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Cape Light Compact announces new electricity rates

Cape Light Compact (CLC) recently announced new electricity supply prices for residential, commercial, and industrial customers, effective with meter read dates January 2013 through July 2013.

Suzanne Bowden Crossland

Suzanne Bowden Crossland died peacefully at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital on December 24 surrounded by her sons, Kurt Crossland and Mark Crossland, and her daughter-in-law, Bernadette Crossland, after a brief illness.

Sports highlights

The Vineyard boys varsity hockey team is off to a 3-0 start with wins on the Cape over Nauset and Bourne.

It took an Island to build the Martha’s Vineyard Arena

The rink has flourished because of Gayle and Bob Mone's desire to memorialize their late son, Ryan, and the support of Bob Levine, a summer resident.

Academic Honors

David Seidman of Vineyard Haven made the Dean's List for the Fall 2012 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York.

Martha’s Vineyard Honor Roll

Bradley Anastacio, Kathryn Antonsson, Martin Aranzabe, Charles Ashmun, Isabella Bennett, Paris Bermudes, Benjamin Bilzerian, Clare Boland, Dylan Brockmeyer, Megan Buchanan, Kevin Burchill, Annie Burton, Emily Cimeno, Alan Ciminski, Julia Cooper, Michael Cutrer, Margaret D'Angelo, Forrest D'Olympia, Kelsey Dandeneau, Olivia de Geofroy, Michael deBettencourt, Cecelia DeGregorio, Skylah Forend, Taylor Gramkowski, Annabelle Hackney, Andrew Hakala, Charlotte Hall, Nathaniel Haynes, Stuart Hersh, Shay Hill, Brian Hurley, Dana Jacobs, Katharine Johnson, Steven Jordan Jr.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Peter Buchthal and Marianne Goldsmith – a new team to enter the winners' circle - took first place with a 61.

Poets Corner: Prayer from a Parent

Prayer From a Parent It was almost impossible to recognize him at the morgue. He had been shot so many times he looked like the rag toy our...

Pets can help us through the darkest days

There is a long tradition of pets being used to comfort the afflicted. The Newtown killings bring this venerable practice to mind.

The Coogans run The Wharf with a family focus

The Edgartown institution serves up food and fun year round with help from the family.

Pets brighten up the lives of Windemere residents

Researchers have observed that when animals interact with people in nursing homes, residents respond positively to the animals.

High school teacher Andrew Vandall recreates Civil War history

He portrays the role of a private in the 116th Pennsylvania Regiment, one of five regiments in the famed Irish Brigade.


Cooper M.

New Year hopes for health, happiness on Martha’s Vineyard

We can practice the lesson of Epiphany: seeking and searching to fan the small flame of hope and mercy, and turning to the Light.

Minor impropriety

To the Editor:In regards to your recent article, Payment for Christmas decorations must change in Edgartown, we need to be reminded that the use of public office for private gain is nothing new for Michael Donoroma.

Thankyou from Hospice of MV

In this time of giving and remembering, I wish to thank the many community members who have created and maintained the organization where I work.

A Christmas star

Merry Christmas to Jane Chandler, owner of the Beach House in Vineyard Haven.

Let the police serve

Just watched the NRA statement on the television today.

Guns for militia members only

To the Editor:This I believe: Whoever takes it upon himself individually to carry an armed weapon is, by definition, violating the Constitution of the United States, specifically the Second Amendment, and should be punished by the proper authorities for doing so because, as the amendment requires, he has not shown that he is part of a well regulated militia.