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Aquinnah: I do not know what the answer to this is

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Happy Thanksgiving, one and all. I recognize this is a holiday that for some in our community is not cause for celebration, and that...

Lucas Kauan Broski

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Lilly Broski and Junior Broski of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Lucas Kauan Browski, on Nov. 23, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Highway to hell

As Thanksgiving approaches, there is a lot to be thankful for on Martha’s Vineyard — the beautiful vistas, the robust fishing, the seemingly endless...

Bridge results

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Thirteen pairs competed in an upgraded club championship game at the Nov. 18, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club. Finishing in first...

Chilmark : Happy Thanksgiving, one and all

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Happy Thanksgiving, one and all. I enjoy this holiday (think food), and am thankful for my small family and friends. I have celebrated Thanksgiving...

Harley Riders are a gift to Islanders

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Santa rode to the Island on his hog again this year, bringing bikes, toys, and thousands of dollars in donations to the Red Stocking...

‘Homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard’: A conversation at the West Tisbury library

On Saturday, Dec. 7, at 1 pm, the West Tisbury library will present a conversation about homelessness and housing equity on Martha’s Vineyard. According...

Don’t meddle in ferry decisions

To the Editor: Since reading about the 174 Steamship Authority trips in October* that were canceled (many, if not all, due to bad weather)...

100 percent renewable MV

On Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 4 pm, the West Tisbury library will present the next event in the “Climate Solutions for the Vineyard” series....

The Aging of Martha’s Vineyard: What history teaches us

History teaches us that significant demographic shifts in the population of the U.S. are accompanied by major changes in the communities which have experienced...

Annual West Tisbury library Holiday Party

On Monday, Dec. 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, the community is invited to the West Tisbury library’s annual Holiday Party. According to a...

Neighborhood Convention meets

The Minnesingers are the topic of discussion at the next Neighborhood Convention on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 11 am at the United Methodist Church...

Lower drug prices needed

To the Editor: Please lower our drug prices. It's so sad that the people who are profiting are the drug companies’ CEOs. Time to give...

Susie Wallo named recipient of Spirit of the Vineyard Award 2019

Vineyard Village at Home recently announced in a press release that Susie Wallo has been named the recipient of the Spirit of the Vineyard...

Vineyard Wind grants $50,000 to New Bedford

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Vineyard Wind, the wind farm planned off the southern coast of Martha’s Vineyard, is granting $50,000 to the New Bedford Port Authority for the...

Bank on shopping local

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The Martha’s Vineyard Bank is sponsoring a contest to encourage Islanders and Falmouth customers to shop locally. On Saturday, Nov. 30, at its Island and...

TeleSANE launching at hospital

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In an effort to better serve victims of sexual assault, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is launching teleSANE services with the Massachusetts Department of Public...

Middle school hoops tip-off

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The Island middle school basketball season tipped off on Nov. 21 with a pair of games played in front of passionate, capacity crowds. The girls...

Figure skating competition showcases young aspirants

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The 2019 Vineyard Open and Skills Competition, featuring young skaters from 11 regional clubs, unfolded throughout Saturday afternoon at the Ice Arena before a...

Vineyarders sail fourth of 14 at Great Oaks in NOLA

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) sailing team wrapped up the fall season in style by placing fourth among 14 schools in the...