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Martha’s Vineyard court report: Sept. 8–28

Sept. 8, 2015John R. Ashline, Vernon-Rockville, Conn.; DOB 10/7/80, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, possession of Class C drug (mushrooms), marked lanes violation:...

Dr. Play goes toe-to-toe with a formidable foe

With September’s first blast of cold air at his back, Ken Beebe worked the surf at Norton Point late Sunday afternoon, lashing the water...

Islanders excel at Cape CrossFit competition

Three members of CrossFit Martha’s Vineyard scored medals at a competition held in Mashpee Saturday, in the 40-plus masters division and in the pre-master...

An amazing experience

To the Editor:For those of you who missed the Women of the Year champagne brunch Sunday at the Harbor View Hotel, you missed an...

Thanks for the helping hand

To the Editor:On August 29, a fabulous group of local kids displayed their creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, dedication to service, and hard work when they...

Goodbye, old friends

To the Editor:Very early yesterday morning, I bore witness to a most distressing and irrevocable sight — the final downing of large old trees...

Nepal earthquake relief sends thanks

To the Editor:I would like to give a heartfelt thanks to all the generous people who have supported Nepal earthquake relief efforts. Many businesses...

Kindness, in need

To the Editor:To Fr. MIchael Nagel, family, and friends, who came forth to support us in the loss of another dear family member, our...

Sharing loss

To the Editor:Our culture has many national days or months of observance. We set aside time for people to come together or individually pause,...

Selectmen ignored the will of the people

To the Editor:Tuesday night I attended a meeting of the Tisbury board of selectmen about the plans for the reconstruction of Beach Road. While...

Scrub it

In April 1993, Tisbury voters took leave of their senses and approved a request for $988,000 to build a new police/ambulance facility at the...

Bully for Chilmark

To the Editor:Does everyone realize what great services are provided in Chilmark? Just to mention a few that have given comfort and joy to...

Legacy remembered

To the Editor:I read of the passing of Father Herman Page recently in your paper. I had the honor of working with Herman on...

Accident victim says thanks

To the Editor:A short note to thank all the concerned volunteers who came to my assistance Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 23, after my Toyota Tacoma...

Not to be outdone

To the Editor:In last week’s issue there was a letter praising the Chilmark Post Office. I would like to submit equally high praise for...

Seize the moment

To the Editor:A very wise friend of mine — we'll call him Sydney to protect his privacy — said something very interesting to me...

U-10 travel soccer team continues winning ways

The Martha’s Vineyard U-10 boys travel soccer team beat Westport 2-1 Saturday.Simon Hammerlund and Ishuan Rogers-Thomas scored for the Vineyard. The Islanders had a...

Tisbury: adjusting to the Union Street experiment

This weekend is the Living Local Harvest Festival. Opening night tomorrow is a free screening of new episodes of “Sustainable Vineyard” at 7:30 pm...

Aquinnah: Gay Head 10k is coming up

There's still time to register for the Gay Head 10K this Sunday, Oct. 4, at 10 am. Registrations will be taken until 9:30 am...

‘Visitors’ knocks at the door of the Vineyard Playhouse

What happens when a person bids farewell to her mind, and her loved ones take leave of her as they’ve known her? In prizewinning...