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Officials need to get busy on flu shots

Last year at this time, flu shots obtained by our local health departments were limited.

It’s time to rethink this whole business of wind turbines, land-based or at sea

It is modestly encouraging to learn, as we do this week, that Massachusetts and Rhode Island are conspiring over big time wind energy development in federal waters off the coasts of the two states.

George R. Silva

George (Giorgio) Richard Silva left us for his new journey on June 25, 2010.


A year-long exhibit celebrating the six towns on Martha's Vineyard will open this Saturday at the Martha's Vineyard Museum in Edgartown.

Dukes County fishermen’s group joins federal lawsuit

The Duke's County Commercial Fishermen's Association has signed on to a lawsuit that was filed by the public interest law firm Earthjustice in Federal District court in Washington, D.

Noteworthy events

Novelist Joan Leegant visits the M.

Her concerns have been satisfied

I have written this letter to Paul Foley and members of the Martha's Vineyard Commission, regarding the proposal by Jim Eddy and the Big Sky Tent company for 90 Dr.

Habitat for Humanity seeks family for Bailey Park Road

Habitat for Humanity of Martha's Vineyard and the Town of West Tisbury are accepting applications from families for the purchase of a three-bedroom affordable house.

Party for Barbara Dacey to honor her dedication

Many went to Nectar's last Thursday night to pay homage to Barbara Dacey, a disc jockey for 92.

33rd annual Tivoli Day

This past Saturday, a perfect, crisp, sunny day, was the 33rd annual Tivoli Day Festival, a celebration of the end of summer put on by the Oak Bluffs Association (OBA).

The Yard wraps up 2010 season

Vineyard dancers Claire Baione, Carol Loud, Daryl Owens, Sabrina Reppert, and Maggie Sarmiento join professionals from the 2010 Bessie Schönberg Choreographers' Residency at The Yard this weekend.

West Tisbury

It's not often that I'm out driving around at 7 am, so it's disconcerting when I am to see how much I enjoy it.

Harvesting fruit on Martha’s Vineyard

Miscanthus grass, a roadside volunteer approximately seven years old, has been joined by about ten more — one a stripey "Zebrinus" type! — nearby.

for bill,at 89 – Eschatology: Last and First Things

Peter Ochs, long retired from NBC, is a veteran Gay Head hand, from before Gay Head became Aquinnah.

Toward a less brutal debate, or are we indeed what we think we are?

Admit it, the heart swells with self-satisfaction and contentment at the thought that ours is a community in which the milk of human kindness and sympathetic understanding courses like hurricane floodwaters along each and every potholed dirt road? What a remarkable place to live.

Out of touch management at TTOR

I am writing this letter in regards to the resignation of David Babson, former manager of The Trustees of the Reservations (TTOR) on Norton Point and Chappy.

Do seasonal changes influence artists?

Rez Williams, painter: The work that I do, the subject I'm interested in — the New Bedford steel-hulled boats — have a brutal quality to them, and that seems to fit winter, which is a brutal time of year.


It's the time of year where we are all switching gears.

Dancing out the season in Edgartown

Dozens of high-spirited revelers said farewell to summer with their Saturday Night at Memorial Wharf dance in Edgartown.