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William Riley Deeble III

William Riley Deeble III, a longtime resident of West Tisbury, died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. He was 94.The only child of Katherine...

Agnes Louise (Blankenship) Luce

Agnes Louise (Blankenship) Luce of Edgartown died on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was 92. Agnes was predeceased by...

‘The 40 Day Prayer Challenge’ explores partnered prayer

It’s a well-known homily that “the family that prays together stays together.” Husband-and-wife team SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt would like to extend the...

Basketball player Erin Hill enters the Island record books

Erin Hill of Edgartown last week became only the third girl in Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) history to score 1,000 career points....

Daylong workshop encourages participants to 'think like a writer'

There are plenty of workshops that deal with the process of writing. Fewer explore the writer's relationship to the craft. In an upcoming all-day...

‘Son of Saul’ sees the Holocaust through one man’s eyes

In his riveting first film, “Son of Saul,” Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes touches on an agonizing array of Holocaust issues. The movie plays this...

PechaKucha returns to the Harbor View

Edgartown’s Harbor View Hotel will host another PechaKucha Night this Friday, Feb. 26, at 7:30 pm. The event, which draws its name from the...

Have a luxuriously lazy Sunday at Ocean View brunch

“A Sunday well spent brings a week of content.”For a food lover like myself, the best way to start a Sunday morning is...

Rescheduled ‘Gig for the Gig’ will be held Saturday

The “Gig for the Gig” concert, which was snowed out on Friday, Feb. 5, has been rescheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 27, from 7...

Harvest of the Month: Legume Love

Omnivores and vegetarians alike can agree: Dry beans are an excellent pantry staple. A cup of dried beans costs only a dollar or so;...

Philip Lockwood Swift

Philip Lockwood Swift, a skilled craftsman and ever-congenial dispenser of gardening advice — the man in dreadlocks at Jardin Mahoney’s garden center — died...

MV loses basketball season finale to Weston, 64-48

Despite Sunday’s game, the boys are still eligible to compete in the state tournament.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital taps Vermont for new chief

Joseph Woodin, head of the Gifford Medical Center in central Vermont, will take the helm from Tim Walsh, who retires in April.

Services Sunday for Charles N. Greenaway

Charles N. Greenaway died suddenly on Tuesday evening, Feb. 16, 2016 at his home in West Tisbury. He was 33.Charles was the son of...

MFC will hold Vineyard hearing on 2016 oyster regulations

The Marine Fisheries Advisory Commission will hold a public hearing and comment session on Tuesday, March 8, at 10 am at Edgartown Town Hall,...

West Tisbury selectmen have an option

We find plenty of reason but not much rhyme in the manner in which two separate solar array projects are moving through the Island’s...

New tick-borne Lyme bacteria identified in Upper Midwest

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic and health officials from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota, have...

‘Chicago’ was a hit

To the Editor:“Chicago” thanks you. This past weekend, the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Department presented the musical “Chicago” to packed houses of...

He wants the visionary

To the Editor:The Massachusetts primary is March 1, and we all have the opportunity to make a difference. One candidate is a visionary. One...

Good, caring neighbors

To the Editor: What's this younger generation coming to? On the Vineyard, I'm happy to report they have learned to be caring neighbors. In the...