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“No” and “People” up next at Film Center

"No," the first Chilean film nominated for a Best Foreign Film Oscar, is the final installment in a trilogy of films about Augusto Pinochet.

Gay Head Light beam will be replaced with LED blink

The Coast Guard plans to replace a bank of 1,000-watt incandescent bulbs with 80-watt LED bulbs.

We need to do something different on affordable housing

Over the years that have intervened since the first youth lot recipient decades ago hollered yippee, the size of the affordable housing problem has grown, as has the appetite for Vineyard property among the well-heeled in the Eastern Megalopolis.

Transparency overlooked

Transparency is a hot political, business, social, and cultural concept, not only nationally but here at home.


A letter to the editor published April 4, "Zoning based on bad analysis," from Robert Kenney did not include a reference to a "group of home builders.


Hibernation time is over, and my inbox definitely reflects that.

Oak Bluffs

What can we say about the weather on this Monday except thank you for the blue skies and warmer sunshine and gentle breezes.


Slowly, slowly things are coming to life here in Aquinnah.

West Tisbury

For the first time the air held that softness of spring when I walked up for the paper this morning.


Have fun and join in a fundraiser for the Island family of Karen and David Berube.


The Chilmark Community Center was all a-buzz from last Thursday afternoon though midday Sunday.

RISE dancers brought plenty of razzle and dazzle to Dreamland

The RISE Dance Company 2013 Showcase brought plenty of talent to the Dreamland stage in Oak Bluffs on Sunday.

State Youth Council Vineyard members get a taste of policy making

Two Martha's Vineyard students are charting a course in public service while participating in state efforts to give young people a say in government.

Singing to promote themselves, birds help us identify them

Bird song is everywhere, now, and the number and diversity of birds singing seems to increase every day.

In Business: SCORE advises building on existing customer base

One way to attract news customers or business is to rely on existing satisfied customers.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

March 25, 2013 Justin Brathwaite, Boston; DOB 1/20/78, operating motor vehicle with a suspended license: continued to pretrial conference. Tekla R. Silva, Vineyard Haven; DOB 9/24/61,...

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The Patients to Patients Project is a long-term undertaking with three goals: to provide chronically ill children and their families on Martha's Vineyard with ongoing support and comfort; to provide the Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Boston Children's Hospital small gifts for their patients; and give the children who have been admitted to Children's Hospital for any illness toys, books, projects, and room decorations through fund raising and donations.

Model boat show in Woods Hole, garden workshops, and “The Lost Birds”

The Woods Hole Historical Museum will host its ninth biennial Woods Hole Model Boat Show on Saturday and Sunday, April 13–14.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing on Martha’s Vineyard

An animated adventure comedy about one of the last surviving pre-historic families that embark on a road trip looking for a new cave as the earth is going through dramatic changes.

His math does not add up

Editor Doug Cabral utilizes fuzzy math, or perhaps no math at all, to reach his conclusions [At Large, March 21, 2013, The 'Not Our Crowd' approach to zoning against big houses] criticizing the proposed Chilmark bylaw aimed to regulate new house size in order to protect critical assets of the town.