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Chilmark approves tour bus, interviews candidates

Chilmark selectmen Tuesday approved a one-year license for a locally operated bus tour company to run Island tours with four buses during the 2010...

Christmas kindness continues

Allison Bartlett, the recipient of an act of Christmas kindness when an anonymous shopper quietly paid for her Christmas tree at the Thrift Shop...

Retail, actually

To the Editor:Let us please remember that Morning Glory Farm (MGF) is a retail operation selling mostly produce trucked in by Sid Wainer and...

Regarding an uniformed critic

To the Editor:John Abrams owes David Wiley and the people of Martha's Vineyard a public apology.I personally filed the lawsuit with two other neighbors -...

Sold out

To the Editor:I agree with Michael Scarborough, in the December 31 Letters to the Editor ("Island tradesmen disadvantaged").Why are union contractors hiring illegals or...

The issue is offshore wind turbines

To the Editor:Okay, time to jump in the waters, so to speak. The issue of wind power development in the state waters as mapped...

Reckless hunting behavior

To the Editor:I am the person who was recently injured in the hunting accident at the State Forest on Martha's Vineyard. I am writing...

Noah C. BenDavid

Dina and Shane BenDavid of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Noah Christopher BenDavid, on December 29 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Noah weighed...

Stella W. DeBettencourt

Luke and Danielle DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Stella Weiss DeBettencourt, on December 26 at Winthrop University Hospital in...

Wren M. Robertson

Elizabeth Bonifacio and Joshua Robertson of Tisbury announce the birth of their daughter, Wren Marie Robertson, on December 24 at Brigham and Women's Hospital...

Achievement

James T. Morse of Oak Bluffs was recently installed as a District Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts at...

Edgartown

There are a number of people on the Island that put considerable time into making the Red Stocking Fund a success, allowing children to...

Survival Skills

The first week of the new decade featured the 50th Martha's Vineyard Christmas Bird Count (CBC), which due to fabulous weather (not) was postponed...

Illusions, reality, and business

That there is an agricultural aura surrounding Morning Glory Farm and a bedrock, founding fathers, even 19th century ethos attached to the preaching of...

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

December 11, 2009Ernest P. McFarlane, Brookline; DOB 4/3/64, larceny by check over $250: to be dismissed upon payment of $700 restitution and $100 court...

West Tisbury selectmen add Anna Alley to pond panel

The West Tisbury selectmen last week appointed Anna Alley to the Mill Pond Committee, bringing that panel's membership to four. The pond and how...

Hypnosis for New Year’s resolutions

Hypnotherapist Cynthia da Silva is offering group hypnosis classes designed to help people stick with their New Year's resolutions. A four-session series designed to...

Comcast speeds up Internet service

Comcast announced it is making the leap from broadband to wideband, with the launch of next generation DOCSIS 3.0 throughout Martha's Vineyard. With wideband,...

Zephrus Restaurant hosts nonprofits

Local nonprofits that use their databases to publicize a get-together at Zephrus Restaurant will receive 20 percent of that evening's proceeds.Referencing this fall's popular...

Center to assist nonprofits seeking grants

The Donors Collaborative will join the Associated Grant Makers (AGM) and the Oak Bluffs Public Library to create a grant resource center, whose aim...