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SHINE: Medicare Counseling

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Bill Redmond, interim SHINE regional manager 508-375-6762 | wiliam.redmond@barnstablecounty.org Barnstable County Dept. of Human Services | 3195 Main St. | P.O. Box 427 | Barnstable, MA...

Veterans’ Corner

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An audiologist will now be making monthly visits to the VA for hearing aid maintenance. Dates will vary, so please call Dukes County Veterans...

M.V. Center For Living update

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M.V. Center For Living, the Island’s Dementia and Caregiver Support Network Leslie Clapp, executive director 508-939-9440, lesliec@mvcenter4living.org mvcenter4living.org MVCL will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, for Presidents’...

Noteworthy February 55+

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AARP Tax Aide Program Volunteers, certified and trained under the AARP Tax Aide Program, will again offer free income tax preparation assistance for taxpayers, with...

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard

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Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard Making Martha's Vineyard an Aging-Friendly Island Cindy Trish, executive director 508-693-7900, ext.455 VTA-OCB Ophthalmologist Transportation Pilot Healthy Aging M.V. has partnered with Vineyard Transit Authority...

Up-Island Council on Aging: February 2023

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Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm, Closed Holidays Joyce Albertine, director; Bethany Hammond, assistant director Susan Merrill, outreach coordinator;...

Learn how Tisbury drainage can be improved

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will host a virtual public hearing to present the design for drainage improvements in Tisbury on Monday, Jan....

Edgartown Council on Aging: February 2023

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Edgartown Council on Aging, The Anchors 10 Daggett St. Administrator: Lyndsay Famariss 508-627-4368 lfamariss@edgartown-ma.us Weekly Events Monday 10 am: Salsa with Christina Montoya 12:30 pm: Bridge 1 pm: Journaling Group Tuesday ...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging: February 2023

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Oak Bluffs Council on Aging 21 Wamsutta Ave. Rose M. Cogliano, administrator, 508-693-4509, ext. 3 February Highlights Weekly Exercise in-person and on Zoom Monday 9 am – group exercise with...

Tisbury Council on Aging: February 2023

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Tisbury Senior Center Director: Joyce Stiles-Tucker Call 508-696-4205 for information and program registration. Please note: Face masks are required at the Tisbury Senior Center. Diabetes Support Group: Caregivers...

Services Thursday for Patricia Gibson Rogers

Patricia Gibson Rogers, 92, of Vineyard Haven passed away on Jan. 28, 2023.  Friends and family are invited to gather for visiting hours on Wednesday,...

Services Tuesday for Robert Gerard Stiles

Robert Gerard Stiles, 91, of Chappaquiddick, died on Thursday morning, January 26, 2023, at his home. He was the husband of Rosemary A. (Smith)...

Fill these dreary days 

To the Editor: As we ease into a new month, likely filled with more dreary, drab, days, it’s a good time to pick up a...

High School View: Babysitters needed; and staff adapt to new technology

Read the High School View: 1-26-23 The High School View is staffed and prepared entirely by students from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, and...

Thankful for affordable housing for seniors

To the Editor: The West Tisbury affordable housing committee deserves praise and a hearty “thank you” from the Island's aging adult population as it unanimously...

SSA issues Thursday travel advisory

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The Steamship Authority (SSA) issued a travel advisory for passengers planning to ride the ferry on Thursday. “The National Weather Service is predicting high winds...

Anchors away

Last week, the Edgartown select board heard from staff at the Council on Aging's Anchors’ program. A five-year planning committee brought their early findings...

Focus on vision

To the Editor: At its meeting last evening (Jan. 24), the West Tisbury affordable housing committee unanimously agreed that the development of the affordable housing...

Frank M. Markwica

Frank M. Markwica, 73, of Edgartown, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. He was a loving dad, partner, brother, and friend. Frank was...

Chilmark library jumps into 2023 with new programming

The month of February at the Chilmark library is filled with fun and informative events and programming, from growing Belgian endive and hand mending...