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Academic Honors

Nicholas Billingham of Edgartown at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester.

West Tisbury student is Comcast leader and achiever

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School graduate Kevin Burchill, accompanied by his parents Jane and Kevin Burchill of West Tisbury, attended a Comcast Leaders and Achievers awards ceremony at the State House in Boston on June 18.

Poets Corner: A Higher Order of Thinking

A Higher Order of Thinking Convergence somewhere Between idea and dream As insight once formed Sends us soaring free I remember the movie About Vincent Van Gogh How...

P-A Club hosts benefit Saturday for Corly Maciel

Friends and family will rally around the well known Island plumber who suffered a stroke last December.

Island Alpaca welcomes its newest baby

The newest addition to the Island Alpaca herd is a soft, brown baby boy.

Noteworthy events coming up on Martha’s Vineyard

The African Artists Community Development Project (AACDP) is holding three craft sales this summer at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing on Martha’s Vineyard

An animated comedy about a father and small-time criminal who is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

John M. McSweeney

John Miles McSweeney, a Chappaquiddick resident since the 1970s, and former resident of New York and Greenwich, Connecticut, died February 11, 2013 on Martha's Vineyard.

Richmond L. Greene

Richmond "Rich" Lewis Greene of West Boylston, formerly of Paxton and Torrington, Conn.

Amazing support

ACE MV, Basics/Eastaway, The Black Dog, The Harbor View Hotel, Hertz, Island Grown Schools and Island Grown Initiative, Johnny Cupcakes, Menemsha Blues, MV Insurance Agency, Right Fork Diner, Stop & Shop, Tisbury Farm Market/Vineyard Grocer, and Vineyard Vines.

Life cycles

I suppose I am more of a writer than a speaker (I leave that to my sister), or perhaps it is the nature of this letter, and that Bob Hughes was such a regular in his Letters to the Editor that I chose to express my thoughts in this manner.

Cattrap needs your help

The barn door is closing on Cattrap.

Thank you

I thank everyone who took the time off last Friday to attend mom's memorial service [Obituary: Shirley M.

Cite the sign delinquents

So, how about we ask our local governments to authorize citations and fines for people who leave their yard and garage sale signs up long after the event has come and gone.

Problems choosing

One day soon, faithful Fox News viewers are likely to see a shrill blonde announcing yet another Obama scandal.


Suddenly the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road is transformed into an ugly, urban wired and poled road.

Heck of a markup

The other day I made arrangements, on my doctor's advice, to have a colonoscopy, a rather unpleasant but necessary test to detect lesions which may tum into colon cancer.

Such an experience

On Friday morning, I had a terrible scare and called Tri-town Ambulance for help.