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Celebration of life for ‘Sandy’ Alexander

On April 23, 2018, “Sandy” John Edward Alexander, 64, died at home, surrounded by his wife and children.He is survived by his wife, Bonnie...

Wild Side: Jumping spiders

Many people feel a visceral revulsion to spiders. And while the risks are vastly overestimated among the general public, the fact that a few...

Charles W. Page

Charles W. Page of Falmouth, formerly of the Vineyard, died on June 25, 2018, at his home.He is survived by his daughter, Nichole...

Summer Reading kickoff with the Pinkletinks

Celebrate summer reading with music and dancing as families and kids are invited to the annual Summer Reading kickoff event at the Agricultural Hall...

Services Thursday for Eddy C. Young III

Eddy C. Young III of Randolph and Oak Bluffs died suddenly at home on June 24, 2018.Eddy was owner and operator of the...

Oak Bluffs library hosts first Juneteenth celebration

The Oak Bluffs library held its first Juneteenth celebration on Tuesday, June 19, commemorating the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of enslaved African...

Tick tips: How to keep, or get, the nasty creatures off you

DO use tweezers to remove the tick if possible DO grasp the tick as close to the skin’s surface as possible DO pull upward with steady...

Academic honors

GraduationsMarlan Sigelman of Vineyard Haven, a master of science in Library and Information Science from Simmons College.Nicholas Watts of Vineyard Haven, from Tulane...

Aquinnah: Official Summer

School’s out, the Fourth of July is next week, the roads are crowded, Islanders are muttering under their breath every time they are faced...

Tisbury looks at ways to improve pedestrian safety

The Town of Tisbury will experiment with whether it can eliminate a lane of traffic on Water Street coming from the Vineyard Transit Authority...

Founder of Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans visits Island

The public is invited to meet Suzan Sahori, founder of Bethlehem Fair Trade Artisans (BFTA), this Friday, June 29, in the Oak Bluffs Public...

Summer Reading Program for adults

Kick off your summer at the West Tisbury library by joining the ongoing Adult Summer Reading program. Stop by the library anytime until the...

Library hosts summer concerts

The West Tisbury Library Foundation sponsors Tuesdays at Twilight, a series of summer concerts featuring food and free family-friendly music. The series is hosted...

Library hosts summer concerts

The West Tisbury Library Foundation sponsors Tuesdays at Twilight, a series of summer concerts featuring food and free family-friendly music. The series is hosted...

Court Report: June 15, 2018 – June 18, 2018

June 15, 2018Meirilucia P. Nunes, Oak Bluffs; DOB 3/18/81, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle, possession of...

Edgartown: Annual Garden Tour

I’ve said it before, I think but I’ll say it again. College sure has changed since I went. So much is handled electronically, which...

New Vineyard Haven library staff members

The Vineyard Haven Public Library welcomes two new full-time staff members. According to a press release, Emily LaPierre has been working part-time at the...

Oak Bluffs: Pickle week at OB library

A few hours of sunshine each day and rain showers at night are just the recipe that the lawns and flowers need to flourish....

After second day of troubles, Island Home returns to service

Updated 9:50 am June 28The on again, off again MV Island Home ferry is back in service after missing two morning runs Thursday morning....

Poet’s Corner: Saltpetre

By Kristen G. NormanMeandering homewardSun thaws fieldParted to messagesOnly God can see.Pairings of both geeseAnd swan glideHarmonious in camaraderieAnd in mating.The day’s turnedBleak...