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Looks like a good year for the SSA

Barring a collapse between now and January 1, 2013, the Steamship Authority has had a terrific 2012, especially when the current year traffic and revenue figures are compared with figures for the last five years.

Poets Corner: Ferry

Ferry The boarding lot throngs With those longing for release; Sunstruck sands and surf await. But first the mainland must be Left behind; on ship under Escort of...

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The Martha's Vineyard Fish Farm Haiti Project will hold a holiday raffle to support efforts to benefit projects in the poorest country in our hemisphere.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

November 9, 2012 Joshua L. Sperling, Chilmark; DOB 5/11/82, possession to distribute class D drug (marijuana): continued to pretrial conference. November 13, 2012 Jose Luis Arias, Oak...

Meningitis in dogs is difficult to diagnose, a challenge to treat

Like with epilepsy, there is no definitive diagnostic test nor known cause. For some reason, Isaac's immune system was attacking his own meninges.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

It was a week of "nip 'n tuck" ties for the Island duplicate bridge players.


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Lakers rally over Bulls in 2OT, Suns burn Heat in RCBL hoops

The Lakers overcame an 11-point fourth quarter deficit to stun the winless Bulls and the Suns remained unbeaten after a 130 point game vs. the Heat.

Oak Bluffs to light its tree on Wednesday, November 28

Don't forget to bring Santa a donation for the Island Food Pantry.

Countdown to Christmas: Find advent calendars on Martha’s Vineyard

Advent calendars of every kind, color, and even flavor.

Home sweet gingerbread home

A great idea for a family projet.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

A piece of recent history dramatized with real-time acting rather than special effects.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

The third annual Festival of the Wreaths is next Thursday, Nov.

Editor’s choice events happening this week

Then on Saturday, Nov.

Good things come in small packages at Louisa Gould Gallery

New show of Island artists runs through December 24.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Center features chamber music and chess

The upcoming films are "A Late Quartet" about a fictional chamber music ensemble, and "Brooklyn Castle," about a real-life middle school chess team.

Thanks for giving: Help at the holidays on Martha’s Vineyard

The following organizations are just a sampling of Vineyard charities that can use help from the community to make the holidays a little brighter for all.