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Oak Bluffs Police, drug task force make drug arrest

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Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes set bail at $10,000 for Michael Pacheco, 35, after he was arraigned Thursday on one count of cocaine...

Feds take over robbery prosecution

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Miquel Anthonio Jones appeared in the dock in Edgartown District Court Thursday for what was to be a probable cause hearing related to the...

Disposing of Christmas trees isn’t so baaad

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If a Christmas tree is clogging up your living room space or pickup truck’s cargo bed, maybe a bleating pal can be of assistance.  Some...

Get ready to make ferry reservations

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The Steamship Authority will hold its headstart program for reservations beginning at 7:30 am on Jan. 10. Customers must be in either the preferred...

Friday’s flooding was a glimpse

To the Editor: The widespread flooding on Friday, Dec. 23, is a good indicator of what’s to come more frequently, or perhaps permanently, depending on...

Larkin Stallings: ‘Doing what needs to be done’

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You might know Larkin Stallings and his wife Jackie from the Ritz, their legendary dive bar in Oak Bluffs. It’s time to meet his...

Sandy D’Amico: ‘I didn’t really even know what an alpaca was’

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The beloved alpaca farm on the Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road, formally known as Island Alpaca Co. of Martha's Vineyard, loves its volunteers. The farm, with...

John O’Donnell: ‘My way to give back to the community’

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Oak Bluffs Fire Capt. John O’Donnell, 34, spends many of his nights at the town’s fire station. In addition to the general time he...

Deb Dolliver: ‘Someone you can count on’

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Each year around the holiday season we run a section on people doing volunteer work in the community, and I often give Laurel Redington,...

Colleen Garrett: ‘Like-minded people who want to help the community’

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They meet every Wednesday at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs. They munch sandwiches from Mo’s Lunch, and typically hear from a guest speaker...

Sofia Anthony: ‘They are welcome’

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The Martha’s Vineyard Neighborhood Convention is a historic Island organization that began in 1894 to foster fellowship and service among Vineyarders, and secretary Sofia...

Powerful appreciation

To the Editor: On Dec. 23, the night winter storm Elliott ramped up across Martha’s Vineyard, a powerful gust of wind that sounded like a...

Never let them forget

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is riding a red wave of his own, no doubt in part due to his political stunt involving the 50...

MV Center for Living

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M.V. Center For Living, the Island’s Dementia and Caregiver Support Network Leslie Clapp, executive director 508-939-9440 lesliec@mvcenter4living.org mvcenter4living.org MVCL will be closed Jan. 2, 2023, and Jan. 16, 2023. Regular...

Tisbury Council on Aging

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55 + Jan. Tisbury Council on Aging Director: Joyce Stiles-Tucker 508-696-4206 Please note: Face masks remain required at the Tisbury Senior Center. Weekly activities Mondays Knitters, we are starting a...

Up-Island Council on Aging

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Up-Island Council on Aging   508-693-2896 Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm, closed holidays Joyce Albertine, director - Bethany Hammond, assistant director   Susan Merrill, outreach...

Edgartown Council on Aging

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

Elder Law with Frank and Mary: An easy New Year’s Resolution: Review your estate...

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Happy New Year! Reviewing your estate plan is a simple “resolution” that shouldn’t take much time, and may actually save you time, aggravation, and...

Noteworthy January 55+

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VTA-OCB Ophthalmologist Transportation Pilot Healthy Aging M.V. has partnered with Vineyard Transit Authority to help transport ophthalmic patients to appointments with Dr. Hu and other...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging

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21 WAMSUTTA AVENUE OAK BLUFFS, MA  02557 Tel 508-693-4509 Fax 508-693-7655 Rose M. Cogliano, administrator, 508-693-4509, ext. 3 January highlights Weekly Live in-Person at COA and Zoom Exercise  Monday 9 am, group...