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‘Monsters to Destroy’: Presentation with Ben Tumin

Join the West Tisbury library on Wednesday, April 18, at 5 pm for a special event with filmmaker and comedian Ben Tumin. According to...

Bike: MS Ride the Vineyard

On Saturday, May 5, the National MS Society is partnering with the Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club to host their annual fundraiser, Bike:...

Democracy dies in darkness

To the Editor:Yesterday, a pointed question was posed to me as to why I chose to petition for warrant articles in each of the...

Chilmark: Seastone Papers

It's spring. Easter and a blue moon have come and gone, while Passover ends on Saturday, April 7. Snow has come, with more in...

So many came forward to help journey to march

To the EditorMy name is Keith Chatinover, and I am a senior at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School. I helped plan a trip...

Bridge Notes

At the March 26, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, six pairs competed. First place went to Bea Phear and Nancy Cabot,...

Renovation was never given enough attention

To the Editor:At a presentation at the Vineyard Haven library in winter 2016 to garner support for their article on the town warrant, representatives...

Vote yes for ‘our kids’

To the Editor:Why I’m voting for the new Tisbury School: I am a proud member of the Tisbury School community — a parent of...

Celebrating Vietnam veterans

To the Editor:I would like to thank all the veterans and their families who showed up last night for National Vietnam Veterans Day. We...

Birth: Lorenzzo Iannucci Magri

Fernanda Iannucci of Edgartown announces the birth of a son, Lorenzzo Iannucci Magri, on March 28, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Lorenzzo weighed 6...

Birth: Nicholas Alexander Steigelman

Kara Steigelman of Edgartown announces the birth of a son, Nicholas Alexander Steigelman, on March 29, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Nicholas weighed 10...

Birth: Theodora Redmond Houghton

Jocelyn Filley and Graham Houghton of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Theodora Redmond Houghton, on March 25, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

MVRHS baseball gears up for new season

The 2018 MVRHS boys baseball team opens its season on Monday, April 9, in a non-league matchup at Falmouth High School. According to Coach...

Aquinnah: Duck Inn Easter

Thank you, Elise LeBovit, for a wonderful Easter Egg Hunt at the Duck Inn this past Sunday. There were swarms of children searching the...

Don’t ignore evidence on fluoride

To the Editor:The Newburgh-Kingston Fluorine-Caries Trial, considered one of, if not the most extensive fluoride experiments, began in 1945. Ten years later the study...

Wells College Association of Alumnae and Alumni honor Rebecca Haag

The Wells College Association of Alumnae and Alumni (WCA) has announced the 2018 recipients of the WCA Award, and Rebecca Haag ’74, of Chilmark,...

Fluoride isn’t worth the cost

To the Editor:The proponents of fluoridation are asking the good people of Edgartown to believe that water fluoridation is so beneficial to teeth that...

Fortunate to have care of ER nurses

To the Editor:If you're unlucky enough to wind up in our hospital ER, thank your lucky stars if your nurses are Patty Gazaille, Helen...

Enough is enough

To the Editor:A little over 30 years ago, our nation was fixated on the plight of baby Jessica McClure. The toddler fell into a...

SSA to suspend service of fast ferry later today

Update 5:30 pmThe National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from Wednesday, April 4, 2:00 p.m. until Thursday, April 5, 4:00 a.m.The Steamship Authority...