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Can we take a peek?

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Pascal Albanese and Jeanie Hay Sternbach pay particular attention to the weather. They pay attention to the currents, the tides, the ebb and flow...

Gardens of Love: Nancy Kilson

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“Love is all around” was the feeling I had when meeting Nancy Kilson for the first time in the garden of her West Tisbury...

What Ails You? Lower back pain

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As the bittersweet days of an ending summer near, we prepare for what’s ahead. Fall projects. The Vineyard shuffle. Back to school. Yardwork. The...

Bitters are better

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Islander Zephir Plume is an adept of culinary arts and herbal medicine, a farmer, a forager, and a soon-to-be mama. On a recent midday...

Island-to-Island swimmer stops short

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On Wednesday, August 28, Doug McConnell attempted to swim from Nantucket’s Eel Point to the Edgartown Lighthouse despite high winds, rain, and sharks. According to...

Big game fishing

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You would be hard-pressed to find an Island angler who can’t quote at least a couple of lines from the blockbuster movie filmed on...

Gary Stephen Smith

Gary Stephen Smith (“Smitty”) surrendered peacefully at home on Monday, August 19, 2019, after a two-year cancer journey. Today we mourn the passing of...

Dershowitz is just another author

To the Editor: The West Tisbury Free Public Library will be hosting Alan Dershowtiz ‘s book talk next week. This event has gathered interest and...

Barry Dennis Roy

Barry Dennis Roy, 73, of Chilmark passed away peacefully on August 9, 2019, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Born on Sept. 6, 1945,...

SSA welcomes Alison Fletcher as director of shoreside ops

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The Steamship Authority named Mattapoisett resident Alison Fletcher director of shoreside operations, filling a vacancy left when operations director Mark Rozum was appointed as...

Tom Rabbitt honored by Island Inn, tennis community

Tom Rabbitt of Oak Bluffs, who is retiring after a dedicated career managing the tennis courts at the Island Inn Country Club, was honored...

Aquinnah: Go ahead, you’ve earned it.

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And just like that, it’s Labor Day weekend. Many of our summer friends have gone, or are leaving this weekend. (Goodbye Rachel, Mike, Amy,...

Nolan Benjamin Ellis

Brenna Reardon and Michael Ellis of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Nolan Benjamin Ellis, on July 22, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Arthur Gabriel Schoenherr

Lais Santos Schoenherr and Wellington Freitas Schoenherr of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Arthur Gabriel Schoenherr, on August 23, 2019, at...

Beatriz G. Pereira

Maria K.G. Vieira and Vanderley Pereira of West Tisbury announced the birth of a daughter, Beatriz G. Pereira, on August 22, 2019, at Martha’s...

Eliana Grace Macdonald

Nevia Steere and William (“Barry”) Macdonald II of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Eliana Grace Macdonald, on August 22, 2019, at Martha’s...

Ocie Verna Colter

Sophia Welch and Kyle Colter of Aquinnah announce the birth of a daughter, Ocie Verna Colter, on August 3, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Bridge Results

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At the August 19, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, 12 tables were in play. First place in the North-South direction went...

Chilmark: Nothing fancy

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Early mornings Squibby has been filled with surfers, SUPs, and dog walkers. This is the first week one dog is noticeably missing, a border...

Feiner Real Estate makes donations

As part of the Client's Choice program, Feiner Real Estate has donated $2,275 to NAMI of Martha’s Vineyard, $2,150 to the Chilmark Book Festival,...