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Lee A. Metell
Women Empowered dinner
Many dined at Mediterranean this past Sunday, April 11, to raise money for Women Empowered (WE), a non-profit organization that offers free life skills coaching programs, grants, and loans to Islanders.
West Tisbury students perform Caribbean folktale
Students in grades five through eight performed in the West Tisbury School's production "Once on This Island, Jr.
Eco-chic weddings: How to get a little greener
Choosing flowers is perhaps one of the simplest ways to make a wedding more environmentally friendly, especially with a large selection of nurseries and farmers on the Island.
Connector road, redux
It's too soon to say mission accomplished, but the decision by Tisbury voters to proceed with planning and funding the so-called connector road between State Road and the Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road is a smart one.
First quarter SSA traffic volume strong
Passenger, auto, and truck (freight) traffic was up significantly during the first quarter of this year, compared with the year-ago period, according to the Steamship Authority's records, released April 9.
No to Tisbury Marketplace
This is a copy of a letter to the Martha's Vineyard Commission.
Chilmark special town meeting warrant
County of Dukes County, ss.
Cruel and unnecessary
In the last few weeks, I watched my very healthy three-year-old cat become more and more despondent and most assuredly ill.
Eva I. VanLeesten
Eva Illione VanLeesten, 88, of Arlington, Virginia, formerly of Boston and Oak Bluffs and Batavia, Illinois, died peacefully on January 22 in Arlington.
A life saved
We are fortunate to have public servants who are compassionate and vigilant, as they perform their daily duties for the community, eager to risk life and limb, reluctant to take credit, even in the case of saving a life.
Vote no on beer/wine
Two of the qualities of life in our community in Vineyard Haven will be affirmed by voting no on Article 1, to limit the sale of alcohol in the town of Tisbury, on April 27 – our grandchildren and "getting away from it all.
If you have dined out in Vineyard Haven in the past eight years, then we have probably met.
Noteworthy April 15
Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) has named Angela Wheeler as its new Director of Development.
Saved from certain death
I would like to thank with all my heart the two brave men that saved my small dog from certain death last Sunday, April 11.
Edgartown April 15
Spring has sprung! The pinkletinks are peeping, the crocuses are peeking through the as-yet-unraked leaves, the smell of mulch is in the air, and I can't stop sneezing.
Oak Bluffs April 15
Spring brings flowers, green grass, more visitors, and, of course, elections.
Island musicians pay tribute to Neil Young
Chappaquiddick musician and songwriter Kevin Keady joins several other Island musicians in a tribute to Neil Young at The Wharf.
At the seventh Electronics Disposal Day, held at M.
Healthy living, locally
Saturday's Wampanoag Environmental Health Consumer Expo at the regional high school was called "Stewards of Our Island: Local Concerns, Local Solutions.