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Anne L. Broome

Anne Lawton Broome, 84, died at her home in Edgartown on Thursday, April 15, of pancreatic cancer.

Family Planning Art Show this Weekend

To art collectors, it's a once-a-year opportunity to see the latest work from more than 130 of the Island's top artists under one roof.

Impossible without you

The "Creating Possibilities" Resource Fair, held on Saturday, May 8, at the MVRHS was organized in hopes of providing easy access to resources that could be supportive to families that include family members with developmental disabilities.

Learning from the earth

There's an ongoing program in the heart of the woods in Aquinnah that can only be described as life-changing.

So many to thank

The members of the MVRHS junior class and the junior class advisors would like to deeply thank all those who have donated time and money to our fundraising efforts this year.


The Granary Gallery on Old County Road in West Tisbury, is hosting a trunk show featuring textiles by artist/painter Carol Maguire.

Vineyard Playhouse Coffeehouse

This weekend the Vineyard Playhouse will play host to a couple of very talented and engaging female singer/songwriters, one — an import from Boston — on the forefront of the folk rock circuit and the other, an Island girl who is poised to make her mark on the scene with the release of a powerful debut CD.

Oak Bluffs

Well, it looked like an almost impossible task, but the crews building the sidewalks and resurfacing the roadways downtown have finished, and what a great job they did.

Vineyard Gardens weekly lecture series returns

Vineyard Gardens, on State Road in West Tisbury, will again host a Saturday series of expert lectures on gardening topics, each beginning at 11 am.


I'm getting a little disturbed by all the gossip around here; I mean I have heard so much gossip the past week and I can't use any of it in my column.


Friends of Family Planning Art Show Opening Gala, 6 to 8 pm.

Capricorn House receives green certification

The Capricorn House bed and breakfast on Seaview Avenue in Oak Bluffs has received a "Green Business" certification from the Institute for Green Business Certification Inc.

Open hearts for addiction’s victims

Addiction is a very misunderstood subject and a devastating disease many of our Islanders suffer, be it directly or indirectly through someone we love.


Vineyard House, a safe, sober place to live for Islanders in early recovery from substance abuse, invites the community to a potluck dinner and presentation at 6 pm on Thursday, June 3, at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.

What’s happening: Edgartown

Edgartown has new faces, revamped stores, location changes, and even a store that moved back from another town.

Wst Tisbury School Super Readers wow with words

Wearing paper crowns and flourishing sparkly, sequined red capes, "Super Readers" in kindergarten teacher Teri Mello's class paraded into the West Tisbury School cafeteria for a celebration Friday morning.


Abigail Larsen, daughter of John and Susan Larsen, has won the Lillian and Arthur Dunn Scholarship given by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Carlet Debuts at Featherstone

Maybe it's in the genes.

Songs to learn by

Worldwide, some 6,000 "songbird" species are put by taxonomists into a single order (Passeriformes, but don't worry, that won't be on the quiz).