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Elizabeth Avery Caraboolad of Boston and James Joseph Trahon of Cohasset have announced their engagement.

Cdr. Christopher Herr completes duties as helicopter squadron commander

In a ceremony Sunday, West Tisbury native Commander Christopher Herr, U.S. Navy, passed command of the Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 70 to his successor.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Felix neck welcomes new development assistant Laura Hearn Caruso has joined Mass Audubon at Felix Neck where she is the new development assistant. She...

Measuring quality of life: a delicate balance

We trust he will tell us when it's time to say good-bye.

Nurturing winter green, learning about beans

Holly provides spiky, glossy, evergreen foliage, and red berries, a valuable asset to the winter garden and landscape, not to mention to the birds it shelters.

Business brief: Exercise for Free at Mansion House

The Mansion House Health Club will open its doors to the exercising public on Sunday, December 15 to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Cape...

Business brief: Rainford accountant office moves to State Road

The office of Rainford & Rainford PC and accountants Michael S Kaplan (CPA) and Thomas Rainford (CPA) has moved from 20 Union Street Vineyard...

Business brief: Peter C. Fyler named to MAR board of directors

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West Tisbury tax rate rises for fiscal 2014

The West Tisbury selectmen have approved an increase in the town's real estate tax rate for the 2014 fiscal year, to $5.41 from $5.26...

Farm Neck Foundation announces grants

The grants are: $1,287, Garden Gate Child Development Center (To send two teachers to the National Association of the Education of Young Children's annual conference in Washington, D.

Chilmark voters make quick work of special town meeting

Voters moved expeditiously through the short warrant, but deferred decisions on several important issues.

Behind the music at the Chamber Music Society

Distinguished musicians and unusual musical insights mark the Thanksgiving concert.

Eighty years of home made Happy Holiday cards

Treasures, given and received by Island families over the decades.

Forecasters say snow on the way today

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory.

Academic Honors

High Honors: Kiana Casey, Samantha Cassidy, Julia Crocker, John Morris, Thiago Muniz, Sam Rollins, Meghan Sawyer.

Ocean Park in a different holiday light

A little fun with a camera and lights makes the holiday season bright.


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Mail cards and ship packages early

A shorter holiday season means busier days at post office counters on Martha's Vineyard.