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Playing games with the data on home size

I am writing in response to a Letter to the Editor [Zoning based on bad analysis, by Robert Kenney, April 4].


In last week's coverage of the Oak Bluffs selectmen's meeting there was a comment about the deteriorating and deplorable conditions at the Strand Theater and the Island Theater.

What’s happening with the Gay Head Light?

While recently vacationing in Culebra, Puerto Rico, my wife and I chartered a boat to Culebrita for a day of exploring and to examine the Culebrita Lighthouse, decommissioned in 1975 and in a state of horrible disrepair.

Thanks for great care

My belated thanks to all the extraordinary people who responded to my need after keeling over at the Vineyard Haven Library on the evening of March 19.

Joyful promise

It is the season of miracles, the season of rebirth, and the joyful promise of a brighter tomorrow.

Patricia B. L. Wyatt

Patricia Boisvert Luce Wyatt, 69 years young, died peacefully Monday, April 8, 2013, at Falmouth Hospital as a result of complications from cancer.

Chefs start new adventures and come together for a good cause

The Port Hunter and Beach Plum Inn get new chefs for a new season.

Tisbury annual heads into a second night

Voters were unwilling to stand in the way of medical marijuana facilities. They return to consider road and harbor improvements.

West Tisbury says yes to new police station, no to county spending

Annual town meeting voters handily approved $2.5 million for a new police station and a $2.5 million operating budget but no county dollars.

Annual Strings Concert highlighted student performers

The Old Whaling Church in Edgartown provided an elegant backdrop for student musicians ranging in age from 6 to 60.

Poets Corner: Lost “” One Spring

Lost – One Spring By Barbara Peckham Where could it be? I know last Wednesday Was supposed to be the First day of spring, but Uninvited, in its place, came Rain...


Elliot M.

Edgartown voters breeze through $29.8 million, 68 articles

With plenty of free cash on hand, voters spent freely and made short work of the special and annual town meeting warrants.

Shark referendum wins, marijuana moratorium loses in Oak Bluffs

Voters say yes to a non-binding referendum restricting shark tournaments, no to a one year moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries.

Love, lies, and laughs aplenty in fun Charter School show

Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School students shone in zany Old West melodrama.

Karen Ann Deitrick

A graveside service for Karen Ann Deitrick, 68, of Cape Coral, Fla.

Andrew J. Farrissey

Andrew John Farrissey died peacefully on Sunday, April 7, surrounded by his family.

Jane Searle

Jane Searle (Jane Margaret Ritenbaugh) died of an unexpected heart attack on March 30 at Mass General Hospital, surrounded by family.