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Noteworthy events

Art in the Stacks, last off-season lobster rolls at Grace Church, and a Community Poetry Reading at the West Tisbury Library.

Sharing our poetry heritage

April is National Poetry Month and for the 4th year in a row, the Massachusetts Poetry Festival is sponsoring an initiative to share poems.

Adam Lipsky writes, plays distinctive original music

An exceptional pianist, Adam Lipsky has gathered a group of very talented musicians – both locals and imports, for his latest CD.

Vineyard Playhouse’s Shakespeare for Masses presents “Julius Caesar”

"Julius Caesar" features Jill Macy, Christopher Roberts, Chelsea McCarthy, Brian Ditchfield, Rob Myers, and more.

Tea and “Downton Abbey” to be served in Edgartown

The seven episodes will be shown over three Sundays, April 15, 22, and 29 at 1 pm. Tea will be served and gloves and hats are optional.

Farmer supports beer and wine sales

As a resident and farmer of West Tisbury, I am writing to show my support of the town of West Tisbury's warrant to allow beer and wine sales in restaurants seating 50 or more guests.

Benefits for all, including employees

By way of introduction, we have worked at State Road since it opened and, before that, some of us worked with Mary and Jackson Kenworth at their restaurants in Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard skips the madness of March, no RCBL

For the first time in more than two decades, the RCBL, the Island's adult basketball league, failed to materialize over the winter.

Sports highlights

Seven Vineyard teams were in action over the weekend.

MVRHS sports highlights

Coach Connie McHugh's squad opened the new season Monday with a 5-0 sweep over visiting Sandwich.

Martha’s Vineyard RHS girls lacrosse team hosts British school

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls lacrosse teams hosted players last weekend from the St. Helen and St. Katharine School in England.

Thanks to all

I thank everyone who came to the "Celebrating the Art of Stan Murphy" slide show on Sunday, April 1, and made the program a success.

Not the right word

I always enjoy reading the town columns each week and finding out all the news around the Island.

And you will be missed

There was a kindness to her smile and sweetness to her face and a softness to her tone of speech and a twinkle in her eye.

Why not stop lights?

I have just returned from a vacation in the U.

How’s that scow schooner coming along?

I'm a 73-year-old ferry master/tug and barge skipper that's been on and off the water many times during life.

Faith in you restored

I have stopped watching the news because it is so depressing, but once again a Vineyarder — I don't know why I'm surprised — has restored my faith in humanity.

Disturbingly undemocratic

There were some disturbingly undemocratic elements last night at the April 10 West Tisbury town meeting.

A stern talking to and a judicious analysis of the criminal damage

And now a moment's pause to admire Edgartown District Court Judge H.

Comcast gets the news, the sequel

It wasn't just Pam Dolby who was astonished by the gulf between what Comcast says publicly about its Martha's Vineyard contract negotiations and what it really says at the negotiating table.