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Beginning next week, the state of Massachusetts will give about 60 state homeowners grants totaling $1 million, in a pilot energy program that uses solar thermal water-heating technology to provide their homes with hot water and energy savings.
Trivia is the Island's winter sport of choice: Tuesday at The Newes and Wednesday at The Wharf in Edgartown, and Thursday at the Portuguese-American Club.
For six years, Brian Nelson and David Sprague have often resembled plumbers and mechanical engineers turned preachers, promising financial salvation for homeowners through alternative energy sources.
The Island's Cable Advisory Board (CAB) voted Monday to release a request for proposals (RFP) for cable television service on the Island.
"Rose In A Storm" is a terrific yarn. Jon Katz has authored 19 books and has a journalistic resume that includes The New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Pete Lambos was at his desk at 8:15 Saturday morning, dealing with paperwork.
Quietly, the M.V. Rotary Club helps needy folks high in Peruvian Andes and right next door here on the Island.
At Work is about our neighbors and how they earn their livings.
The two are musical fixtures here. We've heard them countless times in bars, at street fairs, and at festivals.
The Mansion House Inn in Vineyard Haven announces its Slumber Party January special to Island residents looking for an affordable local winter vacation.
Edgartown Hardware will open at 7:30 am on Monday and will close at 4 pm just as it does every day in winter.
Last April, Chilmark resident Elizabeth Pickett Gray switched her telephone service from Verizon to Comcast.
We came again on Christmas Eve, as we have for nearly 20 years, to feel the spirit of the holidays through the holiday pageant at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury.
The Cable Advisory Board (CAB), representing all six Island towns, is preparing to negotiate a 10-year license renewal with Comcast Corp, the Philadelphia-based cable and Internet giant.
Martha's Vineyard Community Television (MVTV) recently held a series of public forums designed to request input from Island residents about Comcast, the Vineyard's cable television provider as the six towns prepare to renew the existing contract (see related story).
Seems to me that Island writers had a good literary year.
"A Kingdom of Madness," a first novel self-published by Linda Levy.
Joel and Nancy Aronie made 350,000 of these goofy, playful tissue holders 25 years ago. Now they're back.
Books that celebrate 25 years of a company's history tend to be paeans of self-praise. This one isn't. It's about what Hutker believes in.