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Jenny Arroyo

Jenny Arroyo, 74, of Vineyard Haven died suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was the mother of Eric...

Esmeralda Swindle

Esmeralda Swindle of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and Oak Bluffs died peacefully at home on Feb. 21, 2022. She was 83. Esmeralda was born in Jalisco,...

Judy Addazio

Judy Addazio, 72, passed away on Feb. 22, 2022, at home after a long battle with cancer. She was the beloved wife of David...

Gardens of Love: Rob Chaunce and Wendi Goldfarb

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Rob Chaunce and Wendi Goldfarb eloped in February 2020. They had found one another at an art exhibit in 2015, becoming good friends. It's...

Garden Notes: Forcing spring

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As Islanders know, to their annoyance, spring does not willingly arrive on Martha’s Vineyard. It just doesn’t (maritime climate and all), even though the...

Visiting Vet: It wasn’t an easy birth

All I remember is she was a very big dog. A Great Pyrenees or Saint Bernard. It was back in the day when we...

West Tisbury: A whole week seems like a treasure

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It’s stayed cold enough that our latest snow still coats the grass and crunches underfoot when I walk outside. Ice patches and ruts coat...

Dukes County Emergency Management to hold classes

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Dukes County Emergency Management will be hosting “Introduction to Emergency Management Volunteerism,” a free class about the “basics of emergency preparation, sheltering, volunteer support,...

Tisbury raises sewer rates

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Tisbury’s select board voted unanimously on Feb. 16 to abolish a single-sewer-rate system in exchange for a 10-tier rate system based on usage. The...

Support spreads for Ukraine

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When Oak Bluffs resident Barbara Plesser heard there were protests in big cities across the world in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine,...

COVID cases remain low

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The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 30 new cases of COVID-19 last week, a two case rise from the previous week but still...

Chilmark: The unofficial mayor of Menemsha

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March 1 was my mother's birthday; she was born in 1918, and passed away in 2003. This last week my 93-year-old stepbrother passed away,...

Oak Bluffs: We made it across

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“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see...

Tisbury: March is Women’s History Month

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Heard on Main Street: Don't be yourself — be someone nicer. If you know that March is Women's History Month, you can appreciate why the...

Academic honors

Dean’s List Danielle Middleton of Vineyard Haven, at Howard University

Ferry delay caused by slip work

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The Steamship Authority says work being done on a slip in Vineyard Haven caused the MV Woods Hole to be delayed arriving by 30...

Documentary shorts depict real-life challenges

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The five Oscar-nominated documentary shorts will play at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, March 4. They offer compelling views of a sometimes grim...

Keeping it local

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Even with the ongoing construction project in downtown Oak Bluffs, there's calm among the chaos to be found in a trio of shops offering...

Loving the light

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As the winter rolls on … and on and on … do yourself a favor and see photographer Paul Doherty’s newest exhibit, “Vineyard Refractions,”...

Spend the break at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Looking for something to do over winter break? The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is offering 50 percent off all admissions during the week of school...