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Academic honors

Dean’s list Meghan Sawyer of Edgartown, at Colgate University. Cum Laude graduates Alana Morris of Edgartown, at The University of Tampa.

A loss of Pride

To the Editor: Last Tuesday, April 26, many of us attended and many spoke at the Oak Bluffs select board meeting to ask the select...

Charlotte Inn achieves Forbes recognition

The Charlotte Inn in Edgartown has been named a four-star hotel in the Forbes Travel Guide’s 2022 Star Awards. The travel guide is a world-renowned...

Ring in spring with the Garden Club

Now that spring has finally arrived on-Island, the Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club is blooming with exciting happenings that the community can take part in. Club...

MVY Radio ‘Night Out for Nonprofits’

MVY Radio is hosting the second annual Night Out for Nonprofits at the P.A. Club in Oak Bluffs on Saturday, May 7.  The event was...

Aquinnah: I was reminded why I live here

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I know that I complain a fair amount about the quiet winters here, and especially the winter weather. Usually at some point in April,...

Poet’s Corner

O' to be Bear By Jonathan Burke O' to be Bear live in land where rivers begin mountains fill sky thundering land of song nature's might land of Bear. O' to be Bear so...

Cribbage results

The Vineyard Cribbage Club met on Wednesday to play our favorite game at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown.  We play six games with 2...

Gardens of Love: Deborah Buress

Spring was in the air, and I was ready for flowers. Finally, on a chilly day in the car — without the dogs —...

Edgartown select board approves licenses, makes reappointments

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Licenses were approved by the Edgartown select board for three Edgartown taxi companies —  MV Taxi, Stagecoach and Adam Cab — Monday. Edgartown Police...

Edgartown: What a welcome gift

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Hooray, hooray, the first of May. I’m sitting down to start this week’s column after an incredibly warm and beautiful first day of May....

Oak Bluffs: A flower, a diamond, a sandwich, or a hug

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“Motherhood is the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force … it’s an act of infinite optimism.”  –Gilda Radner Here’s your...

Real Estate Transactions: April 25 to 29

Chilmark April 26, Leroy Winthrop Luce II, Francis Pope Luce III, and Deanna Beatrice Luce Bennett, also known as Deanna Bennett, sold 45 Quenames Road...

Tisbury: Celebrate all mothers

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Heard on Main Street: Laughter makes the world a happier place. Wishing everyone a happy Mother’s Day on Sunday. Celebrate all mothers, including your own....

This Was Then: The deerly departed

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As the most recently departed generation of Islanders would have told us, there were no deer on Martha’s Vineyard. “There wasn’t any then,” declared Fanny...

Chilmark: Happy Birthday, Nancy

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Last weekend, when my son came upstairs from working in the basement, he didn't find our dogs. He went outside and still didn't find...

Wild Side: One for the books

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There is some really weird stuff out there. Take the insect order Strepsiptera, commonly known as “twisted-wing insects” because of the bizarre wing form shown...

West Tisbury: Skipper Manter is retiring

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I have heard the news that Skipper Manter is retiring from the police department, but I still can’t believe it. Skipper has been a...

High school highlights SWEAR program

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The Stand With Everyone Against Rape (SWEAR) group at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will be taking a trip to Camp Hale in...

More talk, no action on PFAS

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The Oak Bluffs board of health met on Tuesday for a single agenda item — “discussion of draft regulation to restrict the installation of artificial...