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Chilmark approves tour bus, interviews candidates

Chilmark selectmen Tuesday approved a one-year license for a locally operated bus tour company to run Island tours with four buses during the 2010...

Christmas kindness continues

Allison Bartlett, the recipient of an act of Christmas kindness when an anonymous shopper quietly paid for her Christmas tree at the Thrift Shop...

Retail, actually

To the Editor:Let us please remember that Morning Glory Farm (MGF) is a retail operation selling mostly produce trucked in by Sid Wainer and...

Regarding an uniformed critic

To the Editor:John Abrams owes David Wiley and the people of Martha's Vineyard a public apology.I personally filed the lawsuit with two other neighbors -...

Sold out

To the Editor:I agree with Michael Scarborough, in the December 31 Letters to the Editor ("Island tradesmen disadvantaged").Why are union contractors hiring illegals or...

The issue is offshore wind turbines

To the Editor:Okay, time to jump in the waters, so to speak. The issue of wind power development in the state waters as mapped...

Reckless hunting behavior

To the Editor:I am the person who was recently injured in the hunting accident at the State Forest on Martha's Vineyard. I am writing...

Noah C. BenDavid

Dina and Shane BenDavid of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Noah Christopher BenDavid, on December 29 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Noah weighed...

Stella W. DeBettencourt

Luke and Danielle DeBettencourt of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Stella Weiss DeBettencourt, on December 26 at Winthrop University Hospital in...

Wren M. Robertson

Elizabeth Bonifacio and Joshua Robertson of Tisbury announce the birth of their daughter, Wren Marie Robertson, on December 24 at Brigham and Women's Hospital...

Achievement

James T. Morse of Oak Bluffs was recently installed as a District Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts at...

The path less traveled: Guided winter walks

Four Vineyard conservation groups conspire all winter long to get us out of the house and onto some of the Island's most scenic paths....

The Wild Side tax

Our mid-fiscal-year property tax bill just arrived from the town of Oak Bluffs, reminding me that while I don't actually enjoy paying them, I...

West Tisbury

The first weekend of this new year was snowy, windy, and cold. Despite two solid days of snow, remarkably little has accumulated on the...

Tisbury

I got a present from the library. I am now the proud owner of a pretty coral tee-shirt advertising Newman's Own Salsa. And I...

Making a difference: “Three Cups of Tea” project

It sounds like the plot of some sort of adventure movie with an emotional twist. In 1993, having spent 70 days trying to scale...

Skin deep

While many of us have made a New Year's resolution to improve our appearance with a fitness regimen, few may have thought to spend...

Oak Bluffs

It's always nice to start off the first column of a new year with an uplifting story. A friend related to me that retired...

An angel called Hazel

It can be a long and dreary season for people who suffer the disease of addiction. Fortunately for Islanders, Hazel Teagan is here.Ms. Teagan...

It’s about pizza time

Most people have their favorite couple of pizza places, whether they're ordering a slice for themselves or a few pies for a party. But...