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Lighting up for the holiday

Rob Gatchell flipped the switch on this annual holiday light display at 148 County Road in Oak Bluffs on Thanksgiving night. Gatchell collects donations...

Tisbury, Chilmark approve COVID construction regulations

Tisbury and Chilmark joined Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and West Tisbury in approving revised construction site health protocols to stem the spread of COVID-19 among...

Climate Solution: Air-Source Heat Pumps Are THE Way!

You have seen them: metal boxes sitting outside houses with a grill on the front, and "mini-splits" inside houses that deliver heat or cool....

Regina M (Cuddyer) Policastro

Regina Mary Cuddyer Policastro, 68, of Mission Hill and a summer resident of Chilmark, died after a brief illness on November 13. She was a...

A selfish act

Vogue magazine, what were you thinking? We were flabbergasted when the first reader sent us a link to the Vogue article about a fall wedding...

The myth of Thanksgiving

To the Editor: The current American struggle with white nationalism is not just a moment in time. It is the product of centuries of political,...

Mansion House is working on sewer solution

To the Editor: From the night of the fire that destroyed the Tisbury Inn in December 2001, to our reopening in July 2003, a matter...

Carol S. deBettencourt

Carol S. (Merry) deBettencourt, 75, lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully on Sunday evening, Nov. 22, 2020, with her family at her side...

Church Street review was thoughtful and thorough

To the Editor: We, the Island community members of the Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) advisory board, wish to thank the nine members of the...

Wedding didn’t follow the rules

To the Editor: Thanks for your recent article about the Lambert’s Cove Inn and the wedding party hosted there that led to a large cluster...

SSA announces ‘Sail into Imagination’ winners

The Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority (SSA) has announced the winners of its fifth annual “Sail into Imagination” art contest for...

Dance to ‘The Nutcracker’

Children of all ages are welcome to join Miss Shannon online to learn dances from “The Nutcracker” ballet. The classes include singing, stretching, basic...

Let’s talk movies

Watch free movies and discuss them with others in the community through the Edgartown library's Movie in Focus film group. This month's feature is...

Enjoy a Thanksgiving weekend hike

Enjoy a guided hike at Menemsha Hills to a peaceful brook and the remnants of an 1800s brickworks. This outdoor adventure is for experienced...

55Plus: Up-Island Council on Aging – December 2020

Note: We will be closing at NOON on Dec. 24, and closed on Dec. 25.  Please call for an appointment if you need help with...

55Plus: Tisbury Council on Aging – December 2020

The Tisbury Council on Aging continues to do outreach to keep in touch with our seniors. We had hoped to open the center to...

55Plus: Oak Bluffs Council on Aging – December 2020

Due to the pandemic, all activities here at the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging are paused. That doesn’t mean that we aren’t here for...

55Plus: Edgartown Council on Aging – December 2020

The staff at the Edgartown Council on Aging continues to provide weekly meal delivery, outreach services, and referrals, Monday through Friday between the hours...

Medicare’s Open Enrollment

The Open Enrollment Period ends Dec. 7, 2020, for Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) and Prescription Drug Plans (Part D), and it is very...

West Tisbury revives Housing Bank idea

The West Tisbury Housing Bank committee is proposing a warrant article for the town’s annual town meeting next spring that will focus on establishing...
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