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Up-Island Council on Aging — Sept. 2021

Audiology Clinic Hearing loss and increased challenges in communicating are realities to many in our aging communities. Howes House has teamed up with Dr. Lesley...

Tisbury Council on Aging — Sept. 2021

The Tisbury Council on Aging has reopened, and is bringing groups back. For questions, additional information, or to sign up for programs, call us...

Edgartown Council on Aging — Sept. 2021

The Edgartown Council on Aging serves as an information and referral source to long-term services and supports available to older adults. We offer an...

Donald H. Lyons

Donald H. Lyons, 94, of West Tisbury, died at his home on August 24, 2021. He was the husband of Joan L. Merry. A funeral...

Understanding aging

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Mary Holmes, supervisor at the Supportive Day Program at the Martha's Vineyard Center for Living, is happy to bring Dementia Friends to the Island....

A trip around the Island

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Thomas Dresser, prolific Island author, has just published a gem of a guidebook, “Schlepping Around Martha’s Vineyard.” The title of the book has a...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

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This week 's column is about the first undocumented student to receive a full scholarship through MVYouth — Larissa de Oliveira. I am honored...

West Tisbury: Storm preparation

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I woke up during the night, about 4 am, and took Abby outside. The air was heavy and wet and the only sound was...

Oak Bluffs: Recreation classes

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Well, thank goodness tropical storm/hurricane Henri did not fall in love with the Island but took his turmoil elsewhere. A few messes of tree...

Edgartown: Film festival and regatta

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August is winding down and summer, as we know it, is coming to a close. Didn’t it just start or is that my imagination?...

Chilmark: Local award winners

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The storm was coming but so was my oldest son and his girlfriend. We took the dogs to the beach, he got his annual...

Aquinnah: Ag Fair memories

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Well, that was quite a week. COVID cases continued to rise, the fair went on as planned and the week ended with what was...

Poet’s Corner

RUNNING By Sam Low Those fragile gossamer days on the island when we raced across the big lawn of stubby grass by the summerhouse. Running over the hard...

West Tisbury library events, from yoga to tech help

On Friday, August 27, join Jason Mazar-Kelly at the West Tisbury library when he teaches an all-levels virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom...

Coming up in September at the Chilmark library

Are you working on a picture book, Middle-Grade, Young Adult story, or nonfiction for young people? Or have you always wanted to? Join the...

TRI is accepting applications for home repair funds

The Resource, for Community and Economic Development, Inc. (TRI) announced in a press release that it is accepting applications for the fiscal year 2020...

Engagement: Yuen – Pisano

Richard and Leigh Ann Yuen of Oak Bluffs are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Rebecca Yuen of Oak Bluffs, to...

Cribbage Club

The Vineyard Cribbage Club met at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown on August 18 for another week of competitive cribbage. Eighteen players were...

Chilmark officials await report on community center incident

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The Chilmark select board provided a brief update during its Tuesday meeting on an incident that occurred at a Chilmark Community Center summer camp...

Gone fishin’

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A relatively new restaurant in Vineyard Haven is bringing the West Coast seafood and street food vibe — surfboards, palm trees, and all —...