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Many helped

The Oak Bluffs Public Library and Martha's Vineyard Library Association, in collaboration with and with support from the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore, Library Friends of Oak Bluffs, and a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services sponsors an Island-wide community read, One Book-One Island program.

Audrey S. LeVasseur

Audrey Louise Smith LeVasseur died peacefully on Monday, April 18, among family and friends at Windemere in Oak Bluffs.

Florence G. Borges

Florence Grace Borges died Friday, February 11, at St.

Martha’s Vineyard libraries celebrate CLAMS anniversary

This month marks the twentieth anniversary of online resource sharing by the Cape Libraries Automated Resources Sharing (CLAMS).

Barton Kent

Barton "Bart" Kent, 68, died on April 14 in Canajoharie N.

Anne M. Nason

Anne Margaret Nason died peacefully at age 93 on April 16, 2011.

Chilmark selectmen discuss changes to shellfish regs

Chilmark selectmen Tuesday held a public hearing on proposed changes to Chilmark shellfish regulations.

Chilmark selectmen consider Middle Line rent structure

Chilmark selectmen, at their regular meeting Tuesday, reviewed

Tisbury selectman race tops election ballot

A race between incumbent selectman Jeffrey Kristal and former selectman Tom Pachico provides the only contest at Tisbury's town elections on Tuesday, April 26.

Jane L. Brown

Jane Legge Brown, age 89, died peacefully in her Oak Bluffs home on April 18.

Chilmark annual takes up $7 million budget

Chilmark voters meet Monday to take action on a long list of annual town meeting spending articles, a budget of more than $7 million for the next fiscal year, and an overhaul of the town's personnel bylaws.

Jeff Kristal for selectman in Tisbury

Tisbury voters did themselves a good turn three years ago when they elected Jeff Kristal selectman.


I want to thank all those who participated in the Persephone Event and contributed generously to our success.

A dedicated community

As part of the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day initiative, the the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard held its first annual Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, April 9.

Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club crowns trap champs

Sunday, at the Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club trap range in Edgartown, Knolls Ward of Vineyard Haven defended his title to win the club trap championship by breaking the most targets out of a total of 50.

Martha’s Vineyard kids’ travel soccer teams score wins over Nauset, Freetown

The wind was an unlisted player in the Martha's Vineyard under-15 (U-15) girls' travel team's game with Freetown here, Sunday.

Tisbury wraps up annual meeting, approves $20.4 million budget

Despite a three-hour special town meeting the night before, and torrential rain the next day, 126 dedicated Tisbury voters waded out for the annual town meeting on April 13.

Martha’s Vineyard salt pond will be closed to shellfishing again

Edgartown shellfish constable Paul Bagnall notified selectmen that state officials intend to close Sengekontacket Pond to shellfishing during the summer months.

Sports Highlights

At least eight Vineyarders joined the throng at the 15th running of the Boston Marathon, which was won in record-breaking time by a couple of runners from Kenya.