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New tanks thanks

New fuel storage tanks, pumps, a canopy, and a fire suppression system are part of a complete upgrade for the Shell service station on Beach Road.

Squibnocket Beach closed Monday morning for parking lot repairs

Squibnocket Beach will be closed Monday, June 21, until noon, and there will be no access through the parking area.

What should people know before buying?

Jonathan Ralston, manager, North Water gallery, North Water, St.

A show of artistic talents at library

The Program area in the Vineyard Haven library is a calm, well-lit open space in soft greens, the palest shade of coral, carpeted seating, and the sort of hush only a library can produce; the perfect space for studying the art being displayed there through Saturday, June 19.

Integrated Health Center welcomes back practitioners

Integrated Health Center on State Road in Vineyard Haven this month welcomed back well-known practitioners, Dr.

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.

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.

Very successful fundraiser

On behalf of the Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group, we would like to take this opportunity to thank the Island people who contributed to our very successful fundraiser, An Evening Under the Stars, held on May 20, at the Mediterranean Restaurant on Beach Road, Oak Bluffs.


Elizabeth Eisenhauer is introducing the new artists who are showing at Eisenhauer Gallery in Edgartown.

Show Openings

Louisa Gould Gallery, "European Artwork by Vineyard Artists.

Morning Glory turbine ought to have been placed elsewhere

I am a proponent of wind and other alternative energy projects, but that does not mean we can not be considerate to our neighbors, or to the Island.

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.

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.


Carolyn Feltz will be selling beach stickers at the town hall Sunday through Friday, from 9 am to 12 noon.

Purple and white predominate among grads

Most of the members of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's Class of 2010 graduates decided to stick with traditional colors at ceremonies Sunday.

What of the unintended consequences?

Thank you for publishing the letter from Gordon Massingham and the reply from Herb Custer.

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.

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.