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Leadership has condoned behavior

To the Editor: While the statement from the MVRHS leadership regarding the recent vulgar outburst against a female community member speaking about possible contamination from...

Moped legislation motors into State House

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Proponents of a home-rule petition to ban the rental of mopeds in Oak Bluffs testified that a ban would save lives on the Island,...

Darlene P. Pachico

Darlene P. (Cook) Pachico, 87, formerly of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022, at Falmouth Hospital with her daughters by her...

Services Saturday for Sandra C. Searle

Sandra C. Searle died at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on March 29, 2022, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer.  Sandra was born on...

Josephine M. Tucker

Josephine M. Tucker (“Jojo”), 83, of Oak Bluffs, passed away on March 3, 2022. She was the wife of Philip A. Tucker, who passed...

Bob Gardner

Bob Gardner (“Pop”) passed away at home in Katama on March 31, after a brief illness. Although he was frustrated at the physical limitations...

John M. Samways

John Martin Samways passed away on March 28, 2022. In his passing as in his life, his wife of 45 years, Kathleen, was beside...

Party for John Alaimo

Friends and family are invited to a memorial party to celebrate the life of John Alaimo, on Saturday, April 9, from 4 to 7...

Service for Everett Henry Poole

The family of Everett Henry Poole will hold a memorial gathering at the Chilmark Community Center, 520 South Road, Chilmark, MA 02535, on Saturday,...

Housing bank is another tool

To the Editor:  The housing bank is the issue of this year. It is on all our annual town meeting warrants. The problem is not...

UPS to barge trucks to Nantucket

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United Parcel Service (UPS) trucks will travel from New Bedford to Nantucket via tug-propelled barges, if a freight proposal made to Steamship Authority management...

When it’s cold, it’s chili

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As we are finally coming out of the winter thaw, I’m thinking about the perfect winter meal that is good to eat during any...

‘Mothering Sunday’ is a coming-of-age story

The British film “Mothering Sunday” opens at the M.V. Film Center on Friday, April 8. Based on the 2016 novel by Graham Swift and...

Carpal tunnel screening

Occupational therapist Lauren Vukota will conduct free carpal tunnel screenings for workers in the building trades on Friday, April 8, from 3 to 6...

Gravel gardening

Join Andrew Bunting, vice president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, as he discusses the transformation of his front yard into a gravel garden. The...

Trout derby is back

The Martha's Vineyard Rod & Gun Club Kids Trout Derby is back in action following a two-year pandemic hiatus. The highly anticipated event for...

A surprise love

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Rose, the protagonist in summer Island resident Elisa M. Speranza’s novel, faces a challenge — well, actually a number of them, which are at...

Art as narrative

Kristin Texeira refers to her work as “memory maps.” She creates abstract paintings that recreate or represent, in a sense, moments and moods from...

What Are You Watching? ‘Ted Lasso’

“Ted Lasso,” sporty, goofy, fun, funny, sensitive, sympathetic, empathetic, romantic, inspirational ... enough about me, now let’s talk about the series. ‘Ted Lasso” brings...

For the birds

We can thank the pandemic for bringing a lot of people who wouldn’t ordinarily be farmers around to the idea of raising chickens for...