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Art show and auction benefits Island Elderly Housing

Island Elderly Housing (IEH) will host its annual Art Show and Sale/Silent Auction on Saturday, Sept. 22, with a bit of a difference this...

Something’s rotten at Hillside apartments

Residents of elderly housing apartments on Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road say that a drainage ditch at their complex has become more of a smelly pond...

A blueprint for healthy school changes

A small but enthusiastic crowd last Thursday embraced both the findings and sweeping recommendations of a plan designed to create a coordinated K-12 approach...

Hospice Golf Classic results

It was a splendid September morning to remember at the Mink Meadows Golf Club on Sunday as 70 golfers prepared to tee off for...

Seal population swelling in Gosnold

Gull Island, a low islet on the Buzzards Bay end of Robinson’s Hole, has grown heavy with seals. Recent images taken by Vineyard drone...

Michael Minkiewicz

Michael Minkiewicz, 85, of West Tisbury, beloved husband of Catherine, father of Christi and Andrew and his wife Kate, and “Poppi” to Annie, Sophie,...

Dana Scot Sumner

Dana Scot Sumner died unexpectedly on Sept. 13, 2018, in Clearwater, Fla.He was born in Glens Falls, N.Y., on June 23, 1967, the son...

Derby fever interrupted by terrible loss

Suddenly on Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the height of the Derby, we lost an avid fisherman, a beloved Islander, and a Derby legacy with...

MVRHS soccer roundup

The Vineyard boys improved to 3-0 on the season after defeating the previously unbeaten Sturgis East Storm, 1-0, on Sept.13 in Hyannis. Luidi De...

Vineyard golfers top Nantucket, Sturgis West

The MVRHS golf team improved to 5-1 in Cape and Islands League play with a 126-74 win over the Nantucket Whalers on Monday afternoon...

Harvest of the Month: Tomatoes

It’s that time of year when tomatoes of every size, shape, and color are everywhere. From tiny cherries to colorful heirlooms the size of...

MVRHS harriers race past Sturgis East, Manchester Invitational next

Fresh off a strong showing at the Vineyard Invitational, the MVRHS harriers, girls and boys, posted Cape and Islands League wins over Sturgis East...

Only hurting ourselves

To the Editor:I would like to thank Donald Scarpone, president of M.V. Surfcasters, for taking the time to respond (“Surfcasters fish responsibly,” Sept. 14)...

SSA diverts O.B. ferries

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.M/V KATAMA from Woods Hole 11:05AMM/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 12:00PMM/V KATAMA...

Chilmark eyes Beetlebung Farm acquisition

At the request of the affordable housing committee, Chilmark selectmen are contemplating the purchase of Beetlebung Farm, centrally located on Middle Road and owned...

Funeral Wednesday for Charles B. Parker

Surrounded by the love of his children, Charles Berchman Parker, 92, died at home on Sunday morning, Sept. 16, 2018.Charles was born on...

Adrienne Maddox Hayling

Mrs. Adrienne Maddox Hayling (affectionately known as “Mom”), 88, of Trenton, N.J., died on Sept. 13, 2018.Born and educated in Washington, D.C., Mrs....

Edward F. Wessel

Edward F. Wessel of Vineyard Haven died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, at home, following four months of hospice under the care of...

Mabelle Adele Thompson

Mabelle Adele (Giddings) Thompson, 91, died peacefully on Sept. 7, 2018, at her home in Oak Bluffs.Mabelle Adele Thompson, the youngest of five children...

Memorial for Vera Pratt

Join us for a gathering in memory of Vera Pratt on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 4 to 6pm, at the Chilmark Community Center. This...