoopsters take four of five

The boys JV game was a seesaw affair with a multitude of fouls, but at the end the day, the game belonged to the Islanders.


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Poem: To One Super Scary Critter

It once forced a famous lady named Muffetto hastily vacate her tuffet.

Sometimes, homemade games are the most fun of all

Why let Parker Brothers or centuries of invention get in the way? Make up your own game, indoors or out.

A windy annual Christmas Bird Count with few surprises

This year's Christmas count took place on Monday, January 2, with about 60 Islanders and guests participating.

New development director at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services

Kathleen Johnson, the Island's principal social services provider's new development director, has the perfect background for the job.

Oak Bluffs couple’s dogged efforts to find pet pay off

Waylon, adopted that day from a foster home in Rhode Island, was officially missing. His owners were frantic and began to search.

Mansion House celebrates 27 years with slumber party

The Mansion House in Vineyard Haven is again offering Vineyarders a "staycation" to celebrate the hotel's 27th anniversary.


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Vineyard Golf Club Foundation makes grants

The Vineyard Golf Club Foundation (VGCF) Wednesday announced its 2011 list of recipients for grants totaling more than $100,000.