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West Tisbury

I was surprised to find myself turning on the porch light for Mike to come home, around six o'clock, and about the same time in the morning when I let the dogs out.

Self sufficiency on Martha’s Vineyard

Tad Crawford, one of the organizers of last Saturday's Living Local Harvest Festival, prefaced his introduction to each of the day's seven speakers by outlining the mission of the event.

Simple Vineyard kindness

To the Editor:Why is the Vineyard special? My husband and I were working on a project that required a piece of copper.

Sour milkweed threatens butterflies

The lively and mellow Living Local/Harvest Fest took precedence over my being able to participate in the "Goldenrod: Identification of Island Species" workshop, interesting as it was to me, which was offered by Melissa Dow Cullina at Polly Hill Arboretum last Friday and Saturday.

Bourne Bridge will be reduced to one lane in each direction

Lane restrictions on the Bourne Bridge will begin October 12, so the U.

Oak Bluffs

Windy, windy and rain seems to be the future for most of this week.

IEH appoints Hillside Village site manager

Island Elderly Housing (IEH) has appointed Leslie Digby Rizza site Manager at Hillside Village, a unit of IEH.


We typically associate babies with spring.


So sorry, readers, but I gave out some wrong information about Cranberry Day, October 12.


Island high school students have good dreams.


Columbus Day weekend is upon us and what a beautiful fall it has been thus far.

Attention on hypertension

At my doctor's office, the nurse takes my blood pressure.

Sports Highlights

The MVRHS golf team won its eighth match, Wednesday, edging Falmouth at Farm Neck, 252–255.

Over the Hill soccer season starts

The Vineyard FC Masters soccer team was shut out by West Roxbury, Sunday, 1-0.

Field hockey team on a roll

The MVRHS field hockey team got by Somerset in an EAC League game, Thursday, 2-1.

Over the Meadow, through the Woods

The MVRHS boys' cross country team conceded the first two places to Coyle & Cassidy, but filled the next five slots to gain a 25-30 win on their home course, Wednesday.

You could look it up

Back in December of last year, a lively online discussion was sparked when this newspaper reported that Edgartown voters would be asked, at our 2010 annual town meeting, to borrow $4 million to build a new public library.

A partnership for housing

This past month four Island families were awarded the dream of affordable homeownership in Tisbury on Lambert's Cove Road.