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Battle cry

Fans of the Margaret Atwood book–turned–hit television series “The Handmaid’s Tale” will have a lot to relate to within the pages of “Fight for...

Eat like a sea captain

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We sat around a circular mahogany table by the window in the corner of the back room. There are two main dining spaces inside...

Learning from the best

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You would have to have a really bad ear for accents not to immediately recognize that Chef Salvatore Della Torre is Italiano, as he...

The Big Question: Valuable fishing licenses

Should big corporations be allowed to hold the most valuable fishing licenses around Massachusetts waters?   Reply online as a comment, or send your answers...

It’s Davis in a landslide for clerk of courts

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Democrat T. George Davis cruised to victory in the clerk of courts race. Even before the final two towns reported their results, there was...

William J. Stafursky

William J. (“Bill”) Stafursky, 70, of Oak Bluffs died unexpectedly on Thursday morning, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Bill was the...

Ute Hargreaves

Ute Hargreaves died in Sarasota, Fla., on Nov. 2, 2018. She was 89 years old. Ute was born Ute Hertha Ziemer, on June 26, 1929,...

Tisbury: Be prepared

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Heard on Main Street: It’s always darkest before dawn. So if you're going to steal your neighbor's newspaper, that's the time to do it. This...

West Tisbury: Cozy Farmers Market

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I don’t remember seeing foliage so brightly and diversely colored on the Island before this year. Take a look at the trees surrounding the...

Oak Bluffs: Calling all photographers

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I love the colors of the leaves on the different trees during the fall season. The most beautiful scenery is when different varieties of...

Waking the house when it’s time to move on

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On a cold and blustery January morning in 1987, Joyce, my soon-to-be wife, and I sat in the Black Dog Tavern with the real...

SMAST workshop coming to West Tisbury

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The University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) will host a workshop in West Tisbury on Dec. 3 in the...

Short-term rental bill to ‘greatly’ impact Edgartown

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Martha’s Vineyard Commission executive director Adam Turner gave Edgartown selectmen a briefing on a short-term rental tax bill that is expected to pass in...

MVRHS seeks additional support for English language learners

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The MVRHS school committee voted at its meeting Monday to begin searching for two new bilingual staff members who will assist students who are...

Women

By Rick Glassberg They are a singular, superior creation. From the time I knew this, I’ve treasured and loved women. I wouldn’t have succeeded or survived in life without...

Visiting Vet: Loving Lily

Florence lived in Woodside Village. When her old cat Lovey died in 2006, her daughter, M.J., took her to the MSPCA to find a...

Assurances needed on town hall project

To the Editor: The need to vote on the proposed construction of a new town hall is rapidly approaching. Anyone who has been in town hall...

School, town hall need voter support

To the Editor: At the upcoming special town meeting in Oak Bluffs on Nov. 13, voters will be asked to vote for roof and HVAC...

A time to share, heal

To the Editor: Thank you all who visited the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center last Friday night for a Solidarity Shabbat led by Rabbi Caryn Broitman. We...

Reunion was a success

To the Editor: The Tisbury High School class of 1958 celebrated its 60th class reunion the 20th of October at the Square Rigger in Edgartown,...