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Bowling alley business: A win for Oak Bluffs

To the Editor: As the abutter most directly impacted by the proposed bowling alley, bar, and restaurant on Uncas Avenue, I am in full support...

Why not a bowling alley?

To the Editor: My Dear Father, Lincoln F. Hanson, who went to Brown University and taught at Columbia in N.Y.C., was a very wise man...

Remembering Virginia Dyer

To the Editor: We called her the “Tea House Lady.” I met her after I had roofed the house next door to hers. As it...

Change needed at Roundabout

To the Editor: Recently, my wife and I spent some time at our Vineyard house, and we discussed the Roundabout on the Edgartown/Vineyard Haven road. Off-Island,...

A matter of pronunciation

To the Editor: My late wife, Nancy Orazem, was a German and French teacher at the regional high school for 15 years and had formally...

Striper management to protect the species is critical

To the Editor: Captain Brice Contessa, in his March 1 Letter to the Editor  has it right. The welfare of wild striped bass is all...

Martha’s Vineyard Commission defends its budget

To the Editor: I’d like to clear up some misinformation about the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s FY2015 budget that has appeared in the press and at...

Zoning enforcement rule could allow unregulated expansion

To the Editor: To protect the character of our community, Tisbury residents should attend a Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) hearing to protest a...

A happy ending, just barely

To the Editor: It was quite a day today.  Most importantly, my dog Aggie and I are fine. Aggie chased a pair of swans across the...

Bowling alley business: Why not candlepins?

To the Editor: I wish that Sam Dunn would consider a candlepin bowling alley as opposed to the 10-pin that I have heard will be...

Make the most of March in the kitchen

Party ideas from a party expert.

Featherstone celebrates 18 years and counting

See the show daily through March 19.

Eco-minded jeweler Nettie Kent makes a name for herself in New York

The West Tisbury native has established good business roots in Brooklyn.

Otis E. Burt

Otis Erford Burt II died at home, as he wished, on February 19 after a period of declining health. He was 77 years old....

Walter Eberstadt

Walter Eberstadt of New York and Edgartown died at home on February 26. He was 92. Born July 15, 1921, in Frankfurt, Germany, Walter Eberstadt...

Promoter scraps Vineyard triathlon over fee dispute

The town wants to charge more for services it provides, but the event organizer said no deal.

Karen Allen Berube

Karen Allen Berube died on December 15 peacefully at home in Edgartown with family and friends. She was 63. She was born in Oak Bluffs...

Committee recommends MVC approve bowling alley plan

The land use planning committee met Monday and voted to endorse the plan. Now it goes to the full committee for a decision.

Conquering glossophobia, or “There’s a club for that.”

Island unit of Toastmasters International receives its charter; sets out to ease the trauma of public speaking here.

It starts with seeds

Daydreaming amidst the nursery and seed catalogues is an acceptable pastime