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Abigail McGrath — doubts about the pandemic

I have been wrong a lot of times in my life. I have been cynical and closed-minded and all of that. But NEVER have...

Chris Petro — curbside pickup

At the outset, the first big decision was, Do we close, or do we try to go takeout-only at the Barn? We decided to...

Harriet Bernstein — sheltering (and dancing) in place in West Tisbury

It started out as a month of Sundays. Kind of a treat. Nothing to do, nowhere to go, no one to be. I’d been...

Alessandra Hagerty — mom working from home

When COVID first happened, everybody was immediately told, “Hey, you have to go home, and your kids are going to be home.” My son,...

Lucy Hackney — COVID tester

I graduated from college in May of 2019. After I graduated, I traveled a bit that summer on a big road trip with my...

Jeremy Driesen — leaving New York

We sold our house in the New York City suburbs and rented an apartment in Manhattan. A few months later, COVID struck. As the...

Andrea Guyther — college student

I’m Andrea Guyther; I’m a junior at Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU), where I’m studying early childhood education and developmental psychology. When ECSU first...

Joe Capobianco and Janay Dlabaj — feeding M.V.

Joe Capobianco has been a busy guy during the pandemic. Lockdowns and government restrictions have forced people out of work, and food insecurity — already...

Steve Bernier — COVID patient

Yes, it was hair-raising. Yes, it was scary. Yes, it’s gone on for a long time ... I’ve been doing retail foods for 56...

One-pot recipes

We asked readers to send us some of their favorite recipes, and we heard back from Ione Bissonnette, who told us she loves one-pot...

Metal fatigue blamed for damage to Katama hull

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A crack that opened up in the hull of the Steamship Authority freight ferry Katama “was the result of metal fatigue,” according to SSA...

Wastewater line costs bedevil Beach Road project

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Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande told the select board Tuesday night the town and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) were at an impasse...

Steering issue hobbles ferry

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Updated A mechanical problem with the Steamship Authority ferry Island Home bottled up traffic in Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven Wednesday morning, stranding commuters and...

Facts or fears

To the Editor: At the Martha’s Vineyard Commission meeting on March 4, toxicology was the focus. The MVC hired Horsley Witten, an environmental firm, to...

Vaccine appointments, the new clickbait

To the Editor:  I think I can speak for most of us, and say that we are all anxiously awaiting our turn to get a...

Glenn Hearn

Glenn Hearn died peacefully at home in West Tisbury on March 2, 2021, of complications from Parkinson’s and heart disease.  Glenn’s family moved to Vineyard...

Adelbert Ferreira

Adelbert Ferreira (Delby) of Carson City, Nev., husband of Claire Ferreira, passed peacefully with his two sons, Kevin and Mark, and stepdaughter, Heather Hyde,...

Learning to win in the age of COVID

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Vineyarder football is readying for the six-game spring season opener Sunday morning on the road against Sandwich High School (11:30 am kickoff), but the...

O.B. officials discount lighthouse danger

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Updated March 10 At a Feb. 23 Zoom meeting, the Oak Bluffs board of health and the town health agent showed lack of concern about...

First vaccine clinic for school staff is March 11

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Sign-ups for COVID-19 vaccine appointments at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital filled up fast Monday night with 544 appointments booked in 38 minutes, according to...