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Thanks from Tony’s

To the Editor: Our manager, Kelly Hill, met Chris Silva last week and took him around the store. I understood he was going to write...

Real Estate Confidential: Dog Houses

Weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred Roven, Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents.For many buyers,...

Robert Anthony Iadicicco

Robert Anthony Iadicicco died peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, nine days short of his 88th birthday.Robert was...

Walter Douglas Morrison

Walter Morrison of Edgartown died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at his home. He was 66.  A full obituary will be published at a...

Larry Levine

Larry Levine, 84, retired owner of Vineyard Dry Goods of Martha's Vineyard, died peacefully at his home in Henderson, Nev., on Wednesday, Feb. 7,...

Sixth-grader spells “winner”

Edgartown School students packed the school’s gymnasium on Wednesday, Feb. 21, for the annual Edgartown School Spelling Bee, according to a press release from...

MVYouth announces $1,219,138 in expansion grants

MVYouth, a community fund founded in 2014, has awarded Martha’s Vineyard Museum a $219,138 grant and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services’ Early Childhood Programs a...

Cyr and Fernandes hold events on the Island

Sen. Julian Cyr and Rep. Dylan Fernandes will hold two events on Martha’s Vineyard to mark the recent release of critical funds in the...

Charter School hires new director

After a national search, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School has hired Peter Steedman to succeed current director Bob Moore.Moore, the school’s founding director,...

Where Has M.V. Gone? An Update

To the Editor:Having owned a home on the Vineyard for the past 50 years and become a year-round resident for the past 6 years,...

Time to revise second amendment

To the Editor:The second amendment to our Constitution starts with the words "A well regulated Militia being necessary..." and then goes on with the...

A treasure trove

It’s easy to take for granted what you have in your community.The Martha’s Vineyard Museum, which is in the process of renovating a new...

Immigration reform, or not: The Court will decide

By Jack FruchtmanDebate over immigration continues to roil the country; it is an issue of great interest to members of the Island immigrant community...

Don’t just bury the children

As we report elsewhere today, our regional high school’s student council is organizing a walkout this Friday, and Charter School students are chartering a...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Feb. 19–26, 2018

ChilmarkFeb. 15, Andrew Orin Fischer sold 31 Cross Rip Lane to Elizabeth Bennet LLC for $825,000. EdgartownFeb. 14, Thomas J. Silberstein and Elizabeth Newman sold...

Tisbury School 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

5th GradeHIGH HONORSSophia Arroyo, Camille Brand, Holden Brew,Xavier Clarke, Dillon Fondren, Otis Forrester,Sara Goodale, Hunter Johnson, Malika Khelalfa,Kaden Mercier, Avery Mulvey,...

SSA reservations system unavailability notice

The Steamship Authority has advised customers that in order to accommodate its move into new administrative offices, the reservation system will be unavailable beginning...

Birth: Beatrice Guimaraes

Dilcelia Guimaraes and Marquissuel Guimaraes of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Beatrice Guimaraes, on Feb. 15, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Beatrice...

Birth: Miguel Nunes Marques

Ana Paula Marques and Venes Ferreira Marques  of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Miguel Nunes Marques, on Feb. 12, 2018, at...

Birth: Melody Beatrice Parlos

Lianna Mattson and Shane Parlos of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Melody Beatrice Parlos, on Feb. 6, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...