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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Academic honors

Dean’s listSteven J. Perzanowski of West Tisbury, at Western New England University.Falmouth Academy Head of School’s listGrade 11Samuel Graber-Hahn of Vineyard Haven.Grade 10Charles Fenske...

Poet’s Corner: Dune

By Steve EwingGreat sentinel of sandhow quietlyyou standand slowlyshedyourselfinto the seaBeaches sprawlbeneathapronsat your feetwhile silentlyyou creepawayinto the deep(Truro)Steve Ewing is a dock builder, living...

Vineyard scores in Cape Cod Basketball League play

In Cape Cod Basketball League play over the weekend, the Martha’s Vineyard boys eighth grade team beat Bourne 55-17, led by Ben Peter’s four...

Geraldo Ferreira memorial

The life of the beloved member of the Island community Geraldo Ferreira, "Gerry," will be remembered and celebrated this Sunday, Jan. 10, at 1...

Woman pulled to safety from devastating Oak Bluffs house fire

Updated 5 pm, WednesdayQuick action by a neighbor, Oak Bluffs police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel helped save the life of a woman who was overcome...

Joan M. Andrews

Joan M. (Duart) Andrews of Vineyard Haven died on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at Cape Cod Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was 58.Joan...

Real Estate Transactions: December 28, 2015 to January 1, 2016

EdgartownDec. 30, Evelyn F. Macomber sold 49 Nineteenth St. North to Jennifer M. Rumbough for $645,000.Dec. 30, Carl G. Gilmore, trustee of the Carl...

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center will host special Shabbat service

On Friday, Jan. 15, at 5:30 pm, a Shabbat service at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center will pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther...

Oak Bluffs: 2016 Celebrations

New Year’s Eve was celebrated with our continuing fall-like weather, and it appeared that the restaurants and hotels were the site of many people’s...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Dec. 28, eight pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Ken Judson and Anita Persson, followed by Dave...

Births

Caffrey Charles Cooke-EnnisAnne Cooke and Dan Ennis of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Caffrey Charles Cooke-Ennis, on Dec. 29, 2015, at...

High school facilities meeting

On Thursday, Jan. 7, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will host a public meeting on the state of the high school facilities and fields.The...

Aquinnah: Football season

I hope everyone had a great New Year, and that you haven’t broken your New Year’s resolutions yet. If you have, I hope you...

West Tisbury: Bossa Nova Concert

It’s been so warm that I thought I should take a look for my snowdrops. The earliest clump was up and blooming as of...

Tisbury: Resolutions

So much has been happening in our world that I totally missed telling you about Bow Van Riper’s presentation last Tuesday at our library....

A Christmas Eve dilemma

With everyone busy with holiday preparations, travel plans, or visiting friends and family, late December is usually a peaceful time around my office. Most...

Shakespeare gets a shakeup

Shakespeare for the Masses is an Island institution, known for appropriating the Bard’s plays as quick and easy-to-understand comedies. Since 2008, co-creators Nicole Galland...

Toast 2016 with a Lobster Bloody Mary

Whether you received the New Year dressed to the nines at an Island gathering, or you watched the ball drop on cable in your...

A second chance at life leads to a second career

Paul Doherty of Vineyard Haven is leading a second life, both figuratively and literally. After receiving a diagnosis of terminal brain cancer in 2013,...

‘Easinesses Found’: Poetry by Fan Ogilvie

West Tisbury’s Fan Ogilvie has published a new volume of poetry and art. “Easinesses Found” is the second poetry collection by Ms. Ogilvie, the...