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Editorial: Everything on the library table in Edgartown

This page is relentlessly in favor of libraries.

CROP Walk against hunger on Martha’s Vineyard

This Sunday, October 24, at 2 pm one hundred or more Islanders will set out from St.

Mary R. Fisher

Mary Rose Lynch was born on May 24, 1907, to Daniel and Octavia Lynch of Lowell.

Chilmark breaks ground on Middle Line Road rentals

Chilmark officials broke ground yesterday for three duplex apartment buildings to be built as part of the Middle Line Road affordable housing project.

Bishop Feehan, Islanders cross paths in cross country races

The Bishop Feehan girls and boys cross-country teams came to call Wednesday to match their speed and endurance with the Vineyard high schoolers in a 5K race through the State Forest.

Girls field hockey team edged by Notre Dame

The Martha's Vineyard High School field hockey team lost a nail-biter to Notre Dame at Hingham, Tuesday, 1-0, despite the excellent and effective work by defenders Jill McHugh and Niki Alexander.

Jennifer R. Larson

Jennifer Rollins Larson, age 42, of Zion, Illinois, and Oak Bluffs died suddenly on October 18.

Flag football scores

The Flag football league at the Boys & Girls Club was busy last Saturday.

Boys win and girls lose cross-country races with Somerset

The MVRHS boys cross-country team bested Somerset on the Raiders' 5K course, Monday, 20-35.

MV Masters bow to league’s best, but Annie makes history

The Vineyard FC Masters lost its game with the league leading Inkas Sports Club, Sunday, at Holbrook High School, 3-2.


Lucy O.

Tisbury to stiffen enforcement at Park and Ride lot

The Tisbury selectmen plan to ask police to step up enforcement of parking rules in the Park and Ride lot off High Point Lane.

Rosalie N. Francis

Rosalie Nina Francis, 97, died on Monday, October 18, at Windemere in Oak Bluffs where she has resided for the past several years.


"Your letter implies that the riders are a bunch of disrespectful adolescents with no regard for the public, when in fact most of the riders are over 35 and ride with their children in their free time.

Reel Picks

Emma Stone is wonderful as the outcast Olive, a virgin who creates a phony reputation as a sexually promiscuous hottie — inspired by Hawthorne, she embroiders red As on her tee-shirts — and becomes super cool.

Who’s disturbing the peace?

In response to the letter "Dirt Bikers spoil the peace, violate the laws" (

Delays for motorists continue at Bourne Bridge

Paving operations for Phase 1 on the Bourne Bridge are scheduled to start today and continue through Saturday, October 23, as the U.

The value of controlled burns

This letter was written to Commissioner Rick Sullivan, state Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Pumpkin Festival at Morning Glory Farm

Maybe it was because a crisp fall day dawned instead of the predicted rain.