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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

Graduation Time A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsGraduation time is always a little bittersweet. It can represent the end...

Edgartown Police warn of scam

The Edgartown Police Department has issued a scam alert. If you receive an email saying you’ve been issued an electronic ticket from the department,...

Island Theater case remains in legal limbo

It appears structural work will soon begin to make the Island Theater safe. On Tuesday, a twice-revised action plan to shore up the theater,...

Elaine Vanderhoop wins assessors appointment in Aquinnah

Aquinnah town clerk Carolyn Feltz moderated a special joint meeting of the board of selectmen and the board of assessors Tuesday evening where real...

Success starts with support

To the Editor:Once again, a big thanks to Angie Grant and the rest of the Vineyard Transit Academy staff for their gracious hospitality in...

Access to reproductive healthcare critical

To the Editor:The Friends of Family Planning on Martha’s Vineyard thanks everyone who generously supported our annual show this past weekend. Now more than...

American people need to win battle

To the Editor:It seems there is a push to change the course of protection for our treasured national seashore. The Trump administration has canceled...

Tisbury Police Department changes policy as Officer Mark Santon returns

Tisbury Officer Mark Santon is back on the job after being out on paid administrative leave, and in the aftermath, the Tisbury board of...

A new journey awaits

We never planned to follow her that day. We stood with her at the bus stop, made sure she had the name tag around...

Best of both worlds

Nostalgia. We all succumb to it at times, returning to a familiar place because it’s comforting, like an old friend.It may be a way...

Selectmen approve two liquor licenses in Tisbury

Some restaurant owners in Vineyard Haven anticipate serving alcohol by the middle of June, after selectmen approved conversions of beer and wine licenses to...

Boys baseball hosts Hanover

Today, Thursday, June 1, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School baseball team, ranked seventh, will host a Division 3 South playoff game against 10th-ranked...

Cottagers’ curveball confounds Circuit Avenue commerce

Citing unsafe conditions caused by large delivery trucks, the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association (MVCMA) board of directors informed commercial leaseholders that as of...

Island Food Rescue aims for large-scale composting facility

Forty percent of the food grown in the U.S. is never eaten, and 16 million tons of food are thrown away each year. At...

Rushnell and DuArt ruling challenged, along with a judge

Network of Neighbors, a charitable organization launched by former television executive SQuire Rushnell and comedian Louise DuArt, encountered a setback last Friday when Danielle-Pauline...

‘Making Peace with Politics’: A workshop and panel discussion

On Monday, June 5, from 6 to 7:30 pm, Julia Kidd, LICSW, psychotherapist, will offer a free workshop and discussion in an effort to...

Woman in wheelchair gets left on ferry

A woman in a wheelchair traveling from Vineyard Haven to Woods Hole was left on board the Island Home Tuesday, forcing the ferry to...

Education barn for Felix Neck will open in June

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary will soon have a four-season education facility, now in the final phase of construction, with an anticipated ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled...

Weighing the weapons in the war on ticks

It’s that time of year again, and the mites of spring are on the march. The majority of Lyme disease infections will take place...

Heroes make their way around the Island

On Saturday, 45 participants walked 26.2 miles around Martha’s Vineyard, many carrying a 30-pound rucksack intended to symbolize the weight accompanying veterans returning to...