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No more years for Governor Patrick

Some have called for a referendum on the subject of wind factories planned in federal and state waters to surround the Vineyard.

Driver education needed

I think it is a serious mistake not to offer an in-school based driving school for our teenagers.

A fishing pier and an imperishable bond

About 32 years ago, my dad took my son down to the Oak Bluffs Steamship pier to fish.

TTOR management must be corrected

I've sent this letter to Andrew Kendall, president of The Trustees of Reservations.

Duncan Kreamer

Duncan Kreamer, 92, died in Phoenix, Maryland, on October 8.

Meredith J. Aldrich

Life-long educator Meredith Jane Aldrich, founder of Children's Hours School in Geneva, N.


Robert "Bob" Darlington died on Monday, October 11, at home in Oak Bluffs.

Normand M. Ponte

Normand Machado Ponte of Oak Bluffs died October 6, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital after a brief illness.

Services Thursday for Mary R. Fisher, who lived more than a century

Mary Rose Fisher, 103, of Edgartown died Sunday, October 10, 2010 at Windemere Nursing Home.

The moment for improving tolerance

To the Editor:I have sent this letter to Martha's Vineyard Regional School District's superintendent's office.

Beer and wine licenses will multiply

To the Editor:During the debate over alcohol in Tisbury, some of us raised concerns about the very high number of licenses that selectmen could potentially grant.

A partnership for housing

This past month four Island families were awarded the dream of affordable homeownership in Tisbury on Lambert's Cove Road.

Simple Vineyard kindness

To the Editor:Why is the Vineyard special? My husband and I were working on a project that required a piece of copper.

Better crosswalk marking needed

This letter was written to the Tisbury selectmen and the Department of Public Works.

Deborah J. Sankey

A Memorial celebration for family and friends of Deborah J.

September tax revenues provide some optimism

The state's September tax collection report showed signs of life within the Massachusetts economy, leading Patrick administration officials to express optimism that the state is shaking the cobwebs of the recession and climbing out from the cellar of the historic downturn.

Vote no on Question Two

Question two on the ballot this November 2 would repeal our state's main affordable housing law.


It was such a beautiful September day that we didn't notice at first that the store sign was gone.