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Edgartown selectmen rule on dog attack

Edgartown selectmen agreed unanimously Monday to order pit bull owner Kyle Byrne of 3A Boylston Drive to post a $200 bond for a year on the dog.

How Island kids spend the summer

Martha's Vineyard is a busy place for teens in the summer.

Elita ways in

Ross Gannon began building his boat, Elita, almost 18 years ago.

Kathleen A. Gillis

Kathleen Ann (McLean) Gillis of Vineyard Haven died at Martha's Vineyard Hospital on Friday, July 9, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Gertrude H. B. Meras

A memorial celebration of the life of Gertrude Harned (Bonnie) Bunting Meras of East Chop, who died November 29 in Oak Bluffs, will be held this Saturday, July 17, at 11 am at the West Tisbury Congregational Church.

Robert J. Mocarski

An accomplished pilot, his first view of the Vineyard was from his Cessna 172 high over Nantucket Sound on his approach to the airport.

Loretta Balla

Loretta (Di Domenico) Balla, owner of the Seaview Hotel in Oak Bluffs, died May 28 at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth with family and friends by her side.

A community that cares and acts

It is with a heavy heart and great pride that I write this letter about the tragic bicycle accident last week in Tisbury.

Gratitude abounds

To the Editor:The free Pancake Breakfast on July 3, honoring our Island veterans who sacrificed so much forthe freedom of our country was a big success.

Is a university extension program possible here?

To the Editor:I remember when the Nathan Mayhew Seminars started years ago on the Island, and I was excited about the possibilities.

Toward bicycle safety

On behalf of the Martha's Vineyard Camp-Meeting Association, I want to thank Chief Blake and the Oak Bluffs Police for providing officers to conduct a Bicycle Safety Clinic held at the campground on Saturday (July 10).

What’s my story?

The Edgartown Public Library and I began building our story about five years ago, when my mother and I moved to Edgartown from Oak Bluffs.

George G. Daniels

George Goetz Daniels, Time Magazine journalist and a leading advocate for Martha's Vineyard wildlife conservation, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 under the warm care of Long Hill Assisted Living in Edgartown.

Sail MV “” Seafood Banquet to Vineyard Cup

More than 300 people attended Sail MV's 19th Annual Seafood Banquet and Auction on Saturday, July 10.


A celebration of the life of Tom Osmers will be held this Saturday, July 17, at the MV Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury.

TTOR gives shorebird nesting update

The Trustees of Reservations (TTOR) are monitoring the nesting progress of four species of shorebirds on the properties they own or manage in Edgartown — Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge, Wasque Reservation, and Norton Point Beach.

Wonderful celebration

The Memorial Day Picnic Committee would like to thank the nearly 400 people who joined us at the Tisbury Waterworks for another wonderful Memorial Day celebration this year.