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Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The National Widowers' Organization, a Martha's Vineyard based nonprofit organization, announced the addition of Tweed Roosevelt to its board of directors.

Spring erupts on Martha’s Vineyard

Spring is boiling up out of the ground. Leaves unfold before our eyes!

The Island Housing Trust expanded in 2012 creating affordable housing

The Housing Trust assists Island groups with their affordable housing projects as well as developing their own.

Vineyard Auto School offers young drivers mandated safety course

A state-required Driver Attitudinal Retraining Course is now available locally for drivers ages 16 to 24 who face traffic violation penalties.

Island extends a helping hand to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

In a unique Island to island relationship, two Martha's Vineyard firefighters traveled to the Caribbean to provide fire fighting expertise.

YMCA food services director has a menu of ideas

Bryan Garrison is determined to offer Y members menu choices that combine flavor and health.

Births

Maria L.

Barbara Murphy named Meals on Wheels volunteer of the year

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands recognized Barbara Murphy of Chilmark as the "Volunteer of the Year" at the organization's annual meeting on Tuesday, May 7.

Edgartown restaurant late on disabled access deadline

The restaurant 11 North Water was supposed to install a wheelchair lift by April 1, but has not begun work. Now they want permission to use town property.

West Tisbury special town meeting takes up pot rules

Voters will be asked, when they meet Tuesday, to regulate the use of medical marijuana in public places and fund two county initiatives .

Coming up: Evening of the Arts, Grey Barn tours, and student seedling sale

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School students will show off their creative sides on Wednesday, March 22, at the annual Evening of the Arts at the high school.

Proposed FAIR Plan insurance hikes subject of May 29 hearing

The Division of Insurance will hold a public hearing on increases proposed by the Mass FAIR (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements) Plan on Wednesday, May 29, at the Barnstable Town Hall at 367 Main Street in Hyannis.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

Two theaters on Martha's Vineyard, The Vineyard Playhouse and Island Theatre Workshop, are currently running auditions for summer productions.

Featured favorites

"Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" by Nathaniel Philbrick – Nathaniel Philbrick, our Nantucket neighbor, National Book Award winner, and author of "In the Heart of the Sea" and "Mayflower" brings us another fascinating piece of history.

New probate court judge for Dukes County will sit in Essex County

The Chief Justice is responsible for assigning judges.

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

The life story of Jackie Robinson.

Youth Task Force receives $212,800 Tower Foundation Grant

The Dukes County Health Council Youth Task Force (YTF) has received a three-year grant totaling $212,800 from The Peter and Elizabeth C.

High School View, best of all

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School student newspaper, The High School View, is tops in New England for the second year in a row.

Two shows feature Vineyard artist Joe Palermo this month

Throughout a life of various career and location changes, one thing has remained a constant: Mr. Palermo has always found the time to paint.