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Andris Boass — his own man to the end

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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

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                                   Card games attract players at all skill levels

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

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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.”

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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

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Distinguished musicians and unusual musical insights mark the Thanksgiving concert.

Open containers and smoking joints

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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

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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

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

Employment laws are a minefield for employers

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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

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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

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

Disaster cannot always be prevented

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Oak Bluffs Montford Point Marine shares Congressional Gold Medal

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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

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