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Oscar winning ‘Amour’ is occasion for end of life discussion

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard leads a post-screening talk about the pain and confusion when long, loving relationship's end.

Featured Favorites: Good Books, Good Movies

Featured Favorites: Good Books, Good Movies recommended by Bunch of Grapes.

Why buy e-books, when you can e-borrow them?

It's a complicated deal. Vineyard Haven Library tutorials will help you download the titles you want.

Island diet is rooted in the earth and sea

What is an Edgartown turkey, and why would you eat it? (Hint: it doesn't gobble.)

Births

Willow F.

Ellie Reece at home in a healing profession

Hospital administration at Boston Children's Hospital is a natural step for this Vineyarder.

An aging American Legion hopes to recruit new members

The once thriving community organizations, where military veterans once socialized, now struggle to maintain their vitality.

Six principles to boost native species in your yard

A green lawn and beds of non-native ornamentals benefit the lawn and garden product industry more than native wildlife.

Poets corner: White Winter

The Martha's Vineyard Times welcomes contributions to Poet's Corner.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Despite a blizzard, snow dumps and complaints about a "real winter," the Island's duplicate bridge players keep coming back for new challenges.

Boat House Foundation continues its giving ways

The Boathouse Foundation has committed to making an annual $25,000 donation to the YMCA.

Engagement

Morgan Hauck of Edgartown and Manny Dias of Seekonk announce their engagement.

Academic Honors

Benjamin Hopkins of West Tisbury at Connecticut College in New London, Conn.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

February 15, 2013Scott E. Fielding, Vineyard Haven; DOB 4/1/92, breaking and entering a building during daytime to commit a felony: dismissed at the request...

MGH, Partners give $3 million for Windemere upgrades

The money will be used to upgrade the Martha's Vineyard Hospital nursing home's deteriorating building, inside and out.

Oak Bluffs

The weather seems to go from snowy winter to promises of spring to come.

Chilmark

It was one-stop shopping, so to speak, at the Registry of Motor Vehicles last week.

Aquinnah

Well, of course since it is vacation week there is not much to report.