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LadyFest is a learning event

To the Editor: Regarding the LadyFest, which was presented on Oct. 21 on Circuit Avenue, I would like to congratulate the co-founders Kelly Feirtag and...

Time is now for town hall

To the Editor: In the months since the building committee was formed in December 2016 to build a new town hall on the site of...

Grateful for community support

To the Editor: With the closing of October and Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we at Connect to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community...

Great enough?

To the Editor: In the early 1960's I studied German in a boarding school near Pittsburgh with several Jewish boys from from Squirrel Hill. We...

Congratulations, Lisa!

To the Editor: For 32 years every fall, Lisa Knight has been out on the field at MVRHS, doing what she likes best — coaching...

Nurses work without question

To the Editor: By the time this letter appears in the paper, Election Day will be a done deal. Everyone who wins, wins, and the...

Doctor will be tough to replace

To the Editor: What a shame! What a shame! Reading about a professional, caring doctor now unemployed in a letter I received from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital...

Tennis, anyone?

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Airport Fitness and Tennis is offering tennis lessons to Island children this fall. The club would like children to have the opportunity to learn...

Cross-country teams excel at Coaches Invitational

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The Vineyard harriers traveled to the Wrentham Developmental Center on Sunday for the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association (MSTCA) Frank Mooney Invitational, and put...

Have faith: Shabbat Shalom

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We don’t have cable TV anymore, a financial decision for our family, but one that I’m sometimes grateful for. I can’t imagine turning on...

Islanders head to polls with the nation

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Updated 1:30 pm Polling places on Martha’s Vineyard are already showing a robust turnout just a couple of hours into Election Day. Times employees who have...

Earl I. Runner III

On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 27, 2018, Earl I. Runner III, of Cuttingsville, Vt., known by his friends and family as “Tersh,” died due to...

October “Do You Know” contest winner and answer

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The winner of the October "Do You Know?" contest was Susan Bellincampi, who won for her correct answer on Oct. 10 of Marney Toole.

Islanders hop in line to make that paint shine

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After the Northline Shell station opened its doors, Islanders rejoiced at not having to travel into a downtown area to fuel up. When the...

Support town hall, school

To the Editor: I would like to take the opportunity to address my fellow Oak Bluffs voters and taxpayers and urge them to vote in...

Racially offensive scarecrow taken down

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A scarecrow that was part of a Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School fundraiser has been taken down after it was deemed racially offensive. The...

Left behind on the ferry

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The ferry was docking in Woods Hole, but I had one more thing to finish on my laptop. I had plugged in my iPhone...

Steeple removal on hold

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The steeple at Tisbury Town Hall is still coming down, it’s just going to have to wait until Dec. 1, Kirk Metell, the town’s...

Island Home cleared to resume service

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Update 9 am The Island Home, after missing two morning crossings due to mechanical issues, has been cleared to resume service, Steamship Authority spokesman...

Vineyard Boys Soccer boots Bishops in state tourney opener

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Updated Nov. 6 Luidi De Oliveira notched a hat trick and Emanuel Silva added another goal to lead the MVRHS boys soccer team to a...