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Michael Francis Lima

Michael Lima (“Mike”) was born on Martha’s Vineyard on July 7, 1955, and raised here.  The son of the late Manuel Vincent Lima, Eileen C....

Student focus groups are next for equity audit

Martha's Vineyard Public Schools students will have the opportunity to give feedback on their education as part of student focus groups, the next step...

Vita Ripollino Bovio

We are saddened to announce the passing of Vita Ripollino Bovio (Nonna) on May 10, 2024. Vita was born on April 11, 1934, in...

Sharon Feldman Rowe

Sharon Feldman Rowe died March 25, 2024, at the age of 67, from a brief battle with pancreatic cancer.  She was born in 1957 in...

Pollyann Jenkinson Emin

Pollyann Jenkinson Emin, 92, passed away peacefully at her home in Vineyard Haven after a brief illness.  She was born in Oak Bluffs, a third-generation...

Ronald J. Pine

Ronald J. Pine, 85, died peacefully on May 18, 2024, at his home in Vineyard Haven. He was the husband of June E. Pine,...

Google still mixed up on Beach Road

Although Google now labels Beach Road in Vineyard Haven correctly on its online Maps service, some mistakes persist nearly a week after it mislabled...

Peter R. Hefler

A celebration of life service for Peter R. Hefler is planned for Saturday, June 1, at 2 pm at Chapman Funerals in Oak Bluffs,...

Robert Smith Bruguiere

A graveside service for Robert Smith Bruguiere will be held at the Edgartown New West Side Cemetery on Monday, June 3, at 11 am....

Peter Hefler

Maj. Peter R. Hefler, USAF (Ret.), a transportation aficionado and the Vineyard Transit Authority’s biggest enthusiast, died March 24 after a long battle with...

Gail Knight Derick

Gail Knight Derick, 89, passed away following a brief illness on March 23, 2024, surrounded by her loving family.  Gail was born on May 25,...

Diego Messina

Diego Messina, a spirited and adventurous soul, left us at the age of 90 for the great golf course in the sky. Born on a...

Services Saturday for Lawrence O. Stearns

A graveside service for Lawrence O. Stearns (“Larry”) will be held at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Bluffs on May 25, at 1...

Kayaker rescued near Little Bridge

Oak Bluffs emergency crews rescued a kayaker whose boat had flipped in frigid waters and who had stopped breathing Friday morning,  Oak Bluffs Fire Chief...

Both sides responsible for peace

To the Editor: I am writing in reply to David Mintz's letter regarding student protests and the war in Gaza. It's so easy to call...

Steamship shows its arrogance … again

In the news last week, the Steamship Authority administration recommended providing a permit to a New Bedford company to deliver freight trucks from the...

Recovery Cafe at the Red House

Members and volunteers cook together and prepare a nourishing, wholesome lunch, provided free to those in the recovery community. Help with preparation, cooking, and/or...

Porchfest in Edgartown

Gather your friends and family for Porchfest at the Edgartown library. Enjoy an hour of live music on the lawn, featuring the eclectic and...

Crystal healing

Some people believe that crystals have healing abilities for the mind, body, and soul. Certified crystal practitioner Sue Angeley will hold a presentation at...

Island seniors face tax disparity

To the Editor: This letter was sent to state lawmakers representing the Islands. As the Island coordinator for the volunteer AARP Tax Aide program for nearly...