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Pursuit of 9/11 truth

To the Editor:Speaking of 9/11, let the people decide.Thanks to the censorship of 17 years by government and mainstream media (MSM) outlets, 9/11 truth...

Kirsten Elsebeth Pinto

Kirsten Elsebeth Pinto, 92, died on Sept. 5, 2018, at her daughter’s home in Oak Bluffs.She was predeceased by her husband, Anthony F. Pinto.A...

Memorial for Cathy Janson

A memorial will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, in Vineyard Haven to mark a year since Cathy Janson, an artist and seasonal resident...

Irving Petlin

It is with great sorrow that Sarah, Alessandra, and Gabriel Petlin announce that on Sept. 1, 2018, Irving Petlin, artist and activist, died at...

Yvonne Elizabeth (Berube) Sylvia

Yvonne Elizabeth (Berube) Sylvia died in her home on Sept. 7, 2018, at the age of 95. Yvonne was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother,...

Rachel M. Buder

Rachel M. Buder, 90, of Mashpee died on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by her family, after a courageous, 10-year...

Mabelle Adele Thompson

Mabelle Adele (Giddings) Thompson, 91, died peacefully on Sept. 7, 2018, at her home in Oak Bluffs. She was predeceased by her husband, Samuel A....

Trina Ellen Kingsbury

One of the worst times for a snow in quite a few years on Martha’s Vineyard was February 1944. Just outside the town of...

David Danielson

David “Davio” Danielson, a pioneering advocate for progressive politics and personal development who resided in Haydenville, died in Northampton on August 27, 2018, at...

Surfcasters fish responsibly

To the Editor:I would like to address some of the concerns expressed in the Sept. 6 letter to the editor (“Fishing for brown sharks...

Thankful for police assistance

To the Editor:I want to thank the Edgartown Police for the support given to the Land Bank Commission members and staff, and to me...

Chappy Ferry suffers mechanical issue

According to an alert issued by the Town of Edgartown, only one Chappy Ferry is operating Monday due to a mechanical issue. "One Chappy...

Nominate now for Spirit of Vineyard award

Nominations for the Spirit of the Vineyard Award are open, according to an email from Polly Brown. The award, given annually, honors those who...

Squibnocket Beach work is welcomed

To the Editor:We want to congratulate and thank our Chilmark selectmen and all those who worked so hard for our new, vastly improved Squibnocket...

SSA ferry diversions from Oak Bluffs continue

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven on Monday, Sept. 10:At 11:50 pm, the SSA issued...

SSA construction to resume in Woods Hole

Construction is about to begin again at the Woods Hole terminal for the Steamship Authority, according to an update written by the project manager,...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Buying season has arrived

 Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by...

New date set for public interview of chief candidate

The town of Tisbury has scheduled its interview and public forum with police chief candidate Mark Saloio — the lone finalist for the job. The...

Four injured in training mishap

Four Coast Guard crew members were injured when two U.S. Coast Guard tactical boats collided Wednesday at approximately 1:30 pm off Falmouth during a...

Newspapers will be at least a day late

Update September 6We just got word from our printer that the press is fixed and this week's newspaper will be on a ferry Friday...