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Curves offers free Zumba class

Curves of Martha's Vineyard, the fitness center exclusively for women, announced the addition of Zumba to its fitness lineup and a free one-week tryout.

Heat heat up, Bulls falter as RCBL nears playoffs

With one week left in the RCBL regular season, playoff seedings are still up in the air.

Margie H. Haven

Margie Hale Haven died early Friday morning, January 14, leaving behind many loving members of the family, including her two children, a daughter-in-law, two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren as well as innumerable friends.

Two Saturday flu clinics will target children

The Vineyard Nursing Association and the Chilmark, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, and West Tisbury boards of health will sponsor two Flu Clinics for Island children.

Vineyarders shine in Island’s first swim meet

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School swimming club hosted Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical School in the Island's first swimming meet at the new YMCA pool Monday.


A front page photo published on January 20 of young violinist Tyler Shipway failed to identify the young musician on the right side of the photo.

Jean Knowles Goodman

A service for Jean Knowles Goodman will be held at Grace Church in Vineyard Haven on Saturday, Jan.

West Tisbury

It's time to cut forsythia branches to bloom inside.

Endowment Fund anounces spring grant cycle

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its spring grant cycle.

The right decision

Sheriff Mike McCormick made the right decision in December, just before Christmas, when he allowed Kelly McCarron to complete her imprisonment at home, wearing an ankle bracelet, rather than at the Barnstable House of Corrections, where she had served seven months of her one-year jail term for vehicular homicide (January 12,

Why can they spoil the views with eyesore wind turbines?

I do not understand why homeowners or small businesses think it is okay to erect wind turbines that can be seen for miles and are considered eyesores by so many people.

Scots say thankyou

The Scottish Society of Martha's Vineyard would like to thank all those who helped to make our annual Robert Burns Dinner such a success.

Boathouse Foundation donates $25,000 to YMCA

The Boathouse Foundation, a philanthropic unit of The Boathouse Club of Edgartown, presented a check for $25,000 to the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard on January 13th.

A link of healing kindness forged across the continent

It did not take long for Bruce Bailey of San Diego to learn the identity of the mother and two children from Martha's Vineyard that he met in a departure terminal at Logan Airport in Boston the Sunday following Christmas.


Have no fear — burn season is here.

Oak Bluffs

I guess we have to start looking at the blessings this freezing cold weather brings.

Sports highlights

The fifth grade and seventh grade Vineyard girls' travel basketball teams had a perfect weekend on the hardwood, capturing three wins between them.

A source for home design

Julie Robinson Interiors in Vineyard Haven hosted a reception on January 20, for Martha's Vineyard artists and craftspeople featured in the Sourcebook of Architectural and Design Elements Handcrafted on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, and Nantucket.

John L. Henley

John Lowell Henley, 81, of Edgartown died unexpectedly on Monday, January 17, 2011 at Mass General Hospital in Boston.