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Tsunami preparedness lags

In the wake of all the destruction in Asia from tsunamis, I often wonder how we would fare against such a foe.

Who should tell them to pound sand?

What follows is one man's observations of a May 26 meeting of a subset of the MVC, considering the complaints of some neighbors regarding the Goodale pit.

Apology needed, and a plan

Michael Dutton, the town administrator of Oak Bluffs, is either the highest paid employee or close to that in the town.

Taking care of your trees

Construction damage to trees is hard to avoid in some instances.

Arthur R. Railton

A writer who became a reporter, then a public relations executive, then a historian, Arthur Roy Railton died peacefully at Martha's Vineyard Hospital last week of respiratory failure after a very brief illness.

Barbara F. Seward

A memorial service will be held for Barbara F.

Phyllis Jardin

Phyllis Dube Jardin of Edgartown and N.

Bless the trash collectors

Thank you, lord Jesus, for Sheriff Michael McCormick and the inmates for the service of

Photos: Beer tasting at Seasons

On May 11, Seasons Restaurant and Pub in Oak Bluffs held a benefit for Children's Hospital in Boston, a brewery beer tasting and a four-course dinner.


Thank you to everyone who turned out for our Daybreak Clubhouse Art Show on Saturday, April 30.


In response to the

The best path to peace

Legendary Ohio State football coach Paul Brown once famously remarked, "When you win, say nothing.

Thanks to so many

On behalf of Featherstone Center for the Arts, I thank The Martha's Vineyard Times and especially Gwyn McCallister and photographer Ralph Stewart for attending and

The problem with striped bass management

Recently, the editor of a fishing magazine to which I contribute assigned me the daunting task of summarizing in 130 words or less what I consider to be the biggest problem facing the fishery in my region.

Brazilians on Martha’s Vineyard organize to have a voice

While Brazilians have been living and working on Martha's Vineyard since the late 1980s, for the first time they have formed an association to better represent them — and to represent themselves to the whole Island community.

Bridge guardrails too low

Last week, while driving over the Bourne Bridge, I saw the plaque "1933-1935.