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First Wedding at Tashmoo Spring Building

Updated, 12:20 pm, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. In a silvery satin gown handmade by her mother, Katherine J. Ellsworth, a Brooklyn resident formerly of Gorham,...

Arts and Society’s Bloomsday returns to Katharine Cornell Theatre

Arts and Society presents its annual Bloomsday celebration at the Katharine Cornell Theatre this Monday, June 16, the date on which the fictional events...

Tisbury rededicates Veterans Memorial Park

The Navy Band marched in step amid the strains of patriotic music, delighting onlookers along the parade route Saturday.

As always, “Taste” delights

Food, drink, music, and fanciful attire highlighted The Taste of the Vineyard 2014.

Leave the cats alone

To the Editor: What a shame that all this money, I wonder how much, is going to rid one species in order to save another...

Express your opposition

To the Editor: The Triangle apartments, a development project that will prove highly disruptive and dangerous to traffic flows in and around the Edgartown Triangle,...

SSA continues to divert ferries from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven

Updated  at 3:59 pm, Friday, June 13, 2014 The Steamship Authority is diverting selected trips from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven due to weather conditions. M/V...

Hiring a friend’s kid & Anonymous greetings

You’re not obligated to do something that goes against your own interests unless perhaps her father is in the Mafia. If she’s not a good match for the job, don’t hire her. That’s an easy call. The harder call is figuring out how to break the news to both parent and child with minimal damage.

With thanks and gratitude

To the Editor: The family of JoAnn deBettencourt would like to thank everyone for the love and support shown to us during the loss of...

Touched our lives

To  the Editor: Last Tuesday night Windemere was so fortunate to have the young men from Station Menemsha come down Island and join us for...

Pleased, honored, and humbled

To the Editor: On May 17th the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School named the tennis courts in my name. It was a huge honor that...

Ring the bell for Ralph and Ethel

To the Editor: The sounding of the bell has been an important symbol in New England for the start and the close of concerted activity,...

Thank you!

To the Editor: On Saturday, June 7, we celebrated our son Robbie Gale’s 50th birthday. As Robb’s parents we know that Robb is a very special...

Windemere auction exceeded expectations

To the Editor: The auction held on Friday, June 6, in support of the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s recreation department raised over $24,500. Annual program...

Island grace

To the Editor: On April 27th, we received the phone call no parent ever wants to get. Our beloved daughter, Elinor, was critically injured in...

All wet

To the Editor: We don't really care to air our grievances in public, but we would like to respond to inaccuracies regarding wet storage of...

Haitian fiber arts show off vibrant culture of a country in need

An exhibit of art quilts, designed and hand-stitched by women in Haiti, will be on view at the Chilmark branch of Santander bank from...

Doris Sheldon Ritter

Doris Sheldon Ritter died peacefully on June 1, 2014, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Sarasota, Florida. She was 91.Doris went through school in West...

The Wild Northern to play at The Dive Bar

Boston band The Wild Northern (TWN) will take the stage at the Dive Bar in Oak Bluffs this Saturday, June 14, for their first-ever...

MVRHS Salutatorian speech

Welcome friends, family, faculty and fellow graduates to the graduation ceremony of the class of 2014. Today marks our last day in high school, and...