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55Plus: SHINE news

Need help with prescription drug costs? Prescription Advantage may be your answer! By now, some of you may have reached or are getting close to...

Martha’s Vineyard ‘high risk’ for COVID

On the same day the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital issued a warning about an uptick in Island COVID-19 cases spurred by new subvariants, the Island...

Ferry crossings canceled due to ‘generator issue’

The MV Nantucket remained in a slip in Woods Hole Thursday morning for its early morning crossings due to what Steamship Authority spokesman Sean...

Loss of liberty

To the Editor: Thanks to the Supreme Court, we now should change the pledge to the flag: One nation, under guns, with liberty and justice...

Other rights are in jeopardy

To the Editor: In Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) a racially biased SCOTUS ruled that “separate but equal” was constitutional — a law that apartheid picked...

Something to smile about

When you think of dental health and oral care, you may not be thinking of a heart attack at the same time. But you...

A spirited adventure

To the Editor: A huge thank-you from the Chilmark School to Chick Stapleton and her fabulous team at Island Spirit for the fun adventure on...

Africa wins Venoa Trophy

The Tripp 41 Africa, co-owned and co-skippered by seven-time Performance Handicap Rating Fleet (PHRF) New England Series winner Bump Wilcox and 10-time world champion...

Tisbury Senior Center: July 2022

TISBURY COUNCIL ON AGING   Joyce Stiles Tucker, director ● 508-696-4205           Hello! We encourage you to join us to explore,...

M.V. Center for Living news

The Family Caregiver Support Program advocates for caregivers, provides information and referral to programs and services in support of your caregiving efforts, and has...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging: July 2022

Weekly Live and Zoom Exercise  Monday  8:45 am, group exercise Zoom with Patience Campbell and Marilyn Miller   Zoom: bit.ly/OBExercise  Thursday  9 am - Zoom exercise with Bill White  Zoom: bit.ly/OBExerciseWhite  Friday  9 am -...

Veterans’ Corner

Doctors Appointments and Travel Pay The VA has announced that all travel pay reimbursement requests must be submitted within 30 days of an appointment. Unfortunately...

Edgartown Council on Aging: July 2022

The Edgartown Council on Aging serves as an information and referral source to long-term services and supports available to older adults.  In-person programs are...

Up-Island Council on Aging: July 2022

Up-Island Council on Aging: 508-693-2896 Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4 pm CLOSED HOLIDAYS Joyce Albertine, director - Bethany Hammond, assistant director   Susan Merrill, outreach coordinator...

Install more bike lanes

To the Editor: As the proud recipient of a threat of a lawsuit from MassDOT, I must say that my experiment with using white duct...

Thanks to first responders

To the Editor: This past Sunday morning, my husband had a medical emergency very near the Oak Bluffs police station. I called 911, and within...

DPW to the rescue

To the Editor:  I am writing to let you know the very positive experience that I recently had with the Oak Bluffs DPW. I am...

Archaeology and history at the Chilmark library

Author James Richardson will be at the Chilmark library on Wednesday, July 13, at 5 pm to talk about the history of the John...

Roe decision ‘wrong on so many levels’

To the Editor: The repeal of Roe v. Wade is wrong on so many levels. It demeans women, demoting them to a second-class category. It...

Joyce Arnold Hall

Joyce Arnold Hall passed away Thursday morning, June 16, 2022, in Edgartown, at the age of 92. Joyce was born in 1929, and was raised...