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Martha Emily Moses

Martha Emily Moses of Edgartown passed away on May 28, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was the devoted wife of...

Ray Phillips

Our beloved Ray Phillips, 74 (and forever a kid) of West Tisbury, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2022. We’re listening to his favorite songs...

Remembering John Alley

Unfortunately, we lost John at the beginning of the pandemic, and were unable to give him the sendoff he deserved. We’d be honored to...

Ralph Lowell Jr.

Ralph Lowell Jr. died peacefully of COVID at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on May 24, 2022, at the age of 99.  Born in Dedham on...

Jill Iscol

In Jill Iscol’s book of life, there are no empty pages. There are tales of adventure and romance, of heartbreak and happiness, of good...

Drop the suit and go with grass

To the Editor: Grass versus turf. Like a lot of people on M.V., I heard the beginnings of the controversy about an artificial playing field...

Cases go down, but Island remains high risk

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The number of positive COVID-19 results between Sunday, May 22, and Saturday, May 28, was 98 — a significant drop from the previous week, but...

M.V. Garden Club’s Blooming Art returns to the Old Mill

In celebration of art and flowers, the Martha's Vineyard Garden Club's Blooming Art event will take place at the Old Mill in West Tisbury...

Island Grown CSA registration is open

Island Grown Initiative is ready to sign up members for its summer Community Supported Agriculture program, which will run from June 16 to Oct....

Cribbage results

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The Vineyard Cribbage Club met with 23 players on Wednesday evening at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown for another fun night of our...

Gearing up for Pride

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Oak Bluffs’ first official Pride Weekend, hosted by the Oak Bluffs Business Association in collaboration with the NAACP Martha’s Vineyard Branch, is set to...

Wedding: Dillon-Cottrell

Augusta Rose Dillon of Chilmark and Hunter Sven Cottrell of Oak Bluffs were married on April 23, 2022, in Julian, Calif. The bride's parents...

Oak Bluffs: To listen, to learn, and to do something

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“Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.”  –Henry Ford  My heavy heart prays for our...

On My Way: A carpet of pine needles

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A few weekends ago, on a hot day without a whiff of wind, Becham, my 7-year-old terrier-mix pup, and I left my parents’ home...

Poet’s Corner

An Afternoon in May By Christine Burke I have ice cream in the car but I can’t resist the urge to visit Owen Park on this last day in May with white sailboats perched on...

Real Estate Transactions: May 23 to 27

Edgartown May 25, 6 Majors Cove Road LLC sold 6 Majors Cove Road to Gary H. Sherr and Andre L. Campagna for $769,500.  May 27, Osei...

Tisbury: New changes all over our town

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Heard on Main Street: Everyone seems normal until you get to know them. Last February, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch...

Wild Side: Hitchhiking grasshoppers

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My friend Margaret Curtin is a top-shelf naturalist. I closely follow her posts to the “citizen science” platform iNaturalist.org, where she helps me and...

Chilmark: Life begins to swell around us

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Oh, June so soon. I can barely catch my breath, and now life begins to swell around us. The CCC and town welcome new...

Edgartown: Timing is everything

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By the time you read this, I should be firmly ensconced in D.C. with our fantastic eighth graders and amazing group of chaperones, if...