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55Plus: SHINE news

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West Tisbury appoints new animal control officer

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The West Tisbury select board unanimously voted to appoint Kate Hoffman as the new animal control officer Wednesday. Board members Skipper Manter and Jessica...

The standout Sharks: Profiling this season’s key players

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On June 29, the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks defeated the Ocean State Waves of South Kingstown, R.I., at the Shark Tank by a score of...

Martha’s Vineyard ‘high risk’ for COVID

On the same day the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital issued a warning about an uptick in Island COVID-19 cases spurred by new subvariants, the Island...

Ferry crossings canceled due to ‘generator issue’

The MV Nantucket remained in a slip in Woods Hole Thursday morning for its early morning crossings due to what Steamship Authority spokesman Sean...

‘The best job I’ve ever had’

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Danielle Charbonneau, an English teacher at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) who runs the Project Vine program, is a finalist for the Massachusetts...

Martha’s Vineyard is losing teachers

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Madison Straus was excited when she was offered a position teaching health and physical education at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School last year....

Loss of liberty

To the Editor: Thanks to the Supreme Court, we now should change the pledge to the flag: One nation, under guns, with liberty and justice...

Other rights are in jeopardy

To the Editor: In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) a racially biased SCOTUS ruled that “separate but equal” was constitutional — a law that apartheid picked...

Beauty is deceiving

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The second week of the Holmes Hole sailing season started with an ideal evening sail on Thursday: no clouds, a nice 10- to 15-knot...

Vineyarders compete in the Bay State Games

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  Three Vineyard swimmers competed in the Bay State Games over the weekend at the Boston Sports Institute in Wellesley.  Andy Carr, 16, is a member...

Something to smile about

When you think of dental health and oral care, you may not be thinking of a heart attack at the same time. But you...

A spirited adventure

To the Editor: A huge thank-you from the Chilmark School to Chick Stapleton and her fabulous team at Island Spirit for the fun adventure on...

Ferry diversions: SSA begins to strategize 

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Jim Malkin, the Vineyard’s representative to the Steamship Authority board, briefly updated the Oak Bluffs select board on Tuesday regarding SSA scheduling and passenger...

Africa wins Venoa Trophy

The Tripp 41 Africa, co-owned and co-skippered by seven-time Performance Handicap Rating Fleet (PHRF) New England Series winner Bump Wilcox and 10-time world champion...

Tisbury Senior Center: July 2022

TISBURY COUNCIL ON AGING   Joyce Stiles Tucker, director ● 508-696-4205           Hello! We encourage you to join us to explore,...

M.V. Center for Living news

The Family Caregiver Support Program advocates for caregivers, provides information and referral to programs and services in support of your caregiving efforts, and has...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging: July 2022

Weekly Live and Zoom Exercise  Monday  8:45 am, group exercise Zoom with Patience Campbell and Marilyn Miller   Zoom: bit.ly/OBExercise  Thursday  9 am - Zoom exercise with Bill White  Zoom: bit.ly/OBExerciseWhite  Friday  9 am -...

Veterans’ Corner

Doctors Appointments and Travel Pay The VA has announced that all travel pay reimbursement requests must be submitted within 30 days of an appointment. Unfortunately...

Edgartown Council on Aging: July 2022

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