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Don’t do it, don’t use that exclamation point!

One Wednesday evening recently, as we put the finishing touches on another print edition of The Times, we chatted about semi-colons. At your dinner...

The Vineyard’s better August angels

The president and his family arrive this weekend. They and we can all go to The Fair next weekend and enjoy ourselves. But, till...

Help offered to new parents

Becoming a parent brings the whole gamut of human emotions and challenging responsibilities.

Thunder’s not so happy life, and death

I was saddened by the article about Thunder.

A job well done

I would just like to compliment the Oak Bluffs Library on the outstanding job the staff is doing to provide programs of interest for all ages.

Another crack in our Island-ness

Two Saturdays ago, I stopped by the Dumptique.

Tremendous efforts by hospital staff

Living on Martha's Vineyard is often times a trade-off.

We’ve heard you

A short while ago, Dreamland was rented out for a benefit concert featuring Lori McKenna.

Such good care

I just wanted to take a moment to thank all the wonderful people at the OB/GYN office and maternity at the MV Hospital.

Heroic efforts, on Norman’s behalf

I thank everyone for their heroic efforts to save my horse, Norman, when he recently suffered a brutal laminitis attack.

Heartfelt thanks

To the Editor:There was a wonderful guy, gal, or family who found my black leather fanny pack, with all my essentials, at the Portuguese-American Club Feast in July.

Don’t miss Back Door Donuts

phenomenon of Back Door Donuts by some evening joining the line in the Reliable Market parking lot off Kennebec Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Roundabout critic no longer

Was I ever wrong about the Roundabout.

Better nursing care may be a ballot issue

The Massachusetts Nurses Association is putting a ballot question on the 2014 Massachusetts ballot.

In Vineyard Haven, the SSA is the problem

As I watch the many hearings to discuss how we can make Stop & Shop solve all our traffic problems, I can't help but ask, what is the cause of our traffic in Vineyard Haven, and what is the solution? The answer is the Steamship Authority — the elephant in the neighborhood.

An erosion of respect

To say that Featherstone Center for the Arts is a very special place is not enough to describe what it means to so many people.

Sales tax holiday is this weekend

Shoppers, start making your lists.

Landscapes of color glow at Gould Gallery

Abstract art in the spotlight.

Sussing out a fever of unknown origin

Fever in a previously healthy young cat is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection.

SSA bomb jokester receives suspended sentence

A Steamship Authority passenger who joked about having a bomb as he prepared to board a ferry in Woods Hole just two weeks after the Boston Marathon bombings received a suspended jail sentence in Falmouth District Court Friday.