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Help get gun legislation over the finish line

Tragedy unfolds in our country from the barrel of a gun every single day.

What an experience

We apologize for the delay in writing this letter to thank so many of you.

Questions about the shark tourney

This letter was sent to the Oak Bluffs harbor management committee.

A positive approach

So our president is "different.

Long run ends for Fresh Pasta Shoppe

It is a sad truth that the Fresh Pasta Shoppe of Edgartown is going to close by mid-February.

Neglect threatens Island’s attractiveness

Whither our heritage? What makes our Island distinctive and attractive? What lures our affections to return year after year? And to own taxpaying property here? I believe that it is largely our customs, traditions, and welcoming atmosphere.

Problem solved

The answer to West Tisbury's traffic problem at State and Old County Roads is simple, safe, efficient and effective: a roundabout.

A Nelson Bryant fan

Just a quick note to tell you how very much I have enjoyed the recent Nelson Bryant pieces with illustrations by Glenn Wolff.

Muddying the Mill Pond issue

West Tisbury's historic Mill Pond, on the Mill Brook, has been the subject of considerable attention going on five years now.

A disservice to community, school, and students

It is not possible for a reasonable person to understand in relative terms the philosophy behind the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's administrative reaction to two youngsters who have misbehaved.

Just a word about punctuation

Punctuation issues never get a second look from Hollywood screenwriters searching for a movie idea.

Restaurants that have stood the test of time on Martha’s Vineyard

While we remember The Daggett House and Papa's Pizza, we can count on the Ocean View, Square Rigger, and several more.

Longtime Oak Bluffs restaurant Seasons to close Sunday

The popular Circuit Avenue restaurant will be offered for sale or lease.

Pathways arts initiative livens up Chilmark winter

The performance filled evenings comprise just one initiative of an organization called Pathways Projects Institutes.

Aquinnah voters will be asked to help preserve Gay Head Light

Erosion is threatening the iconic Vineyard lighthouse. A special town meeting will address the issue of purchasing and moving the beacon.

Historical Perspective: Mr. Munroe of Edgartown – Tailor, Millionaire

He began his career as a tailor. By January 1855 he was wealthy enough to help found the Martha's Vineyard Bank of Edgartown.

Martha’s Vineyard clinches share of EAC boys hoops title

Izak Browne, Navardo Anderson, and Jack Roberts keyed a big second half as the Vineyarders overcame a slow start and beat Somerset Berkley 65-51.

Portrait-a-day project a tribute to young photographer’s home

Take a look at the website of photographer Eli Dagostino and you're likely to see someone you know.

Tisbury School sixth grader claims geography bee victory

A knowledge of railroads and the Pony Express earns David Krauthamer the top prize.