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A familiar face will be missed

To the Editor: The Island recently lost a familiar face, and we already miss her terribly. Karen Harris washed ashore decades ago, and found a...

Jewish New Year celebration is marked by self-reflection

At sundown on Sunday evening, Oct. 2, 100 shofar blasts will mark the arrival of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. The shofar is...

So kind and thoughtful

To the Editor: This is a great big thank-you to the people of Martha’s Vineyard. I am so incredibly grateful for all the help and...

Thumbs down on beer fest

To the Editor: We are residents of the houses abutting Washington Park, where this weekend the Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival was held and attended...

Dose the deer, don’t kill them

To the Editor: I have lived on the Vineyard since 1979, and am recovering from my fourth bout of Lyme disease. I want to say...

Online Crafts

Q: If you could sell online a craft or product that you make yourself at home, what would it be?

Family Business

Q: What business might you start on M.V. with one of your children, or one of your parents?

Drive in Movies

Q: Should Martha’s Vineyard have a drive-in movie theater? Where would it go?

Lemonade Stand

Q: What advice would you give to a couple of kids wanting to set up a lemonade stand while President Obama is on-Island?

Owning a business

Q: Business owners: If you could do something different about the way you started and first ran your business, what would it be? What...

ZBA asks Island Housing Trust to reduce Kuehn’s Way units

In the face of stiff opposition from neighborhood residents, the Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) at a public hearing last week recommended to...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: September 19, 2016

Kyle J. Dubay, Vineyard Haven; DOB 2/26/93, threat to commit a crime: continued to pretrial conference. Benjamin D. Fogg, Edgartown; DOB 11/21/82, breaking and entering...

Are you magic?

Dear Geek, You geeks are sometimes able to figure out what’s wrong with my computer over the phone without even seeing it. Are you psychic...

Business News: Bluewave Body Co. makes waves on Martha’s Vineyard

Gwyneth Wallace, an Edgartown native and mother of five, had her own bath and body shop five years ago. She was always interested in...

Positive feedback for new MVRHS principal Sara Dingledy

New Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) Principal Sara Dingledy is off to a great start. Martha’s Vineyard Superintendent of Schools Matt D’Andrea said...

Edgartown recreational scallop season set to open Saturday

Edgartown board of selectmen voted Monday for the much-anticipated recreational scalloping season to open on Saturday, Oct. 1. The season is expected to continue...

Aquinnah moves to forgive tax lien on Gay Head church

The hour of deliverance from tax bondage may be at hand for the apparently leaderless Gay Head Community Baptist Church and its financially beleaguered...

Martha’s Vineyard teams rebound despite rocky start to season

Last week was a welcome turnaround for the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, as several varsity teams rebounded from a difficult start to the...

Tisbury ACO Laurie Clements wrangles ball python

It is a proverbial question: Why did the chicken cross the road? The answer, at least on Franklin Terrace in Vineyard Haven, may have...

Lia Kahler and Friends sing for food and shelter

Lia Kahler has offered free musical meditations during the summer months for a half-hour weekly in the late afternoons at the Chilmark Community Church....