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The Y – not just a gym

I could barely contain my excitement when the Y opened its doors last spring.

Join the gift-giving revolution

Christmas 2011 and the birth of a new tradition — support our Island businesses.

Disappointed at loss of theater project

I am very saddened to hear that the Island schools have discontinued the Fourth Grade Theater Project.

Police officer deserves better

The Tisbury selectmen did Officer Fiske a favor by

A pattern in Tisbury?

I am appalled at the Tisbury Police Department, at the way they are

Time for Edgartown selectmen to act for Chappy residents

Three years ago, several hundred Chappaquiddick residents petitioned the Edgartown selectmen to support efforts to provide cable service to our island.

Universal coverage, include Chappy

As an Edgartown taxpayer, I would like to add my support for universal coverage for all of Martha's Vineyard, via the Island-wide Comcast contract.

Chappy-Comcast trajectory is a travesty

I am a Chappaquiddick resident who has been waiting for many years to have Comcast provide us with cable coverage.

The selectmen must represent all

Comcast's decision to ignore the residents Chappaquiddick, while unethical, can at least be rationalized on economic terms.

Friends learn to better help friends

It is common knowledge that when young people need help they typically seek out their friends for advice and support.

Thanks for raising the roof

On November 5, the Island community turned out in full force to help the Community Solar Greenhouse of Martha's Vineyard (COMSOG) raise our new and much-needed greenhouse roof.

Not for my benefit

I would like to make a minor correction to

Homecoming Dance at Dreamland

MVRHS students celebrated Homecoming 2011 last Saturday, Nov. 12.

Sentencing rules for violent offenders face stiffening

The House is preparing to act this week on legislation to restrict parole eligibility for habitual, violent offenders, a key committee chairman said Monday, just days after an appeal by the family of a crime victim urged the House to take action on the proposal before a seven-week recess that begins Wednesday.

West Tisbury, Edgartown take MVC to court on roundabout

Selectmen in both towns vote unanimously to take legal action on the controversial decision.

Gambling law stalls as solons’ recess nears

Legislative leaders huddled late Tuesday night discussing last-minute questions surrounding casino gambling legislation that appeared poised to head to Gov.

Oak Bluffs leads Veterans Day celebrations with parade

As the designated regional Veterans Day observance site, Oak Bluffs held Veterans Day parade and ceremony to honor those who served our country.

Renovations begin at The Lookout Tavern

"Right now, the building is being lifted, as we speak," said Mike Santoro, co-owner of The Lookout.

Herbert James Jr.

Herbert "Jesse" James Jr.