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Well, that was exhausting.

Thanks so much

A note of thanks To my dear friends — "family" — at Windemere and Martha's Vineyard Hospital: thank you so very much for the love and support you've all shown me during my medical leave (and always).

Vital connection

On behalf of the Oak Bluffs School, I would like to thank the Martha's Vineyard Rotary Association for its continued support of our literacy program.

A memorable evening

Many thanks to everyone who made the Island Grown Schools fundraiser at State Road Restaurant last week such a wonderful event.

Cops and kids, and the future

Young people and police are often uneasy about one another.

Race to the Top funds for Island schools

Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) will receive $118,129 over the next four years from the Race to the Top Fund (RTTF) grant won by Massachusetts in a national competition.

Darts fly at the P-A

The MV Dart League has begun its winter-long competition at the P-A Club.

Unresolved contracts thwart high school budget conclusion

Final numbers for the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) fiscal 2012 (FY12) operating budget remain uncertain because of ongoing contract negotiations with secretaries, para-professionals, and custodians.

Vineyard falls to Westport in field hockey playoff thriller Wednesday

Kristy Jennings' goal with 32 seconds remaining in the second 15 minute sudden death overtime, lifted Westport to a 1-0 victory over the Vineyard in the opening round of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association division two south playoffs, Wednesday in Oak Bluffs.

Fall foliage funk

If you are one of those who look, and sometimes find, a silver lining, I challenge you.

Curves collects for food pantry

Curves of Martha's Vineyard will reach out to those less fortunate in the community this November.

MVRHS soccer boys wrap up home schedule

In a barn-burner with Barnstable last Thursday, the Vineyard varsity soccer team managed to tie the game despite the fact that Barnstable High School led the game most of the way.

Safety off-line in Chilmark

The Sunday, October 3l, Boston Globe had an article datelined Katmandu, Nepal, and headlined "Cellphone service reaches the top of the world.

Jane M. Quinson

Jane Misrahi Quinson, 70, of Oak Bluffs died on October 28.

Claude DeHaro

Claude "Frenchy" DeHaro died on October 18, 2010 in Longview, Washington.

Viola Fuller

Viola Fuller of Edgartown died on Friday, October 29, 2010 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Larry Luening

Larry Leuning, 58, of Edgartown died on Monday evening, November 1, 2010 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Rosemarie C. DeSorcy

Rosemarie Connell DeSorcy died unexpectedly on October 17 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Field hockey girls tie with Barnstable

Thursday, the Vineyard girls varsity field hockey team played visiting Barnstable to a standstill, 1-1.