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Pleased that the Pledge is in school

I was very pleased to read the High School View in the MV Times, January 12, about the Pledge of Allegiance being said daily again in school.

A lunch to enjoy

This weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the MV Center for Living's luncheon at the Grill, where we learned about the Scots on Martha's Vineyard and the history of the Scottish Society.

Amazing, even in winter

Who would imagine that in the middle of January on Martha's Vineyard, a weekend with some of the shortest days and coldest nights of the year, the Steamship Authority would transport hundreds of visitors to our Island with one key destination in mind – the MV Ice Arena.

Wonderful care

I thank the Vineyard Haven EMT's and police, who responded on the morning of January 12, when I needed to be taken to the hospital.

Thanks for your kindness

I thank the thoughtful person who found my glasses in the ball field parking lot in Vineyard Haven on Saturday.

Another approach to the Mill Pond dam

To the Editor: The town of West Tisbury is currently investigating what should be done at the site of the town-owned Mill Pond, the last...

Not a decision for the principal alone to make

As the grandparent of two Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School students, I would like to respond to the

Thanks to all

It was so inspiring to have such a large turnout to the Occupy event, and so positively received.

What occupy Wall Street is all about

Ninety-plus people gathered at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center for an afternoon of videos, music, and discussions about the Occupy Wall Street movement.

Hardly Dr. King’s formula

At this time of the year, we reflect on and remember the teachings and philosophy of the late Dr.

The American Dream misunderstood by leaders

It was difficult to sit through the recent town hall meeting and listen to Congressman William Keating and state Sen.

To a friend

Loving husband, proud father, and dear friend.

For the children, not the corporation

When we talk about issues surrounding school food, it is important to first ground ourselves in the facts about kids and their health.

They need a boathouse that suits their needs

A commenter yesterday liked the

Where to shop?

Early in each new year, I spend a week examining the Christmas season just ended for holiday shopping trends.

Vineyard Nursing: A Prescription for a Healthy Senior Community

Like many people this time of year, I am in the midst of my year-end "review" of Vineyard Nursing Association – appraising our progress and gauging our preparedness for what 2012 might bring.

Print Shop Studio on Vineyard opens doors for musicians

Phil DaRosa and friend Ryan Casey opened the Print Shop Studio this past November, a small music studio above DaRosa's in Oak Bluffs.

Reel Picks

A cruise ship, mischief, and a shipwreck.

Noteworthy events

Island Theatre Workshop (ITW) is looking for directors – with projects – for their upcoming One Act Play Festival to be held at the end of March at the Katharine Cornell Theatre in Vineyard Haven.

Winter savings add up

Energy saving tips plus deals at Edgartown Cinemas, Stop and Shop, and a bit about the Island Club Card.