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SCORE: Adds non-profit counseling to portfolio

Island SCORE, previously focused on businesses, has moved to assist non-profit groups.

High school student raises money on-line for his visual novel

Gamer Erin Sullivan of Tisbury is creating an interactive reading experience.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

April 12, 2013 Carlos Ramires Damian, Edgartown; DOB 1/8/72, OUI-liquor or .08%, 2nd offense, marked lanes violation, possession of open container of alcohol in motor...

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

The life story of Jackie Robinson.

For one relieved cancer patient, MGH is now around the corner

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center (MGHCC) now provides medical oncology and hematology services at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Stop expanded oil drilling off the East Coast

I recently signed a "We the People" petition written by Ted Danson and Oceana, to stop the expansion of offshore drilling off the East Coast.

Filling the ADHD gap

I recently attended Melanie Miller's lecture on and discussion of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Thanks for a great event

Thank you to everyone who participated and supported for the 2013 Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard on Saturday, May 4.

Not to be forgotten

The residents and staff of Windemere thank the Martha's Vineyard High School's National Honor Society for bringing the Senior Prom to Windemere on Sunday afternoon.

Thanks to supporters

Friends of the Tisbury Council on Aging thank supporters who attended our Springtime Tea, introducing Tisbury town administrator, John "Jay" Grande, to the senior community.

Gracious hosts

On behalf of the board of the Cape and Islands Chapter of the American Red Cross (ARC), we thank Richard Paradise and the Martha's Vineyard Film Center for graciously hosting a showing of "The Sapphires," an upbeat and moving movie, on April 27, to benefit the Red Cross and the disaster shelters offered on the Vineyard.

Defend Katama from the noise

Once again, the management/owners of the Field Club have decided to stretch the limits of their permit approvals to better meet their needs at the expense of the community.

Amazing gift

I, a grateful neighbor, am very moved by the Kennedy/Schlossberg family gift of $100,000 to the Aquinnah Affordable Housing Fund.

Where he became Johnny Seaview

Our family thanks you all for the warm welcome you gave us at the service and luncheon held April 27 for Oliver Hazard Perry.

Wonders of the Mill Pond

Passing by the Mill Pond, I am always struck by its beauty and the variety of wildlife that enjoy its waters all year-round — the otters sliding on the ice or diving under water; the ducks and geese placidly swimming around; the majestic swans gliding on its surface; and the amazing aerial fishermen, the osprey, diving for their catch.

How did this happen?

I was struck by your choice of title for the picture of the Schifter project on the front page of the May 2 edition.

Unfortunate bedfellows

I read with interest the article in the April 4 edition of your paper on Island Grown Initiative's (IGI) hiring of Keith Wilda [Island Grown Initiative, spreading its roots, hires a farmer], with his extensive and varied farming experience.

A shopping opportunity for a better Water Street plan

Stop & Shop's plans to redesign, reorganize, consolidate, and enlarge its Water Street, Tisbury store presents itself as an opportunity for the town. Leave...