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West Tisbury voters approve zoning changes for marijuana dispensaries

Voters turned aside an amendment that would have further limited dispensary locations and postponed a bylaw to prohibit pot smoking in public.

Aquinnah special approves Gay Head Lighthouse land purchase

Voters agreed that the purchase price was fair and the property is essential to future plans for the lighthouse.

Penny Huff

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to Hope Hospice, PO Box 4188, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, whose angel-like presence was a huge relief during her last days.

Oak Bluffs voters will consider marijuana district

Special town meeting tonight, 7 pm, at the Oak Bluffs School.

Island students shine at Foxboro tech conference

The students and teacher presented an exhibit, "Flipping Math in the Fifth Grade," about a method of using technology in teaching and learning.

Margot Weston received Spirit of the Vineyard Award Saturday

The Spirit of the Vineyard Award is co-sponsored by Hospice of Martha's Vineyard and Vineyard Village at Home.

Tech support for nature lovers

Experts regularly peruse new postings to verify the IDs, making the information on BugGuide almost as reliable as that in old-fashioned, fully edited, paper-based field guides.

Wedding

They were married on 14 September 2013 and honeymooned in Southern Italy.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Tickets are available at the MVRHS cafeteria November 18 to 22 and November 25 and 26 from 11 am to 1 pm, and Friday, November 29 from 3 to 7 pm; and at the RM Packer Oil Company during regular business hours.

Business Brief: Verizon Wireless enhances up-Island 4G coverage

Verizon Wireless has improved its signal on Martha's Vineyard.

Business Brief: Mansion House hosts bodyART

Mansion House Health Club fitness director Brenda Wallis is now offering bodyART fitness classes Friday mornings at 9:30 am. On Friday and Saturday, November...

Island actor Christopher Kann stars as baseball legend Bob Feller

Mr. Kann, who got his acting start on Martha's Vineyard, recently wrapped a production in New Jersey.

The pig, the whole pig, and nothing but the pig

Swine and Dine: A Celebration of Heritage Pigs teaches us to honor local meat.

Celebrating the world of the wooden boat

Even though he's not a sailor himself, filmmaker John Stanton brings the wooden boat world to the big screen.

Academic Honors

Honor RollLachlan Cormie of Vineyard Haven at Kent School in Kent, Connecticut.

Chilmark

Today is the perfect time for everyone to look through their children's clothes and pull together a bag of gently used items — free of holes and stains — for the Annual Chilmark School PTO Fall Clothing Swap.

Aquinnah

This past Saturday was Penny Huff's memorial.

West Tisbury

I don't think any one of us has been untouched by Lyme disease.