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Jack and Rick

There is an ironic aspect to the current political scene upon which I have not seen comment by the usual pundits.

Not a union member

After reading Janet Hefler's article

Comcast’s commitment, no commitment at all

I'm writing in response to Steve Hackley's OpEd

What kind of a commitment, really?

Regarding Steve Hackley from Comcast's comments about Comcast "serving Martha's Vineyard"

Comcast – PR and misrepresentations

Comcast continues its public relations dance in both local newspapers.

Comcast arrogance and hypocrisy

The hypocrisy and arrogance of Comcast vice president Steve Hackley's March 15

Don’t want to wait for Hunger Games

The Hunger Games are almost here.

Telltale signs of good old spring

I'm not worried about the mild winter and the early and heartening plunge into spring.

A shift in Tisbury, in response to the times

Tisbury selectmen have abandoned their longstanding property tax policy, which shifted a significant share of the tax burden from residential property owners to business property owners.

ITW One Act Festival on Martha’s Vineyard stage

The Island Theater Workshop is now well into its fifth decade "” and still going strong.

Oak Bluffs

For the moment, it seems that we have skipped spring, which we usually do not have anyway, and gone directly to summer.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival: A community effort

It started with a sold out show about health care in America and ended with another sellout "” a film that touched on apartheid in South Africa.

Bidding included in bill raising renewable energy requirements

In the wake of criticism over the cost to ratepayers of long-term energy contracts signed by National Grid and NStar to purchase power from Cape Wind, a panel of lawmakers on Tuesday endorsed a bill that would introduce competitive bidding to the renewable energy marketplace while more than doubling the amount of renewably energy utilities must purchase.

What’s new at Bunch of Grapes, Martha’s Vineyard’s bookstore

Bunch of Grapes on Main Street in Vineyard Haven is a unique, two-floor collection of books, gifts, journals, games, reference books, and more.

Cuban music, romance animate “Chico & Rita”

"Rango" may have won the Oscar this year, but "Chico & Rita" deserved it too. It makes for a haunting combination of music, animation, & storytelling.

In the kitchen with Martha’s Vineyard’s Daniele Dominick

Daniele Dominick is the executive chef, owner, and prep cook of The Scottish Bakehouse in Vineyard Haven.

Photos: St. Patrick’s Day on Martha’s Vineyard

Last weekend, Edgartown stepped up its St. Patrick's Day festivities with a parade and live music.