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Edgartown's sidewalks to get an upgrade

Edgartown selectmen approved Lawrence-Lynch’s bid to restore downtown walkways along Dock, Main, North Water, Winter, and Church streets. Highway superintendent Stuart Fuller recommended the...

Progressive Dems were worse than Trump on immigration

To the Editor:For those who managed to read through the letters of both Paul Magid (Feb. 21, “Reject a Nativist Stance”) and Myles Goodwin...

Big jump in Tisbury town budget

The net increase in the fiscal 2018 (FY2018) budget for Tisbury is about 7.6 percent, according to Jon Snyder, Tisbury finance director. Some department...

School leaders respond to bullying charges

Matt D’Andrea, Superintendent of Schools, told the All-Island School Committee (AISC) last week that a task force will be formed to address complaints of...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: February 20 – 24, 2017

ChilmarkFeb. 23, John Molinari and Renee Ky Kwok, a/k/a Renee Kwok Molinari, sold 53 Wequobsque Rd. to Sean P. Gildea for $1,450,000.EdgartownFeb. 21, Rosabeth...

Littles donate dollhouse to YMCA

Bill and Debbie Little donated a handmade dollhouse to the YMCA child care center on Tuesday, Feb. 28. After joining the YMCA a year...

Feiner Real Estate presents check to M.V. Museum

Feiner Real Estate sales agent Phil Cordella presented a check for $3,000 to the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. According to a press release, the contribution...

Makenzie Brookes resettles refugees

It was the dead of winter in 1995 when Makenzie Brookes, a junior in high school then, moved to Martha’s Vineyard, and she didn’t...

Massachusetts named best state in U.S.

Massachusetts has been named best of all in the first state ranking report by U.S. News & World Report. The report evaluates all 50...

No tolerance for bullying on immigration

To the Editor,I was present at last week’s meeting between the Martha’s Vineyard School superintendent, Matthew D’Andrea, and the Brazilian community. My presence was...

Taking care of the patients at Wildflower Court

Updated Tuesday, March 7To the Editor:The announcement to the Island community two weeks ago that the Wildflower Court unit at Windemere has suspended admissions...

Options in Education says thanks

To the Editor:We would like to thank the Offshore Ale Co. for hosting a Dine to Donate event to benefit Options in Education on...

Cape Cod Five awards mini grants to Island teachers

A Unicom system bridging multilingual families and the school community, a third grade STEM program, and a CPR and First Aid class were among...

Brian A. Garde

Brian A. Garde, also known as “B,” 62, of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, on Feb. 26, 2017. He died...

Transgender students will be protected, Gov. Baker says

Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts expressed disappointment with the Trump administration's new transgender policy, and state Attorney General Maura Healey invited President Trump to...

Tim Roberts named to NEWMAC basketball team

Oak Bluffs resident and MIT sophomore Tim Roberts was named to the 2016–17 New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference basketball...

Pancreatitis

At the conclusion of our last column, our hero, Poosky, the Jack Russell terrier, had disappeared overnight, then arrived at my office vomiting, panting,...

This Was Then: The Grove Hill Seminary

In 1868, the Rev. Horace Barrows Marshall moved to the Vineyard from Maine with his wife Annie and their three young sons. A graduate...

Celebrate International Women’s Day: Women Stand Together

Women Stand Together is a celebration of International Women’s Day, Wednesday, March 8, scheduled for Five Corners from 4 to 5:30 pm. According to...

29th F.A. Science Fair 2017 award winners

Martha’s Vineyard students were among the winners this year at the 2017 Falmouth Academy Science Fair. According to a press release, junior Charlie Fenske...