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Brendan D. Archibald

Brendan David Archibald, 39, of Selbyville, Delaware, died unexpectedly on Friday, September 28, 2012 in Bishopville, Maryland.

Anthony Puwal Services on Saturday, October 13

Graveside services for Anthony (Tony) Puwal who

Home from war, wounded soldiers received a Derby embrace

On September 23, ten soldiers arrived by plane to fish the Vineyard at the invitation of the Nixon family of Chilmark.

Dance ’til you drop weight at Martha’s Vineyard zumba classes

Is it a dance party? Is it an exercise class? No, it's zumba!

Featured favorites: Top 5 Romance books recommended by Vineyard bookstores

Snuggle up with one of these romance novels recommended by your Martha's Vineyard bookstores.

Heavy student backpacks can lead to future problems

The backpack should be less than 15 percent of the child's body weight and it should not hang more than four inches below the waistline.

Mushrooms, bulbs draw attention of Martha’s Vineyard gardeners

Fungi break down and digest hospitable materials, forming ever-deeper and more nutritious soils.

Eleven North in Edgartown opens its doors

On September 15, 11 North Water Street in Edgartown became Eleven North and the old David Ryan's was empty no more.

Feeling freedom: Poet laureate helps Martha’s Vineyard inmates write

Some inmates at the Dukes County House of Correction in Edgartown write poetry as a way of creating something from their jail time.

The Tisbury troubadour, Tristan Israel, has a new CD

New CD includes a song to the late Maynard Silva, another Vineyard musician.

John B. Luce

The Reverend Canon John Burroughs Luce, retired Canon Residentiary of The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, died on 17 September 2012 after a long illness at Amsterdam House in New York City where he had been in residence for the past year.

John William Waller

John William Waller died at the age of 67 on October 1, 2011.

Dorothy D. Hagen

Dorothy Downing ("Dede") Hagen of Lambert's Cove Road in Vineyard Haven died peacefully at home, with her children and husband by her side in the early morning hours of September 14, 2012.