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Dr. Michotek’s practice is valued

To the Editor:  I am writing to voice our disappointment that Dr. Michotek will be discontinuing his medical practice. Dr. Michotek has treated my 92-year-old...

Real Estate Confidential: Midsummer Dreaming

Real Estate Confidential is a bi-weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by...

Morton Fairbanks Terry

Morton Fairbanks Terry ("Captain Mort"), 73, of Harwich, Massachusetts, passed away on July 25, 2021, on his boat in Saquatucket Harbor. Mort was born in...

Allan Niles Howe

Allan Niles Howe, beloved friend of many, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at the age of 67 after a long illness. Allan, the...

Otis P. Jeffers, Jr.

Otis P. Jeffers, Jr. slipped away peacefully on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at the VA Hospice unit in Brockton, Massachusetts. He was the husband...

Renowned organist plays at Union Chapel

Union Chapel celebrates the newly refurbished organ that’s been with the chapel for nearly 100 years with a special program featuring acclaimed young organist...

Live music with Daykah

Enjoy a live music performance at the beautiful West Tisbury library on Thursday, August 5, at 4:30 pm. The annual concert will feature Daykah,...

Checkmate in Chilmark

The Chilmark and Vineyard Haven libraries are starting an outdoor chess club with the first meeting on Saturday, July 31, at 4 pm at...

Can’t have it your way

The Massachusetts Public Records Law is clear. All government records are presumed to be public, but cities and towns are allowed to withhold certain...

Book festival coming up

Nobel laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners come to this year’s M.V. Book Festival next month, August 5 to 8. Modelled after the National Book...

Meet bestselling author Martha Hall Kelly at library benefit

Martha Hall Kelly is at it again with her intriguing new book “Sunflower Sisters,” her second prequel novel following her bestselling historical fiction, “Lilac...

Woods Hole gangway intermittently useless 

When the Steamship Authority’s largest ferry, the Island Home, is in Woods Hole passengers cannot always use the multimillion dollar gangway. During certain tidal...

Up-Island Council on Aging — August 2021

Audiology Clinic Hearing loss and increased challenges in communicating are realities to many in our aging communities. Howes House has teamed up with Dr. Lesley...

Edgartown Council on Aging — August 2021

The Edgartown Council on Aging serves as an information and referral source to long-term services and supports available to older adults. We offer an array...

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging — August 2021

We have met weekly for the past month to plan for the modified reopening of the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging. After great thought...

Tisbury Council on Aging — August 2021

The Tisbury Council on Aging has reopened and is bringing groups back. For questions, additional information, or to sign up for programs, call us...

Support for housing bill 

To the Editor: I write today in support of H.2895, an act empowering cities and towns to impose a fee on home sales over $1...

‘ROUND-THE-ISLAND Race (top three results)

Class 0 - ORC (seven boats) Christopher Dragon XI, Ker 40+, Andrew and Linda Weiss, Mamaronek, N.Y. Rikki, R/P 42, Bruce Chafee,...

Tiasquam Road property will be restored

To the Editor: On July 16th, the anniversary of our dad’s birthday, our family celebrated a closing with the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank to purchase...
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