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Oak Bluffs library celebrates Earth Day

The misty, wet weather Saturday morning did little to dampen the spirits of dozens of youngsters participating in Earth Day activities at the Oak...

Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship announces 2016 fellows

The Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship program recently announced the appointment of 12 new Vision Fellows for 2016. According to a press release, since its...

Ask Tom, the Dogcharmer: The virtues of Patience

Hi Tom! We have a German shepherd named Patience who has arthritis of the back, possibly hips, and a misformed hip joint, and is unable...

Have faith: Eat, work, pray (and farm)

Back in the late 1970s, Brian Murdoch, now the parish priest at Grace Episcopal Church, wanted to live the Benedictine model of work, study,...

Wild Side

Wild Side: A perfect day for bug-hunting

My columns typically focus on one particular species that I’ve been able to learn something about. But sometimes my time in the field gets...

Garden Notes

Garden Notes: Home and place

April 22 was Earth Day. Fittingly, more than 170 countries went to New York to sign the Paris climate agreement, a record-breaking number of...

Community Notes

Second elder law clinic

A second elder law clinic will be held in Vineyard Haven on Monday, May 2, 2016, from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The topic...

Tisbury Council on Aging celebrates 25th anniversary

Sunday, May 8, from 2 to 4 pm, the Tisbury Council on Aging (TCOA) celebrates its 25th, or silver, anniversary with an indoor picnic...

Shawn M. McCormack joins Boston law firm

Shawn M. McCormack, a native of Martha’s Vineyard and son of Dukes County Sheriff Michael A. McCormack, has joined the Boston law firm Davis,...

Red Cross announces blood drive

The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross...

The Local

To Die on Martha’s Vineyard

When we are in throes of a family emergency, it might be difficult to focus on choices about death and dying. Then again, most...