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Island to island

I remember thinking, even saying aloud to myself, “I want to go to Cuba!”That was in January 2015, just after Presidents Barack Obama and...

Home and place

April 22 was Earth Day. Fittingly, more than 170 countries went to New York to sign the Paris climate agreement, a record-breaking number of...

Aquinnah: Earth Day Beach Cleanup this Saturday

What’s going on, 2016? Why are you taking all of our good artists? First David Bowie and now Prince? That’s not fair; Prince wasn’t...

West Tisbury: Sue Kennedy's memorial service

I hope the turnout of so many friends for Sue Kennedy’s memorial service brought some comfort to Brian and Drew and their family. The...

Shawn M. McCormack joins Boston law firm

Shawn M. McCormack, a native of Martha’s Vineyard and son of Dukes County Sheriff Michael A. McCormack, has joined the Boston law firm Davis,...

Chilmark: Big doings at Community Center

I'm still enjoying the daffodils, the sun, and warmer days. It was the last weekend at Pathways, and both the Friday night musical offerings...

Oak Bluffs: Town Hall survey deadline approaches

May will greet us next week with flowers, sunshine, and more visitors. Along with flowers, it seems as if new houses are springing up...

Edgartown: Library celebrates Shakespeare

I feel like a total dork. I went out for my run tonight, got about 10 steps out of the driveway, and promptly tumbled...

Get jazzed at the Music in the Chapel concert series

There's a new venue on the Island for music fans. On Sunday, May 1, the historic Unitarian Universalist Church on upper Main Street, Vineyard...

Capawock reopens with two popular Hollywood films

Two popular Hollywood films mark the spring opening of Vineyard Haven’s vintage Capawock Theater. The live-action remake of “The Jungle Book” will share screen...

MVRHS athletic fields public forum moved to PAC tonight

A public forum on the proposed materials to be used on the sporting fields at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, scheduled for tonight...

Tisbury voters approve school building study

Two weeks after town meeting, a total of 435 Tisbury voters, or a mere 8 percent of the town’s 3,371 registered voters, went to the polls...

William P. Cameron

William Phillip (Bill) Cameron died peacefully in Vineyard Haven on the night of April 12, 2016.Born Jan. 7, 1957, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to John...

Engagement: Larsen – Fogg

Stanley and Lanette Larsen of Chilmark announce the engagement of their daughter Janelle Lanette Larsen to Dakota Douglas Fogg. Dakota is the son of...

Red Cross announces blood drive

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross...

Bridge notes

No results were posted for the Edgartown Bridge Club on April 18.At the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven on April 19, eight...

How much testing is too much testing?

To test or not to test? That is the question — whether veterinary medicine or human. Does that cough warrant an x-ray? Should we...

Sign of Spring

By George BalcoThe creature stretches from his long, long nap,And smells the trees just oozing their sap.He sharpens his claws and practices his leap,So...

Real Estate Transactions: April 18 – 22, 2016

EdgartownApril 19, Clifford and Diane Estrella sold their interest in a lot on Woodhaven Drive to Robert E. Bruce and Susanne Bruce for $15,000.April...

Fuel Assistance Program extended, and benefits increase

Patricia A. Daly, executive director of South Shore Community Action Council, wishes to announce that the Fuel Assistance Program has been extended for applications...