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Special, it is

To the Editor: Your invitation in the October 17 At Large column was too much to resist. Here's one idea in story form. How shall...

Not on Dukes County Avenue

To the Editor: Recently the Oak Bluffs planning board voted to create an overlay zoning district for registered marijuana dispensaries (RMD), which includes the complete...

Wonderful community event

To the Editor: A glorious fall day ushered in more than 200 friends and neighbors to the Tisbury School's 10th annual Harvest Festival. The Harvest...

Not the place for a marijuana dispensary

To the Editor: On October 3, against the recommendations of the selectmen, town administrator, police department, and local residents, the Oak Bluffs planning board decided...

Looking ahead to Red Stocking

To the Editor: The 2013 Red Stocking applications will be available by October 25 at various locations around the Island. Red Stocking has been providing...

Gratitude for your help

To the Editor: On Saturday, October 12, community members from across Martha's Vineyard gathered to raise awareness and support for individuals and families whose lives...

Plans for an older population presented today

The Thursday program will identify steps Martha's Vineyard can take now to prepare for what is described as the silver tsunami.

Sports Highlights

JGMML standings: Sharks 3-1-1, Pirates 2-2-0, MVRHS 1-1-2, Max Fitness 0-2-2.

Island riders tested their skills in the Hunter Pace

The Martha's Vineyard Horse Council Hunter Pace ride was held Sunday in the State Forest on a picture-perfect fall morning. Sixteen riders of varying...

MVRHS golfers are Cape and Islands champs

The Vineyarders, who had to win five of their final six matches to qualify for the state tournament, topped 11 other schools in the sectional playoffs to advance to the state finals.

MVRHS Sports Highlights

The girls varsity soccer team played its home finale Wednesday afternoon against Dennis-Yarmouth.

West Tisbury girls, Edgartown boys junior high track champs

The Hawks and Eagles were champion birds of a feather Friday at MVRHS in front of a large, enthusiastic crowd.

House of Colour clothing swap benefits Friends of Family Planning

A raffle for a variety of door prizes helped raise funds.

Dog fights, bites on the rise in 2013 in Edgartown

A 2013 summer animal control report finds an increase in dog-related incidents this year. Meanwhile, cat-calls are down

Composting: because waste is a terrible thing to waste

The latest technology for turning waste into pay dirt gains ground on the Vineyard

Small wasps bring down big black oaks

The infestation is Island-wide with no end in sight.

Oak Bluffs selectmen seek funding for downtown improvements

Federal money administered by the state may get the ball rolling on a Circuit Avenue rebound.

Chill Billy Revue: The best of local music

Live bands, DJ's, acoustic sets around the bonfire "” the spirit of music on Martha's Vineyard.

Ghost Island Farm creates a giant pumpkin

Megan Mendenhall of West Tisbury, a farm employee, applied the finishing touches of orange paint on Tuesday night while Mr.

Community Shorts

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