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Horse Council’s hunter pace attracts 21 riders

The husband and wife team of Scott and Charlotte Caskey won the Hilltopper division, while Ellen Blodgett and Jocelyn Elliot won the Trailblazers division of the Martha's Vineyard Horse Council's second 2011 hunter pace, on October 9.

Wonderful day for a festival

The Tisbury School celebrated its annual harvest festival last Sunday.

So many to thank

This past weekend was the Second Annual Martha's Vineyard Yoga Festival.

Accessibility is an issue

I was born on Martha's Vineyard.

Flag needs attention

If the owner had a bit of pride in its condition, he would have replaced it long ago.

The only place

I am an Islander that unfortunately has moved away from the only place I have ever wanted to live.

Quick response

My thanks to Jack Law and Tony from R.

Quality health care

Our father/husband/grandfather was transferred to Martha's Vineyard Hospital in late August for what would turn out to be two hospitalizations.

Efficiency and kindness

On Sunday of the Columbus Day weekend I had a rather bad bicycle accident, the result of which was my first ride in an ambulance.

Sympathetic to visitors

I have nothing but sympathy for

Welcoming and relaxing

We recently spent five days on Martha's Vineyard, and apart from the weather defying (in our favour) the forecasts, we experienced significant gestures of friendship from residents, which we would like to put on record.

An ‘abomination’

There's no reason for a roundabout, only the wish by some members of the Martha's Vineyard Commission not to alienate the selectmen of Oak Bluffs, who put forward the ill-advised project.

High caliber character

Please publish my letter of thanks and appreciation to Ann Hawksbee of Edgartown, also an employee of the Stop and Shop there, for her refreshing honesty.

Speed dating on Martha’s Vineyard: October 14

Calling all singles on the Island. Try something new by participating in the speed dating event Friday evening.

Allen Whiting on art, the season, and being Allen Whiting

Artist Allen Whiting reflects on the season, his paintings, and his life.

“Gourmet Gifts” – a DIY guide to gift making

This is a cookbook about sharing your cooking abilities with the ones you love, near or far.

Edith T. McClintock

Edith Taylor McClintock died peacefully Saturday, October 1, in Bennington, Vermont, where she had made her home since January 2010.


I am writing to commend West Tisbury chief of police Dan Rossi, his officers, and Sgt.

Good luck

Good luck to the travel teams of Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey as the season gets under way, and to all the kids under instruction and in the recreation leagues.