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County budget rises little, but towns pay more

Dukes County commissioners voted to recommend to the county advisory board a $1.

Edgartown

I was in New York City over the weekend on baby watch 2010, just waiting for my stubborn nephew to make his debut in the world.

Announcements

Phoenix Aiello of Edgartown and Bill Malfa Jr.

Oak Bluffs

Summer is definitely here.

Deadline to purchase Tisbury landfill stickers is due

A sign at the Tisbury landfill reminds residents that as of Thursday, July 1, the start of the 2011 fiscal year, a new vehicle landfill sticker is required to dispose of trash.

Chilmark selectmen approve creek leases

Chilmark selectmen, meeting Tuesday, agreed to a request by police Chief Brian Cioffi to create a handicap parking spot by Dutcher Dock.

World Cup watching in Oak Bluffs

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Benefit auction a success for Windemere

A willing crowd gathered at the Ag Hall in West Tisbury on Friday, June 11, to honor and support the Recreation Department at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

A great father

The family of Stan Hart would like to thank everyone who joined us in the celebration of his life on Saturday at the Ag Hall.

Benefits of used cell phone drive come full circle

A used cell phone collection drive organized and run by Oak Bluffs Police Department clerk Jeannie Pierson proved a resounding, yet quiet, success.

Archer’s arrow fails to fell wild turkey

A female wild turkey with an arrow through her back prompted calls last week from concerned residents who spotted her with a flock in the vicinity of Greenwood Avenue and Franklin Terrace in Vineyard Haven.

Happy to live among them all

We were not there, but hope the MVRHS graduation on Sunday went beautifully, including the Brazilian scarves, Wampanoag insignia, and whatever garb would bring happiness to the graduating class.

Judith Campbell pens “A Deadly Mission”

"A Deadly Mission," by Judith Campbell, Mainly Murder Press, LLC.

Harley Riders hold fundraiser for Will Lewis

The Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders, a group of motorcycle enthusiasts known for their charitible efforts, will hold a fundraiser to help one of their members, Will Lewis, who is suffering from a serous medical condition.

Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week returns to the Vineyard for the second year, from June 20 to June 24, giving people a chance to check out Island restaurants without racking up the bill.

Amuse the kids in Oak Bluffs

With schools winding down for the year, kids will be in need for some fun activities to fill their time.

Coast Guard offers free safety check

The Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer free safety inspections to boaters this Saturday at Station Menemsha.

Fishing with dad means treasured memories

In anticipation of Father's Day Sunday, I invited readers to send in photos and stories of fishing with their dads.

Film series starts at Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center

The film series of the Summer Institute at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center opens its 10th anniversary season this Sunday, June 20, with the screening of "Wondrous Oblivion," a favorite film from the archives of the Boston Jewish Film Festival (BJFF).

Oak Bluffs hosts HarborFest and Summer Solstice party

The heart of Oak Bluffs will yet again bloom with the annual summer solstice celebration and 19th annual Harbor Festival, dubbed HarborFest, offering shopping, outdoor dining, and a fun atmosphere up and down Circuit Avenue and the harbor, for both tourists and Islanders.