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Arthur Wyche

Arthur Wyche, a long-time seasonal resident of Martha's Vineyard, died in Los Angeles, California, on December 30, 2011, after complications from ongoing treatment for a heart condition.

Deer season harvest, road kill make for fine dinner fare

I brought home my first deer carcass, a road kill, over Thanksgiving. As I sorted through it, I realized I had no idea what to do with all the meat.

New Alzheimer’s group will link caregivers with resources

The new group is specifically designed for those caring for Alzheimer's patients. Some of the areas to be discussed include the stages of Alzheimer's.

“Stick Fly” playwright finds Oak Bluffs atmosphere refreshing

"I find the racial dynamic refreshing. I was always made to feel so welcomed," playwright Lydia Diamond said.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society screens “Le Havre”

Finnish-born director Aki Kaurismaki captures perfectly the droll French humor in his charmer, "Le Havre."

John W. Mayhew

He died in the early morning hours, around the time he would rise to go fishing years ago.

Year round standbys make breakfast a treat

We'll have to wait until spring for seasonal favorites like Biscuits and the Aquinnah Shop, but these places are open with food to get you going

Oak Bluffs firefighters douse vintage Cadillac on fire

The first firefighter arrived on the scene one minute after the call came in, and the first truck was there in minutes, police said.

Poets read to raise funds for the West Tisbury Library

With the glow from the State Road Restaurant fireplace behind them, Jennifer Tseng and Fanny Howe headlined the final Speakeasy Series.

Johnny Hoy to play a rockin’ benefit for The Yard in Chilmark

The Yard is asking for help in reducing their debt by hosting a "Public Dancing Allowed" fundraiser Friday evening, Jan. 13, from 8 to 10 pm

Sarah G.W. Dunkley

Sarah Gibbons Ward "Sally" Dunkley, a long-time year-round and seasonal resident of Martha's Vineyard, died in Naples, Florida, on December 28, 2011, after complications from ongoing treatment for lymphoma.

Robert J. Dozier

Robert James Dozier, an award-winning screen writer who began his career in the Golden Age of television, died peacefully after a long illness on Friday, January 6, at his home in Edgartown.

Services held Sunday for Jason Rabinovitz

Jason Rabinovitz, 90, died in Los Angeles on January 2, at the UCLA Medical Center.

West Tisbury will ask voters to fund rising roundabout legal bill

The town administrator said the bill will effectively deplete the town's legal budget. A special town meeting may be needed to appropriate more money.

SJC immigrant health care ruling expected to cost $150 million

The decision paves the way for thousands of legal Massachusetts immigrants to rejoin a heavily subsidized health program for low-income residents.

SJC says state must provide health coverage to legal immigrants

The program, known as the Commonwealth Care Bridge Program, unfairly discriminates against legal immigrants, the court ruled.

Islanders compete at Boston University meet

Four members of the M.

Sports highlights

MV Youth Hockey has announced that the Instructional program at the Arena will be free of charge for the winter season, from early January through mid-March.