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Let down at the hospital

As if having to go to the hospital alone, sick, and not knowing what's wrong isn't bad enough, being sent home after an extensive five-hour wait (that included lots of blood work and a CAT scan) with medication that won't treat what you have is fairly disheartening.

In reply, I’m not wrong

I would like to reply to W.

A happy surprise

On our return to Vineyard Haven this spring we got our first look at the affordable housing development that created a neighborhood next to a piece of property owned by my mother.

Not a good word for DAS

I am very disappointed with the new DAS system.

Passionate for the timber dock

The Menemsha Harbor dock project is on the warrant for the town of Chilmark's special town meeting, scheduled for August 6, at the Chilmark Community Center.

Big houses back on the agenda

Thinking about the human environment and comparing influences on the experience of that environment, one might conclude that the convenience and safety of reliable cell phone service would enhance the experience significantly.

Hummer keeps on trying

In 1987, in a moment of uncharacteristic exuberance, my friend Hummer bought shares of Adobe Corporation.

Permission granted, but no plans in place for cable on Chappy

Selectmen approved plans to lay cable under the harbor, but the plan has created more questions than answers about cable service to Chappaquiddick.

Geoffrey H. Neuhoff

Geoffrey Houghton Neuhoff of Edgartown and Jupiter, Florida, died on July 22.

Food and fun at The FARM on Martha’s Vineyard

This years FARM Institute fundraiser brought a healthy crowd out to support the educational programs of The FARM Institute.

“Outcasts – The Lepers of Penikese Island” at the Hebrew Center

The play "Outcasts – The Lepers of Penikese Island" by Scott Barrow was performed at the Hebrew Center, hosted by The Vineyard Playhouse.

New restaurant Port Hunter opens in Edgartown

Brothers Patrick and Ted Courtney recently opened the doors to their first restaurant, The Port Hunter.

Love, laughs, and swordplay at the Amphitheater

The most famous feud in literature will be played out to its tragic conclusion for a full month as The Vineyard Playhouse presents "Romeo & Juliet."

Phyllis Claire Deitz

Phyllis Claire Deitz died unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon, July 22.

Greg Martin

Greg Martin, a resident of Oak Bluffs, died on Father's Day, June 17, at the age of 56, affirming his legacy as a loving father.

Celebration of Sheryl Jaynes-Andrews

A potluck celebration of the life of Sheryl Jaynes-Andrews will be held at 5 pm on Saturday, August 4, at the Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club.

Celebration of Life for John W. Mayhew

The family of John W.

Some changes are in store for the Possible Dreams auction

The famed Martha's Vineyard Community Services fundraiser is getting a facelift.

Sunday nights it’s jazz at The Pit Stop on Martha’s Vineyard

Adam Lipsky heads up a group of jazz musicians who will be playing Sunday nights at The Pit Stop in Oak Bluffs.