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A new year in the Comment community

We continue to fine-tune the Comment feature on mvtimes.

Housing affordability is only one of the Island’s issues

Lately, the Martha's Vineyard Housing Needs Assessment Study Committee — don't worry, there's no acronym quiz later — has been batting around an early draft of the preliminary report prepared by their consultant, Karen Sonnarborg.

Freda B. Rocker

On December 31, 2012, following a long illness, Freda Belain Rocker died peacefully at her Boston home surrounded by family she loved, including her great-granddaughter, Alaysha Bedell, her special caregiver during her final days.

Timothy C. Sullivan Jr.

Timothy Carroll Sullivan Jr.

Gray MacW. Bryan

Gray Mac W Bryan Jr.

Happy New Year Martha’s Vineyard style

In different ways but in the same grand spirit, Martha's Vineyard said goodbye to 2012 and hello to 2013.


Malikai B.

Poet’s Corner: Euclid Returns

Euclid Returns 'Tis the season? No, 'taint. Santa Claus has been and gone, But wait! There's more! Would you believe that Euclid, of all folk, Was carried in...

One Island widower describes his journey through grief

Making a connection that helps the healing begin.

Sam Feldman turned grief into a support group for widowers

What began as a Martha's Vineyard support group is now a national organization for helping widowers deal with loss of their spouses.

Tisbury runners take first in New Year’s 5K

A total of 104 hardy souls braved the numbing chill and wind to benefit the Moore family of Vineyard Haven and get some exercise.

Indoor cycling your way to fitness on Martha’s Vineyard

If getting into better physical shape is one of your goals, you may want to consider cycling on an exercise bike.

Martha’s Vineyard birders take a year-end accounting

Approximately 60 birders took to the field, and tracked down more than 21,000 individual birds representing 121 species.

Nature Conservancy links ecosystems, yard by yard

The goal of the program is to better connect the Island's habitats to mitigate or abate the effects of habitat fragmentation.

Noteworthy events coming up on Martha’s Vineyard

Sweet voices, winter skies, and the beat goes on.

Winter lobster rolls, a New Year’s concert, and Kwanzaa

Some great ways to start the New Year off right.