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Market owner says Oak Bluffs rezoning will promote safety

At the public meeting in April last year, people blamed Tony's Market for the traffic congestion and dangerous mix of cars, trucks, and pedestrians near the store.

Great story, great partners

Thanks so much for the great story by Whit Griswold with photos by Ralph Stewart of our Dress A Girl Around the World sewing event.

John H. Overtoom

John Henry Overtoom died on January 14, 2011, in his winter home in Madison, N.

Another very successful year

The hospitality committee of the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury thanks the always dependable Cronig's Market and Black Dog Cafe, for their generous donations to the Wednesday community suppers.

Meaningful help

We thank Chris Wells for his generous donations to support literacy education, as well as a bullying-prevention program at the Oak Bluffs School.

Wildly successful

On March 26, our Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Team, Imma Be the Cure, was wildly successful in hosting our fundraising event at The Wharf Restaurant in Edgartown.

Mary M. Butynski

Mary (Malawka) Butynski of Edgartown died on Monday, April 4, at Windemere Nursing Home.

Doris P. Wheaton

Doris Paris Wheaton, 80, of Montclair, N.

Chilmark teacher’s origami outreach to Japan earthquake victims

Chilmark School teacher Susan Larsen and her students want to send a symbol of hope and strength to Japan.

Patricia A. de Koven

Patricia Anne de Koven of Vineyard Haven died at Martha's Vineyard Hospital on Tuesday, April 5, 2011.

West Tisbury

I saw my first-of-the-season redwing blackbird Friday afternoon at Katherine Long's house.

Where will the follow-up be displayed?

Rush to judgment? When you find out the details of the

Wonderful help

We would like to thank the staff and nurses of the Martha's Vineyard Hospital for the great care and compassion you showed to our mom and to us over the last year.

The prescription medicines problem

We are very concerned about the recent spate of

Edgartown treatment plant woes no surprise

The day-to-day task of managing any successful business, including the Edgartown Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) requires great focus and lots of time overseeing the multi-faceted tasks of septage inflow, outgoing sludge, employees, sewer bills, plant maintenance, DEP-required testing, and laboratory work, to name a few.

A helping hand, a familiar one, every step along the way

This winter I had my first ride in an Edgartown ambulance, not a joy ride, but the real thing.

Global meltdown

Portugal, Spain, Greece, UK, Ireland, Jordan, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Ivory Coast, Syria, and Bahrain, to name a few, are in the midst of a "meltdown.

Right and wrong in Oak Bluffs town government

I know that soon Oak Bluffs will hold an annual town meeting as well as a special town meeting.