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SSA approves repairs to storm damaged Oak Bluffs terminal

Hurricane Sandy raised the decking on the pier and damaged other parts of the structure.

Featured favorites: Books that outperformed expectations

Larson, author of Devil in the White City, jumped onto the bestseller list and stayed there, with his latest book.

Martha’s Vineyard ices Bishop Stang, 6-3

The Vineyard boys skated to their first Eastern Athletic Conference win with a solid team effort in New Bedford.

Hats off to the Squirts

MV Squirts, you are the best.


Just a note of appreciation for John Powers of the West Tisbury board of health.

Fishermen harmed by multiplying rules

The shellfish warden and shellfish committee have made it hard for Tisbury commercial fishermen to make a living without being harassed by a new regulation every week.

Not surprised by school leaders

None of this infighting amongst the police department and school administration surprises me in the least.

Vineyard Medical Services’ tick bite protocol

Nelson Sigelman's article [Gone huntin': Deer season carries risks for the hunter and the hunted, January 3] on deer ticks and the risk to hunters is filled with valuable information and advice.

Amazing police work

I would like to give thanks to all the people who helped retrieve Thunder, the Island's famous 400-pound Berkshire boar, on loan to me from Native Earth Teaching Farm.

Charles W. Morgan’s Vineyard captains and crew

Thanks for publishing Nelson Sigelman's excellent article about Gannon and Benjamin Boatyard building a whaleboat for the whaleship Charles W.

Economics underpins it all

In January, one year ago, Philippe Jordi, executive director of the Island Housing Trust, and David Vigneault, executive director Dukes County Regional Housing Authority...

What was the point, after all?

The other day in the office we debated whether the The Journal News in White Plains ought to have published a graphic that mapped the names and addresses of nearly 34,000 handgun permit holders in the newspaper's circulation area.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls hockey auction is scheduled for Saturday, February 2, at the Rod and Gun Club off of Third Street in Edgartown.

Martha’s Vineyard swimmers fall just short against Sacred Heart

The Vineyarders had their best meet yet Monday against Sacred Heart. The boys came within two points of a win and the girls lost by only five.

State tourney berth on hold for Martha’s Vineyard girls hoopsters

The Vineyarders missed out on a chance to clinch a state tourney berth and will have to wait until Friday vs. tough Coyle Cassidy for another shot.

Martha’s Vineyard ‘D’ too much for Dartmouth in boys hoops win

The Vineyarders held the Indians to only two points in the second quarter, while amassing a 39-17 halftime lead.

Services for Barbara St. Pierre

Services for Barbara St.