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The jury’s still out

The library staff would like to express a heartfelt thanks to our mistress of rhymes, Susanna Sturgis, for presiding over this event; our jury members, Joe Eldredge, and Jonathan Revere, for keeping us in order; and our musical guests, Gregg Harcourt, Mary Wolverton, Mattie and Sunny, for graciously providing Irish music for inspiration.

Therese Marie McKinnon Hall

Therese Marie McKinnon Hall, wife of Benjamin Lambert "Buzz" Hall, of Edgartown, died peacefully while under hospice care at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital on March 4, 2011, finally succumbing to a nine-year battle with ovarian cancer.

The mood is right for revolutions

More than 40 years ago, a friend, an ex-marine, who served in Vietnam and survived countless firefights and fortunately returned home miraculously unscathed, would always tell me, "It only takes one man to start a revolution.

Overseeing youth hockey

Twenty years ago I walked out of the M.

No way to do business

I traveled to Oak Bluffs to return a jacket I purchased for my son.

Take yoga to Cronig’s

Have you stopped by down-Island Cronigs lately? Okay, now it is time to take a deep breath and let out a long sigh.

Delightful design for Edgartown Library

I'm delighted about the design for the new Edgartown Library, which provides for both children and adults.

Bravo to the cast and crew

This past weekend I had the privilege of traveling with the MVRHS Drama Troupe while they performed at the Massachusetts Drama Guild Inc.

Edwin “Bob” Newhall Woods

Edwin "Bob" Newhall Woods died at home in Santa Maria, California, on March 1, 2011.

Madeleine Elizabeth Bacheller

Madeleine Elizabeth Bacheller died on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at the Henrietta Breuer House in Vineyard Haven.

Marion Black Little Riley

Marion Black Little Riley died on March 3, 2011 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital in Oak Bluffs after a prolonged, complex illness.

Christopher S. Look Jr.

"To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides" (David Viscott).

Friends like stars

I have been honored and humbled all in one day.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High school artists at Featherstone

Tova Katzman, a senior at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School and Gold Key winner in the 2011 Boston Globe Scholastic Art Awards, was the first to display in a slew of art shows, held at Featherstone Center for the Arts, featuring Island art students.

In good hands

I would like to thank the Edgartown Fire Department, police, and EMTs for their quick response to the fire on Edgartown Bay Road, Thursday, February 17.

Arthur J. Cormier Jr.

Arthur Cormier, who was an integral part of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School and the community died after a short battle with cancer on Saturday morning, February 26, 2011.