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Andris Boass — his own man to the end

Andy Boass died last week. I’ve been thinking about what a remarkable man he was. We both married into the same extended family by marrying...

Vineyard bridge is a rich island tradition

                                   Card games attract players at all skill levels

Washington corrects an error, recognizes 92-year-old Marine

Alerted by a story in The MV Times, Jesse James Jackson was able to share in the recognition accorded the Montford Point Marines.

Conquering glossophobia, or “There’s a club for that.”

Island unit of Toastmasters International receives its charter; sets out to ease the trauma of public speaking here.

Behind the music at the Chamber Music Society

Distinguished musicians and unusual musical insights mark the Thanksgiving concert.

Open containers and smoking joints

Last week the West Tisbury special town meeting indefinitely postponed a proposed bylaw governing the use of medicinal marijuana in public places.

Ancient Whiting parsonage sold

Confronted with a deteriorated building and a knot of regulatory challenges associated with an historic property, Tara Whiting and her brother Daniel made a deal.

Polly Hill presentation plugs solar panels

Thirty-two solar panels, on the roof of a maintenance building, furnish 10 kilowatts of power.

Employment laws are a minefield for employers

Two lawyers, experts in employment law, provided plenty of cautions for Martha's Vineyard employers at a seminar Friday.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students test-drive careers

The Martha's Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative third annual Job Shadow Day paired students with mentors in a variety of professions.

Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation launches educational component

Sheriff's Meadow Foundation will broaden its public outreach with a new education initiative, launching this Saturday.

Disaster cannot always be prevented

On December 14, a 20-year-old man named Adam Lanza broke into Sandy Hook Elementary School with an assault rifle and killed 20 first-graders and six adults.

UMass senior plans alternative spring break in Brazil

The trip is in partnership with the Center for Environmental Education, a non-governmental organization, founded as a creative way to empower women.

Vineyard woman begins bold adventure in Rwanda

Ms. Burton-Sundman, who flew to Kigali last week, has an interest in eventually volunteering with the Karuna Center for Peacebuilding (KCP) in Rwanda.

Chappaquiddick – celebration of a sense of place

Harriet Potter has updated a treasury of Chappaquiddick Island life – an idyll as lived by a happy few since the turn of the 20th century.

John Murray squeezes energy dollars from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

It is one of only a handful of hospitals in the United States to receive a high level of certification for earth-friendly design and construction.

Alzheimer’s Disease is society’s next big challenge

Approaching a tipping point – in the last half of this decade, half of Amercans over 85 will have Alzheimer's. Research and generosity are key.

Alzheimer’s disease research update

On Monday, August 20, from 5 to 7 pm at Farm Neck Golf Club, the

Oak Bluffs Montford Point Marine shares Congressional Gold Medal

C. J. "Cee Jay" Jones, 95, and Warren Norman Agard, 87, traveled to Washington last week to receive the nation's highest civilian honor.

New Martha’s Vineyard Museum emerges from the undergrowth

The first step of the Museum's master plan for the site has been completed: the building has been purchased with no mortgage.