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George S. Pease

George Sydney Pease died unexpectedly in his Plymouth home on July 21.

MVRHS’ theatre troupe presents sneak preview before heading to Scotland

A special preview performance of "The Secret of the Seven Sisters" is this Sunday, August 1, at 4 pm at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's (MVRHS) Performing Arts Center.

“Circle of Faith” tells history of Oak Bluffs Campgrounds

"Circle of Faith," by Sally Dagnall, Vineyard Stories, 2010, 160 pp.

Y offers Station Menemsha crew a place to workout

When the Coast Guard Station Menemsha boathouse was destroyed in a massive fire July 12, the 22 crewmembers lost their weight room and workout equipment.

We know we’re good for them

You may remember that back in mid-summer 2002, we were all just sitting on the back porches of our lavish Martha's Vineyard estates, stunned and hurt by the mocking words of then President George W.

What Benefits: Events for Good Causes

TUESDAY, AUGUST 3African Artists Community Development Project Craft Sale/Singing Workshop 12 noon to 4 pm, Grange Hall.


On August 7, FAST Defense is coming to the Island on August 7.

Noteworthy events

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) will host an exciting and very special event at the Chilmark Community Center this Thursday evening from 7 to 9 pm.

West Tisbury Library After Hours

This Sunday evening, local chefs, musicians, and authors will gather at the West Tisbury Public Library to kickoff the West Tisbury Library Foundation (WTLF)'s capital campaign to raise $1.

Drink water for a cause

The 13th annual Water Tasting By-the-Sea event will take place this Thursday, July 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at Richard and Nancy Friedman's estate in an expanded meadow in Edgartown.

Leslie Baker: Finding her artistic voice

She works in a spacious, light-filled studio attached to her West Tisbury home that her family shares with two Border terriers, a mellow Bernese mountain dog and Betty, a calico cat.

Melanie DeMore lends talent for African Artists’ Community Development Project

On Tuesday, August 3, the African Artists' Community Development Project will offer two vocal workshops led by Melanie DeMore.

Shear Inspiration Salon will relocate to Mariners Way

Shear Inspiration Salon in Edgartown will move lock, stock and barrel from its current 14th Street location to 12 Mariners Way in Edgartown by the Triangle.

“The Rise and Fall of Annie Hall” at Vineyard Playhouse

On one hand, it is not really about the 1977 Academy Award-winning mega-hit movie "Annie Hall.

Vineyard Photo closes in Edgartown

Sheila Franklin, who owns the store with her husband David, said dwindling business was to blame.

Men’s softball: A ‘Canes blowout

Fans expecting a close, well-played softball game early Monday evening at Tisbury's Veterans Memorial Park, as the Hurricanes and Brewhas faced off in the final game of their scheduled summer season, were disappointed as the high-scoring Brewhas managed only one run and that in the bottom of the first inning.

Fuel company and manager indicted for failing to report an oil spill

A Dukes County grand jury returned indictments today against a Falmouth-based fuel company and its manager, charging that they failed to report an oil spill in Oak Bluffs, on June 19, 2009.

Spirituals ring out on Martha’s Vineyard

The Jim Thomas Spirituals Choir brought their joyful, pointed message to lovely, uplifting Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs on July 17.

The other side of the story

I have sent this letter to the Oak Bluffs selectmen and town administrator.