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Bernard Whoolery

Loving father, and certified public accountant, Bernard Keith Whoolery, 82, of Edgartown and Sudbury, died peacefully in his sleep on Jan. 14, 2018. He...

Where the locals eat

When traveling in a new city, everyone wants to know where the locals eat. This is no easy task. Locals tend to be pretty...

Scott to join Martha’s Vineyard Hospital board

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has elected a new member to its board of trustees. Christopher Scott of Edgartown was chosen for the position as...

Gloria R. Darden

Gloria R. Darden of Edgartown and Atlanta died peacefully with her family by her side on Jan. 28, 2018. She was 90 years old....

It’s a cakewalk

When something is easy, they call it a “cakewalk,” and that’s how simple the Oak Bluffs School PTO is making it to support students,...

Target practice

In preparation for the official start to the MV Dart League season, head to the P.A. Club for a sign-up and round robin event...

Saving the world one kid at a time

Parents and kids shuffled into West Tisbury School on Friday night, where smells of buttery popcorn and fresh coffee filled the air. Student-made posters...

West Tisbury: Coo’s Deli

Lately there have been a few stories in both Vineyard newspapers that have brought back so many memories of my early days when I...

Visiting Vet: Anesthesia for dental work

I loved Greek mythology when I was a student, the stories that distilled the essence of so many human struggles. From the vanity of...

MVRHS funding agreement goes back to basics

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee is going back to basics in order to understand the language in its 62-year-old regional agreement,...

Tisbury: How cold?

Heard on Main Street: If it's 0° outside today and it's supposed to be twice as cold tomorrow, how cold is it going to...

This was then: Mrs. Cottle’s fast ride

A few doors up from the old Mansion House — not far from where Mocha Mott’s is today — once stood the carpentry workshop of...

Around the Edges

When I looked in the middleAll I saw was the edges,The middle being the center —Too deep, too dark, too farFrom love’s lightTo penetrate...

Flooding briefly closes Beach Road in Vineyard Haven

Update 11:15 amAfter being closed for a little more than an hour, Beach Road is back open at this hour.The Massachusetts Department of...

Aquinnah: Love of libraries

The Aquinnah Public Library held its long-range planning meeting at the Town Hall last Thursday. Michelle Eberle from the Massachusetts Library System was on...

Oak Bluffs: Winter’s indecision

Once again we were lulled to sleep by a rhapsody of howling wind, pelting rain, and the discordant cries of the cat, Doodle, who...

Herb Foster turns 90

Newsletter readers: Looking for the Robbie Burns Link? Here it is.Herb Foster celebrated his 90th birthday at the Hebrew Center last Saturday. He invited...

Edgartown: Go Pats

While snow is on the horizon as I write this late entry into the town column section for the paper, I’m still treasuring the...

Have faith: Reviving the Burgess Committee

If you saw the documentary “Passage at St. Augustine” when it came to the Island last summer, you’ll recognize the Rt. Rev. John Burgess,...

Garden Notes: Pitch pines

Up-and-down weather characterizes January and this stage of winter. The brief January thaw of last week was a classic: cloudless skies of deep blue,...