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Not the experience he expected

I have just returned from a session in Dukes County Small Claims Court.

What has happened to leadership?

Too much focus on getting re-elected.

A cautionary tale

The other day my husband and I entered the roundabout from Barnes Road.

Integrity reigns, sometimes

My husband and I had the pleasure this past weekend of meeting esteemed photographer Michael Johnson.

Quite a guy

Thanks for the interview with Ken Feinberg.

A passionate and tireless volunteer

The Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard recognizes the retirement of Janet Norton, one of our most passionate and tireless volunteers.

Roundabout test yet to come

This letter is in response to Ken MacLean's letter in the May 30 paper [Congratulations on the Roundabout].

Hal, the lifesaver, appeared

There I was, relishing my steamed lobster-on-special at the Net Result picnic table on a gorgeous, sunny June 1.

Five Corners – after the Roundabout, could it be next?

No one attempting to negotiate Five Corners Tuesday had an easy time of it. An unfortunate intersection whose prospects for an inventive and happy...

The First Amendment is the press’s bulwark, not politicians

Inspired by the tumult after we learned that President Obama's Department of Justice had intruded in the professional and personal communications of Associated Press...

Cultivating farmland

One of the Island's great seasonal traditions, the West Tisbury Farmers' Market, opens for its 39th year this Saturday morning, June 8.

Cohasset eliminates Martha’s Vineyard girls in South quarterfinal

In a match that featured three of the region's top singles players, the Vineyarders gave a strong effort but fell 3-2 to unbeaten top seed Cohasset.

Pilot Allen Spaulding dies in crash on Cuttyhunk Island

The single engine plane crashed about 9:15 am, Wednesday. The pilot had just taken off from a private dirt airstrip on the tiny island.

Barrington Levy comes back to Martha’s Vineyard to play at Dreamland

What better way to kick off an Island summer concert series than with the upbeat rhythms of a reggae trailblazer?

Kate Lolley, On her way from Martha’s Vineyard to Suriname

A public health specialist with the Ministry of Health, she is working to improve the health of the citizens of South America's smallest country.

Martha’s Vineyard boys beat Seekonk 5-0 in tourney opener

The Vineyarders started the defense of their state title by dropping just four games in five matches. M.V. hosts familiar foe Dover-Sherborn Wednesday.


Lavinia E.

Academic Honors

Hilary Dreyer of West Tisbury graduated magna cum laude with degrees in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.

Long derelict sailboat met its maker Saturday morning

A front end loader was used to break up and remove a sailboat that had long since been abandoned in the Lagoon.