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SSA needs to fix this

This letter was written to the Steamship Authority and Bonanza Bus Line.

Think, although it takes time

Time is money, the old adage says.

Thanks to everyone

This is just a note to thank everyone for my "Change of Employment Status," aka, retirement party last Thursday at the Ocean View.

She needs your help

As I type this, a full moon beams down through the large windows of my living room, Cassandra Wilson and Jacky Terrasson provide the music, and I think of an approaching anniversary.

Shopping locally has a price

This is a copy of a letter sent to the owner of Bunch of Grapes.

False and defamatory charges

I have read and heard with increasing disgust the destructive methods employed in the campaign to build a new kitchen at the West Tisbury School.

Kindness made such a difference

On the morning of Tuesday, January 10, the Steamship Authority went above and beyond.

Unaffordable then, unaffordable now

We like to think we're doing what we should to correct the imbalance between folks who need houses and the stock of houses they can afford.

It’s not your grandfather’s winter

In this space in January 1999, the theme was the weather.

Recipe for fun: A crock pot, games, and winter weather

Whether you choose to do something special for yourself or engage in winter merriment with friends, there are still some great Island venues to visit.

Florence A. Dove

Florence A.

Arthur Wyche

Arthur Wyche, a long-time seasonal resident of Martha's Vineyard, died in Los Angeles, California, on December 30, 2011, after complications from ongoing treatment for a heart condition.

Deer season harvest, road kill make for fine dinner fare

I brought home my first deer carcass, a road kill, over Thanksgiving. As I sorted through it, I realized I had no idea what to do with all the meat.

New Alzheimer’s group will link caregivers with resources

The new group is specifically designed for those caring for Alzheimer's patients. Some of the areas to be discussed include the stages of Alzheimer's.

“Stick Fly” playwright finds Oak Bluffs atmosphere refreshing

"I find the racial dynamic refreshing. I was always made to feel so welcomed," playwright Lydia Diamond said.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Le Havre”

Finnish-born director Aki Kaurismaki captures perfectly the droll French humor in his charmer, "Le Havre."

John W. Mayhew

He died in the early morning hours, around the time he would rise to go fishing years ago.