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Deborah Jaffe Yeomans

Deborah Yeomans of Dedham and Chilmark died quietly on June 19, 2012 with her two sons at her side.

What’s up MV: Maestro guitarists, dock dances, and cover bands

A renowned acoustic guitarist, a reggae funk band, and harborside dancing is on the playlist.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission drops Roundabout reconsideration

Led by MVC chairman Chris Murphy, a Roundabout supporter, and with the advice of legal counsel, the regional agency let its Roundabout decision stand.

Mural in Oak Bluffs School cafeteria brightens room

In an early morning assembly Tuesday, Oak Bluffs School celebrated their last day and a new mural adoring the wall of the cafeteria.

ENB withdraws major Oyster Bar redevelopment proposal

The Edgartown National Bank will move forward with renovations that include a bank branch in the Circuit Avenue building it repossessed.

Tisbury Business Association hosts events for summer fun

The Tisbury Business Association (TBA) has some fun events planned in Vineyard Haven this summer, including an outdoor movie at Owen Park and Sunday art strolls.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha honors newest college graduates

In a small ceremony Monday, the station recognized the efforts of five crew members for their accomplishments on land in earning a college degree.

Windemere rated one of the best nursing homes in the nation

Windemere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, was named one of the best nursing homes in the country for 2012, by U.S. News and World Report.


The print edition of June 14 story

Chilmark moves to next part of post-blaze wharf rebuild

The town has $629,026 from the Massachusetts Seaport Advisory Council to do the construction, which will include three new docks.

The “Dutch Guys” return year after year, like the fish do

A fishing visit in 2009 has become an annual affair for two European anglers. Call them the "Dutch Guys."

Ruth Stiller at 90 loves a party, and her town

Ruthie celebrated surrounded by friends right across from the rambling white corner house where she was born 90 years ago and where she lives today.

Fond of Photoshop, Martha’s Vineyard student develops typeface

Dana Jacobs, a junior at MVRHS, created a font which has become an international hit.

Researcher documents Wasque forest before it is lost to the sea

A Harvard researcher is documenting the effects of erosion on a wooded area on Chappaquiddick.

Oak Bluffs police chief says Secret Service got no party pass

Chief Blake said his officers dealt with a noisy party hosted by the Secret Service the same way they deal with hundreds of summer noise complaints.

Edgartown business owners upbeat on summer trade

Business owners optimistic. New restaurant owners and retailers, see opportunity in Edgartown this season.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission reviews Rymes Propane proposal

Questions arise over the extent and duration of the development of regional impact authority over the leased property, where Rymes will operate.

Edgartown hears teacher gripes, tables library naming rights

Teachers balk at health care reform plans, and selectmen say no, for now, to library donors who want their name on a new library room.

DAS proposed to bring Chappy wireless coverage

A distributed antenna system uses several small antennae rather than one or two giant towers. Such a system might work for Chappy.