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Sandra F. Hillman

Sandra Fales Hillman died unexpectedly but peacefully in her sleep on Friday, January 20, 2012.

Sally Province Mink

Sallie Province Mink, a psychiatric nurse who specialized in depression among adolescents at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

Martha’s Vineyard restaurants slowly re-opening

It happens every year, when winter morphs into spring, bringing with it familiar faces out of hibernation and the anticipated reopening of restaurants.

Richard North Patterson’s ‘Fall from Grace’ full of character

"Fall From Grace" is Mr. Patterson's latest effort and the best I have read from him. And we get a bonus. It's set on the Vineyard, start to finish.

Playwrights’ studio with Wayne Greenwell

Island Theatre Workshop is inaugurating a Playwrights' Studio for all playwrights interested in creating and developing plays.

Martha’s Vineyard Airport motocross park takes off

Once grounded in controversy, the new motocross facility has found a permanent home where riders can roar all they want.

Alyssa Norbury trades a uniform for civvies and heads to Iraq

With a previous military tour of duty in Iraq under her belt, this 48-year-young grandma plans to return there to work as a civilian for a year.

Tisbury elects Jon Snyder selectman

Mr. Snyder shook Tom Pachico's hand and thanked him for a well-run race, after the election results were announced.

Terry Beach

Terry Beach (born Betty Jean Hehl), age 91, died peacefully at her home on Edgartown Great Pond on April 17, 2012.

Vote now for People’s Choice in Martha’s Vineyard Museum contest

The Island Faces Portrait Contest, held by the Martha's Vineyard Museum and Featherstone Center for the Arts, is now complete.

Sitcom in the making – ‘M.V. Blues’

"M.V. Blues," a new sitcom pilot with Vineyard dentist Sandy Nadelstein acting, writing, and producing.

Alberto de Almar brings flamenco to Martha’s Vineyard

For Friday's show, described as a world music concert, he will perform a mix of music including flamenco, electronica, classical, fusion jazz, opera.

Identity theft, imposter scams on the rise

Find out what consumer advocates have to say about how you should protect yourself and your money from scam artists.

Martha’s Vineyard bookstore celebrates Poetry Month

Last Thursday readers and listeners gathered at Bunch of Grapes bookstore in Vineyard Haven for an open mic night.

Chilmark voters make short work of annual town business

Chilmark voters approved a $7.65 million budget and breezed through a 22-article annual town meeting warrant in about one hour Monday.

H. Vernon Pepper

Harold Vernon Pepper, Cdr.

Elaine Zwicky

Elaine Merrill "Susie" Zwicky, 73, died on April 21, 2012, at her home in Oak Park, Illinois.

Artist plants positive messages on Martha’s Vineyard landscape

About a dozen sites Island-wide are the backdrop for signs created by local artist Julia Kidd to inspire Martha's Vineyard residents.

Steven Schwab, 64, of Chilmark charged with child molestation

Police arrested the well known Martha's Vineyard community leader Wednesday for indecent assault and battery on a child under the age of 14.

Mildred Cushman Mayhew

Mildred Cushman Mayhew of Chilmark died Thursday morning, April 19, at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven.