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Vineyard Haven library fundraiser with Geraldine Brooks

Pulitzer prizewinning author Geraldine Brooks will discuss her latest novel, "Horse," in an event to benefit the Vineyard Haven Public Library on Wednesday, Sept....

Steamship counterweights topple in Vineyard Haven

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An accident at the Steamship Authority Vineyard Haven terminal sent a set of transfer bridge counterweights into the water Tuesday morning. SSA spokesman Sean Driscoll...

Lightning damages West Tisbury house

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A lightning strike damaged a West Tisbury home late Friday evening. West Tisbury Fire Chief Greg Pachico said the roof of a Charles Neck...

Births

John David Nisbet Katie Nisbet and Aiden Nisbet of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, John David Nisbet, on August 16, 2022, at...

Ms. Foundation’s Ms. on Martha’s event was back 

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An intimate crowd joined together at Grange Hall on August 16 to hear an interactive conversation between Teresa C. Younger, CEO and president of...

Select board supports beachgoers access group

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At its Monday meeting, the Edgartown select board was given a presentation by Larry’s Tackle Shop owner Peter Sliwkowski regarding the MV Beachgoers Access...

Land Bank considers Youth Deer Hunt Day

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The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission considered allowing Youth Deer Hunt Day on its properties.  During a meeting on Monday, land superintendent Harrison Kisiel told...

Tisbury select board approves special warrant

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During a brief meeting at the town’s senior center Tuesday afternoon, Tisbury’s select board unanimously approved a warrant for its Sept. 20 special town...

COVID cases go up slightly

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In the last full week of reporting cases of COVID-19, the number of positive test results reached 55 from Sunday, August 21, to Saturday,...

West Tisbury: Woods sigh in relief

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While not exactly “a song of praise or triumph,” as my Oxford English Dictionary defines it, I begin this column with a paean to...

Tisbury: Burning Patience

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The Vineyard Haven library has a new program that I wish I could do. Yoga With Kat or Chair Yoga for Arthritis starts Monday,...

Oak Bluffs: Polar Bears

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“I am the source of my joy and infinite possibilities.”  –Martha’s Vineyard Polar Bears mantra The “Today Show” did a piece about our own Martha’s...

Edgartown: Back to school

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Eek! Sitting down to type this, and had to enter the date. Sept. 1. How did that happen? I scared myself. The itty-bitty panics...

Chilmark: Farmstands and softball

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The summer season at the Yard closed with Ephrat Asherie's fantastic company premiering a work that will soon be presented at NYC's Guggenheim Museum,...

Aquinnah: Climate Action Plan

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Happy Sept. 1, everyone. Take a big inhale, now let it out. Now do that 100 more times, and you might be able to...

Poet’s Corner

Tiasquam By Fran Schumer (to J.A.) I ride through the forest to buy chocolates for a friend. Dozens already on lengthy lines. Like the former mayor said: half the fun of going to...

Cribbage Club results

The Vineyard Cribbage Club met on Wednesday to play our favorite game at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown. Twenty-one of us played 6...

Robertson – Clarke

Craig Stephen Robertson and Katharine Warren Clarke were married on August 20, 2022, at Newfound Lake Inn in Bristol, N.H. The groom's parents are...

Real Estate Transactions: August 22 – 26, 2022

Edgartown August 23, Robert S. Daniels, Lynne Chapman Daniels, and Mark Sherman Daniels, trustees of Daniels Realty Trust, sold 5 Lois Lane to Fred Mascolo...

Moving on from the ‘court’

I was fortunate to have been born on Martha’s Vineyard, and to enjoy a pretty idyllic childhood of summers spent under the auspices of...