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Vera S. Mikush

Vera Schiebe Mikush died on November 16 at the Charlestown Retirement Community in Catonsville, Maryland.

Final medical marijuana applications due

Four Island businesses must submit complete applications and a $30,000 check to be considered.

West Tisbury Library Foundation completes $1.8 million donation

The foundation's check for $351,068 completes its pledge for the town library renovation project.

Max Fitness and MVRHS in Gibson hockey final

Cellar-dwellers during the regular season, Max upset the top-seeded Sharks in a testy tilt, while the high schoolers sank the Pirates in OT.

The art of the dart

Islanders and residents have been playing darts at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs for nearly 40 years as a fun, inexpensive way to get together with friends and test their skills.

Tennis, turkeys, and fun for a good cause

In the 17th Turkey Open at the Vineyard Tennis Center, the players competed for Thanksgiving turkeys to benefit Doctors Without Borders.

Sports highlights

Lizzie Williamson of Edgartown defeated Victoria Scott of Edgartown, 6-0, 6-1, last Friday in a Junior Exhibition Series match at the Vineyard Youth Tennis Bubble.

Family to Family

To the Editor:This Thanksgiving, when it is time to sit down to your feast of bounty, there will be many families that will not...

Thanks to everybody

To the Editor:I would like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who kept us in their thoughts and prayers during this trying time.The...

Magical season begins

To the Editor:It's happening again, that magical holiday season with an unpredictable briskness in the air along with wonderful aromas, Island people passing by...

Alma L. Benson

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs.

Harvest of the Month: Pumpkin

Pumpkin harvest time, and a recipe for the seeds.

Where to find what you need for Thanksgiving

Find out what four restaurants are serving Thanksgiving. Hint: They're all in Edgartown.

DCLA at The Ritz kicks off Help for Haiyan efforts

The show on Wednesday, November 27 will raise money for charities bringing relief to the Philippines.

A big gamble

This is a roly-poly pudding of opinion, bureaucratic tension — much of it within the same department of the federal government — and a community in search of a payoff.

A good plan, even a generous plan

This is a good plan, even a generous plan, by a conscientious owner.

Where were you when Kennedy was shot? Everyone remembers

Islanders share their impressions of that unforgettable moment 50 years ago.

How hard could it be to bartend at the Wharf Pub?

Flaming shots, dry Rob Roys, and thankfully, lots of beer comes to the rescue at Trivia Night.

Love and energy given, gratitude returned – Laurie Schreiber retires

A celebration at The Anchors November 15, acknowledged her 28 years as the imaginative, energetic director of senior services.

Edgartown ponders boost in shellfish department budget

Edgartown shellfish constable Paul Bagnall asked Edgartown selectmen Monday for $46,400 to increase staffing in Mr. Bagnall's department.A total of $10,380 would be used...