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A grand kickoff for the Fair

To the Editor,The Fair Committee of the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society would like to thank the Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust for allowing us to stage our parade celebrating the 150th agricultural fair at theGrange Hall.

Comcast should serve all of Edgartown

As seasonal residents of Edgartown, we applaud the efforts to expand cable service to Chappy.

No Chappy service, no Comcast

In the 21st Century, high speed internet is a utility.

Edgartown selectmen must step up on Comcast deal

You are the key to getting cable service to Chappaquiddick.

Oak Bluffs Senior Center cuts a ‘crime’

I attended the Oak Bluffs selectmen's meeting on September 6 and was totally appalled at the suggestion made by the finance committee to dismiss the three-person staff of the Senior Center and replace it with a staff of one person — a coordinator they called it — with the rest of the staff just volunteers.

Seagull heist

When I was 17, my Aunt Marcia took me to have my ears pierced in Vineyard Haven and then purchased a lovely pair of hammered gold earrings from Mark Lender, a goldsmith on Main Street.

Their last word

I spent a wonderful weekend this summer at Martha's Vineyard, which was lovely and unforgettable.

A note from the Publisher

The Times discovered this weekend that hackers had molested the newspaper's website,

Jerome Healy

Jerome "Buddy" Healy died early Friday morning, September 9, surrounded by his loving family and partner, at Massachusetts General Hospital from complications resulting from a recent surgery.

Herbert Isaacs

A ceremony to bury the cremains of Herbert Isaacs will he held at 12 noon on Wednesday, September 21, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Vineyard Haven.

Gardner Winston Baldwin

Gardner Winston Baldwin of Vineyard Haven died Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Multiage classrooms prove a success at Chilmark School

The Chilmark School will add an additional K/1 classroom and two new staff members, this year.

At West Tisbury School, exciting changes inside and out

West Tisbury School is off to a fresh start with new renovations and changes in organization and staff.

Tisbury School’s new principal brings experience as an alumnus

As an alumnus and new principal of Tisbury School, John Custer knows the school recognizes each student's individual talents.

Martha’s Vineyard high school blends new initiatives with the familiar

MVRHS principal Stephen Nixon calls for students and parents to get involved.

Martha’s Vineyard school leader is ready for a new year

Martha's Vineyard school superintendent James Weiss describes changes, challenges in the new year.

Thanks from the Edgartown Library Foundation

I realize I am not much of a public speaker, but I'm working on that skill.

About the walk

After winning the 24th annual Sullivan Walk for Health and Fitness for the fourth year in a row, I was excited to see my name in the paper, but, as always, your sports coverage was lacking.