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To save the Mill Pond, dredge it

The West Tisbury Mill Pond is a biological treasure.

Thanks selectmen and changes her view

I am writing to thank the West Tisbury selectmen for sponsoring that very informative forum [West Tisbury forum airs competing visions for Mill Pond, January 31] on the Mill Pond.

Three options, three prices, for the Mill Pond

On Wednesday, January 30, close to 40 people attended the West Tisbury Selectmen's Forum on the future of the Mill Pond.

A caregiving mission

During the last election, seven out of 10 people in the state of Massachusetts voted to decriminalize marijuana and legalize it for medicinal use.

Winter weather – it is what it is

In late fall, when the long-range forecasts of winter weather began to appear, they ran the gamut from cold and snowy to variable and...

The Mill Pond questions is not yet ripe for resolution

Notwithstanding selectman Richard Knabel's disgruntlement [Muddying the Mill Pond Issue, January 31 Letters to the Editor] at the prospect of yet another discussion of what to do with the Mill Pond, his fellow selectmen were wise to endorse the forum.

Regional taxes and the MVC

Computing the rate would be easy enough.

Aquinnah voters agree to purchase, save Gay Head Lighthouse

The lighthouse must be moved within the next couple of years if it is to be saved, according to experts.

Oak Bluffs School students show off talent in dance, music and song

An enthusiastic crowd enjoyed a rousing show Friday night at The Oak Bluffs School's 15th Annual Talent Show.

From Martha’s Vineyard to the Grammy awards at 78 rpm

Record collector turns part of his 78 collection into one of the best historic albums of the year.

Tisbury selectmen select Jay Grande to be next town administrator

The man tapped for the job is now the director of the Framingham planning board and has a long Vineyard connection.

Martha’s Vineyard wins fourth straight EAC boys hoops title

The Vineyarders played ferocious team defense and drove to the hoop at will in a resounding 88-46 home win over Coyle Cassidy.

February activates plants and those who tend them

Islanders are able to enjoy a much more intimate connection with nature than most, and we are appreciative.

PechaKucha: Information sharing for the short attention span age

Islanders shared their passions with a crowd via a timed slideshow at a PechaKucha event this past Friday.

One Island, one card: Islandwide CLAMS a blessing for readers

By March, all Vineyard libraries will be part of the same lending system, CLAMS.

MVRHS girls hockey auction scored big

A large, enthusiastic crowd gathered around the cozy fireplace at the M.V. Rod and Gun Club on a chilly Saturday night and raised nearly $13,000.

Walter Pizzano funeral service postponed to Monday

Walter Pizzano of Edgartown died peacefully at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital on Saturday, February 2, after a prolonged illness.

Supper and slide show for Sail Martha’s Vineyard

Hear from Sean Bercaw, who traveled around the world on a sailboat as a youngster with his family.

Ritz gets new restaurant: Carlton Kitchen at The Ritz

Dine on pub food such as sandwiches, wings, burgers, and other snacks at The Ritz.

Joann Gaspar

Joann Gaspar of Edgartown died on January 15 at the Mass General Hospital.