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Featured favorites: Historical novels and books on wild animals

Top 5 historical novels, according to Edgartown Books and Bunch of Grapes.

Frances Rose Hull Terrill

A memorial service will be held in the West Tisbury Congregational Church on Friday, November 1 at 2 pm with a reception at the church.

Gone Huntin’: Field care puts quality venison on the table

Island butchers offer tips to hunters on how best to handle a down deer.

Maureen Gazaille of Edgartown is named state volunteer of the year

Ten years ago she asked what she could do to help at Windemere and she never stopped helping.

Upcoming events on Martha’s Vineyard

This week: literary trivia, a Halloween dance party, and a discussion of India's economy.

What’s cooking in Vineyard kitchens

Popular cookbooks include "Moosewood Cookbook" and "The Naked Chef."

Kathleen Robertson

Her memorial service took place on September 20 at Saint Martha's Parish in Plainville, attended by close family and friends.

Dog adoption facility proposed in Oak Bluffs

The board was receptive to the idea, pending the potential cost and liability to the town.

Oak Bluffs designated a regional Veterans Day observance site

The Island's Veterans Day parade steps off from Nancy's Restaurant in Oak Bluffs at 10:45 am on November 11.

Mass second in value of fish landings in 2012

According to the report, Alaska led all states in volume with landings of 5.

Flood insurance rate changes are the focus of MV Insurance seminar

Flood insurance specialist Jana Critchfield described sharply increased costs for coverage, at the Harbor View Hotel Wednesday

Auditors cautiously optimistic for Oak Bluffs finances, fire department

The town has righted the ship, but must maintain discipline moving forward.

Selectmen seek answers on CVEC funds and projects

Island leaders are getting antsy about delayed construction and asking questions about the organization's future financial viability.

Rural scholars report highlights Island childhood obesity

The study looked at the number of Martha's Vineyard kids who are overweight or obese, and made recommendations.

Halls file shade tree appeal, Warren House deal closed

Edgartown selectmen signed the deed to the Warren House and learned that a contract they'd signed for solar power installations is coming back to them for changes.

West Tisbury special town meeting takes up marijuana zoning

Voters will meet Tuesday to take action on 12 warrant articles that include a change in how the town treasurer is selected.

Lure entrepreneur grows business to meet growing international demand

Peter Johnson's Roberts Lures are an increasingly hot commodity for fishermen all over the world.

Aquinnah holds special town meeting Tuesday

Money articles, lighthouse parcel, and zoning changes top the warrant.