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Maria Aguirre

A full obituary will appear in a future edition of The Times.

Veterans Day

Editorial thoughts on honoring veterans, publicly and otherwise.

Cars and us

The traffic problem is of such a modest magnitude that we can get our arms around it, and because growth and change are inevitable, we should.

Edgartown selectmen ask ACE MV for a business plan

South Mountain Company also gave selectmen a look Monday at a proposed design for a solar canopy at the town park and ride lot off Dark Woods Road.

Food and Wine Festival donates to Island Grown Schools

Festival raises $2,500 for farm-to-school program.

Attorney offers advice on home care services

Getting a little help may be all it takes to keep some seniors out of nursing homes, Attorney Arthur Bergeron says.

Rural scholars outline strategies for aging Vineyard

The second-year UMass medical students researched issues of Island aging, and made recommendations for the future.

Youth Task Force teams up with Oak Bluffs to fight prescription drug abuse

The YTF has placed pharmacy bags and a prescription disposal box in the Oak Bluffs police station.


Robyn and Simon Athearn of West Tisbury announce the birth of their son, Ignatius Orrson Athearn, on November 4 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Art in the Stacks features painter Robert Schaefer this month

Art in the Stacks is a library initiative that gives artists opportunities to show their work.

Compassion and kindness

To the Editor:We thank Barbara Prada, the animal control officer for Edgartown and the entire staff at Vineyard Veterinary Clinic for their compassion and...

Elementary strings program a good deal

Editor's Note: The writer is an instructor in the elementary strings program.

Nobody wants it

To the Editor:Okay, enough already.Nobody wants your old, curbside couch or mattress. Remember, you left it out because you did not want it. And,...

An Island tale

To the Editor:Recently my wife experienced a medical emergency, the outcome of which we feel merits sharing. On the pitch black early morning of...

Thanks to the community

To the Editor:Martha's Vineyard Community Services thanks the Martha's Vineyard community for showing your support of our agency this fall. The people of this...

In character

To the Editor:When Bob Clay took to the podium at the Derby awards ceremony, with the hard-earned, well-deserved chance for a brand-new Clay Motors...

Get on with medical marijuana

To the Editor:This is in response to a Letter to the Editor Marijuana dispensary law, not honest or sound, published October 31. I...

Not the place for a dispensary

To the Editor:As a mother, I am grateful to live a community where I feel as though our children are a priority. That is...

Obesity and infrastructure

Peg Regan's efforts to advance local adoption of Complete Streets bylaws were not well received in town halls across the Island, which is too bad.