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West Tisbury

Everything is so green after all the rain we have had.


Belated birthday greetings go out to Pearl Issokson who enjoyed her 90th birthday last Sunday.


Each spring the students in the 4/5 class have a fundraising event to offset the costs of their September week at school aboard the Alabama.

Oak Bluffs

How beautiful and different the town looks from just a few weeks ago.


I have to say, I'm not all that disappointed with the wet forecast this week.


I don't mean to lecture or accuse anyone of reckless behavior, but there have been a couple of gnarly car accidents recently.

Adult beginner tennis a success at Farm Neck

A Vineyard non-profit, Martha's Vineyard Coummunity Tennis, sponsored an adult beginner tennis clinic at Farm Neck Golf Club.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks of the wooden bat Futures Collegiate Baseball League open their second season today at 6 pm in Rochester, N.

MVRHS sports highlights

Maggie Riseborough qualified in the shotput for the All New England track meet on June 9. The boys and girls tennis teams progress in the MIAA tourney


On behalf of my entire staff, Vineyard Complementary Medicine extends our sincerest gratitude to all the businesses and individuals that supported our team building retreat and networking scavenger hunt: Chesca's Restaurant, Keidy at Crossfit, Nisa Fit, The Y, B Strong, the staff at Vineyard Pilates, Wheel Happy, Blissed Out, The Edgartown Police, Red Pony Farm, and Coop Deville.

Your help is needed

This past Memorial Day commemorated the 20th year of our Avenue of Flags, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Tisbury.

What a delight

The students who participated in the 9th Solar Car Race on June 2 — from the Charter, Edgartown, Tisbury, West Tisbury, and Oak Bluffs schools — were exceedingly well prepared in all ways, by their teachers and by their own enthusiastic approach to learning about renewable source of solar energy.

He hates it

Hate the new font you're using for headlines.

Apparently, silence isn’t really his validation

Do you purposefully write Editorials so that I write in to correct you? Another possibility is that you don't actually read the letters addressed to you that are printed in your paper.

More information is available

I have read Michelle Williams's excellent article on the landlord-tenant seminar (May 31, "

Bravo zulu

For all of us who take for granted our police and EMT personnel, when it comes to emergency medical response I say, "OMG, these folks are unbelievable.

A contribution that outlives him

At the recent memorial service for John Ebbs who passed away on March 16, we ran out of time before I had the opportunity to talk about the tremendous gift John gave us by taking the lead in creating the Island Community Chorus that we have loved for the past 15 years.

A country neighborhood no more

Things have changed in our quiet, country neighborhood since the new, taller, bigger White-Lynch asphalt tower was erected at Goodale's ever-expanding pit.

Newspapers take stock. Or do they?

Newspaper people spend a lot of time thinking about their business and their places in it.