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High school harriers dominate 5K for KJ

Jeremy Alley-Tarter won the race, Julia Neville was the women's winner, and Patrick Best was the race runner-up. All three are MVRHS standouts.


Katherine and Jason Merrill of Edgartown announce the birth of their daughter, Juliet Rose Merrill, on November 12 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.


After a too-brief honeymoon, both Nili and Dylan returned to their positions in family businesses; Dylan at Dolby Electric and Nili Beth at Mansion House.

Arabian nights at Tisbury School

Tisbury school seventh and eighth graders present —Aladdin Jr." this weekend.

Marines are looking for a few good toys

The Toys for Tots program spends less than three percent of donations it receives on fundraising and overhead, according to a press release.

Tisbury closes part of Lagoon Pond to scalloping

Selectmen Jeff Kristal and Jon Snyder voted in favor of closing the area on Wednesday.

Mabelle Benson Medowski

Mabelle Benson Medowski died peacefully in her Lambert's Cove ancestral home on November 12, 2013 attended by family and friends.

Vera S. Mikush

Vera Schiebe Mikush died on November 16 at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville, Maryland.

Final medical marijuana applications due

Four Island businesses must submit complete applications and a $30,000 check to be considered.

West Tisbury Library Foundation completes $1.8 million donation

The foundation's check for $351,068 completes its pledge for the town library renovation project.

Max Fitness and MVRHS in Gibson hockey final

Cellar-dwellers during the regular season, Max upset the top-seeded Sharks in a testy tilt, while the high schoolers sank the Pirates in OT.

The art of the dart

Islanders and residents have been playing darts at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs for nearly 40 years as a fun, inexpensive way to get together with friends and test their skills.

Tennis, turkeys, and fun for a good cause

In the 17th Turkey Open at the Vineyard Tennis Center, the players competed for Thanksgiving turkeys to benefit Doctors Without Borders.

Sports highlights

Lizzie Williamson of Edgartown defeated Victoria Scott of Edgartown, 6-0, 6-1, last Friday in a Junior Exhibition Series match at the Vineyard Youth Tennis Bubble.

Family to Family

To the Editor: This Thanksgiving, when it is time to sit down to your feast of bounty, there will be many families that will not...

Thanks to everybody

To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who kept us in their thoughts and prayers during this trying time. The...

Magical season begins

To the Editor: It's happening again, that magical holiday season with an unpredictable briskness in the air along with wonderful aromas, Island people passing by...

Alma L. Benson

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs.

Harvest of the Month: Pumpkin

Pumpkin harvest time, and a recipe for the seeds.