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Bridge Notes

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The Edgartown Bridge Club did not hold a game on Feb. 17 due to the holiday. No results were available for the Martha’s Vineyard Bridge...

Real Estate Transactions: Feb. 17-21, 2020

AQUINNAH Feb. 21, Jeffrey L. Madison and George B. Brush sold a lot on Moshup Trail to the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission for $1,450,000.  EDGARTOWN Feb....

Have Faith: Lent is here, time to take stock

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Every year when Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season for Christians, I wonder what to write. It’s a struggle, because what...

Academic honors

Dean’s list Alison Daigle of Edgartown, at Curry College. Karn Datta of Oak Bluffs, at Bryant University. Edgartown School honor roll Grade 8 High honors: Nicholas Carpenter, Jack Chronister,...

Tisbury School inspection documents scarce

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In December, Tisbury building inspector Ross Seavey walked through the Tisbury School with Fire Chief John Schilling, made a number of code violation observations,...

Writers Read helps writers find their voice

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Island writers meet in groups in living rooms and at libraries in winter, on the porch at another writer's house or outside in the...

Growing More Food, Composting More Waste

On Tuesday, March 10, at 4 pm the Island Climate Action Network will present the next in its “Climate Solutions for the Vineyard” series...

MVYRadio Night Out For Nonprofits

On Friday, March 13, the Island community is invited to the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs for the second annual "MVYRADIO Night Out For...

Lip sync contest to benefit Friends of Family Planning

According to a press release, you can sing to support Island sexual and reproductive health programs and projects. Show your talents and have fun...

Eloise Mae Sullivan

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Dena Sullivan and Brian Sullivan of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Eloise Mae Sullivan, born on Feb. 20, 2020, at Martha’s...

Websites: 5 do’s and don’ts

An information session outlining the fundamental steps to creating a website will be presented by New York-based website designer and educator Jon Lucas, according...

Alexander Petr Valach

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Olga Valach and Petr Valach of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Alexander Petr Valach, on Feb. 17, 2020, at Martha’s Vineyard...

The Dogcharmer: Scrappy

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Dear Tom, Our 9-month-old Havanese, Scrappy, took a tumble down the stairs when we first got him last fall. You guessed it ... he hasn't...

Chilmark: Seeds of spring

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It's the quietest week of the year, thanks to how many families head off-Island for the school break, besides no Pathways (this week) and...

Edgartown: Spring cleaning

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Wow, what amazing weather. It’s still February, right? I had the heat off and my windows and doors open as I cleaned and organized...

Chain reaction

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Creative juices were overflowing in Hugh Phear’s Chain Reaction Building Activity at the West Tisbury library a couple of weeks ago. Phear is a...

Aquinnah: A very happy birthday

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The presidential primary for Massachusetts is on Tuesday, March 3. The polls will be open from noon to 8 pm. Early voting in Aquinnah...

Garden Notes: It’s February

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“For dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.” Could this serious injunction of Lent be the King James Bible’s way of referencing...

Tisbury: Heard on Main Street

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Heard on Main Street: “Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.”  –Jacques Cousteau If you...

West Tisbury: A polling place

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This is the last weekend in February, extended by a day to the 29th on Saturday, as it’s a leap year. Sunday will be...