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The Loft will host MVRHS gridder event

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) Touchdown Club will hold its 24th annual auction fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 30, at the Loft in...

Cribbage Results

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On Nov. 20 at 6 pm, the Vineyard Cribbage Club met at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs for their weekly tournament. Thirty-one players...

Special deliveries

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Imagine being home alone, and answering the door to find a smiling neighbor offering a hearty, warm meal. Even for an active and able-bodied...

Vineyard pickleballers good as gold in Hanover tourney

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Vineyard pickleball players had themselves quite a weekend at the New England Super Slam Tournament, held Nov. 23-24 at the Starland Sportsplex in Hanover. Three...

5K for KJ on Saturday

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The 15th annual 5K for KJ Cross-Country Scholarship Race/Walk gets underway at 10 am on Saturday on the cross-country course at Martha’s Vineyard Regional...

Edgartown: Full bellies, and even fuller hearts.

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Holiday weeks are rough ones when it comes to column writing. No sooner do I submit one when the early deadline for the holiday...

Oak Bluffs: This rainy Sunday is a perfect day

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This rainy Sunday is a perfect day. Yes, a perfect day for reading and resting. I recently read Catherine Ryan Hyde’s book, “Have You...

Poet’s Corner

Welcome back to the Poets' Corner. This month's theme was "gratitude." The theme for December will be "2019." Please submit poems that look back...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Nov. 18 – 22

Chilmark Nov. 20, Robert P. Alden and CIBC National Trust Co., trustees of the Stonewall Realty Trust II, sold 140 State Rd. to Gene R....

Tisbury: We had a lovely holiday

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Heard on Main Street: When you think of all the good things in your life, you will have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Early in our marriage,...

Anything is pawsible with the right trainer

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The bond between a dog and its owner is one solidified by thousands of years of loyal companionship — there’s a reason folks call...

West Tisbury: I don’t know what I expected

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Thanksgiving 1985. That Thursday was the 28th, the same as this year, and I remember it as the most special Thanksgiving ever. My niece,...

Wild Side: Low on the food chain

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A high percentage of the meadow voles that I see are in a difficult situation indeed: dangling from the talons of a red-tailed hawk...

Kovack sworn in as newest Edgartown officer

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Edgartown Police Officer Gary Kovack’s full-time appointment was made official as he was sworn in at a selectmen’s meeting Monday. Kovack was appointed in May,...

Jennie Lindland graduates Northeastern police academy

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Islander Jennie Lindland recently graduated from the Cambridge/Northeastern Police Academy, and is now officially sworn in as an officer at Babson College. Lindland was part...

William A. Ingraham Jr.

William A. Ingraham Jr., 71, died on Friday morning, Nov. 22, 2019, at his home in Vineyard Haven. He was the husband of Carol...

Let’s talk turkey

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On a daily walk through Vineyard Haven I see them. There are about six of them, and they appear to be insatiable, foraging in...

VTA responds to service requests

To the Editor: Since the announcement of service reduction by the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA), Vineyarders have come together as the Coalition to Restore Vineyard...

Airport welcomes a Global Striker

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Martha’s Vineyard Airport has a new fire apparatus called a Global Striker. Made by Oshkosh Airport Products, the Global Striker came with a $696,642...

Learning about immigration through art

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Borders to Bridges, a curriculum designed to promote a dialogue on and deeper understanding of immigration, was piloted at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter...