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Tisbury: Run and grab a book

Notice all the smiles around you? It has to be the sunshine. We may be catching up on all that missed sunlight and that’s...

Poets’ Corner: Poor Egg Heart at Holy Days

Here hangs poor shell-less Egg Heart, vulnerable and fragile, newborn, supported only by her membrane just above her shattered, yet familiar prison shell, disassembled in chaos below. She waits for new...

Oak Bluffs: MV Gourmet reopens its (back) doors

Sometimes you just have to wait a bit for pleasant things to happen. Now the yellow flowers of spring are here, and Easter is...

West Tisbury: Tax time and Easter, too

As I write this I am feeling absolutely jaunty. Mike and I have finished and mailed in our taxes two days ahead of the...

Edgartown: Getting outdoorsy

What a weekend for outdoor time — sunshine and barbeques and numerous flip-flop sightings. I’ve been driving around with my windows down and enjoying...

A reasonable request

To the Editor: I am writing this in response to Myra Post's letter last week .  This letter is full of misinformation about health care and...

Engagement

Clarissa Leigh & Ronald Miske Jr. Gary Stead and Janet King of Oak Bluffs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Clarissa Leigh,...

Births

Rocco E. IngellisAlison E. Wilson and Matthew Ingellis of Amherst announce the birth of their son, Rocco Elvis Ingellis, at home on March 19....

Our space: The Stanwoods at home

When David plays the piano for Eleanor, she lies on the sofa and he unplugs the refrigerator and turns off the furnace. 'I’m inclined toward quiet,' he says, 'because it helps creativity, not only in my piano playing, but also with inventing.

Academic Honors

Taylor Hughes of Oak Bluffs has been inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta’s National Honor Society at Bridgewater State University. Dean’s List Clea Baumhofer of Vineyard Haven at Johns Hopkins...

Paint my wagon (or porch, or floor, or walls)

When it comes to color decisions, oh boy...There are painters who refuse to get involved...It certainly can be a can of worms, so to speak. It’s a funny psychology based on personal associations....I’ve spent endless hours mixing, matching, and changing colors for people, repainting whole rooms, sometimes three times.

Martha’s Vineyard court report

April 4, 2014 Kurt Tesch, Vineyard Haven; DOB 3/21/59, lewd, wanton & lascivious conduct, accosting/annoying person of opposite sex: continued to pretrial conference. April 11, 2014 Michael...

Andrew L. Gadzinski

Andrew L. Gadzinski of Chicago, Ill., died on April 11. He was 47. Andrew graduated from the University of Chicago Booth school of Business in...

Earth Day comes early to Oak Bluffs

COMSOG is now the Greenhouse of Martha’s Vineyard.

Earth Day, fruit trees, and broadforks

Although Sumner Silverman of Peacegate is doing a great job of spreading fig trees throughout Island gardens by making his fig tree prunings freely available, in general there is a bit of head-scratching as to their culture.

Give blood

The American Red Cross is holding a community blood drive from 11:30 am to 4:30 pm on Tuesday, April 22, at the Portuguese-American Club...

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on April 7, six pairs competed. Finishing first were Warren Morse and his partner Gail Farrish. Tied for second...

Deny the Four Flags development

To the Editor:The MV Commission is currently considering an application for 10 residential units, 20 bedrooms total, at the Four Flags development at Edgartown’s...

Not the place for apartments

To the Editor: First of all, I would like to thank all the members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission who have taken on a thankless...

Strategies and changes to Stop & Shop plan

To the Editor: I am the co-chairman of the Tisbury planning board and a member of the Municipal Parking Lot Committee, but this is a...