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Wouldn’t you love to be the real Santa?

To the Editor:Wouldn’t you love to be the real Santa Claus? You’d have to have an authentic, snowy white beard so that when the little...

Camron Ray Jay Samuels

Shana Kay and Ray Joy Samuels of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a son, Camron Ray Jay Samuels, on Dec. 5, 2019, at...

Remy Sebastian Lopez Foote

Caitlin Foote and Cristian Lopez of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Remy Sebastian Lopez Foote, on Nov. 25, 2019, at the...

Olive Elizabeth Decker

Katherine Wilson and Casey Decker of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Olive Elizabeth Decker, on Sept. 9, 2019, at the Martha’s...

Academic honors

GRADE 12 High honors: Lauren Boyd, Peter Burke, Molly Carroll, Catherine Cherry, Kelly Cleary, Anne Culbert, Annabelle Cutrer, Nicole deBettencourt, Jaiden Edelman, Owen Favreau, Julia...

SSA to hold ‘help session’ at V.H. Library

The Steamship Authority plans to hold a “help session” on Monday, Dec. 16, from 3 to 5 pm at the Vineyard Haven library. The...

Plastic Free MV wins environmental stewardship award

Plastic Free Martha’s Vineyard, the group of fifth and sixth grade environmental activists who pushed a ban on single-use plastics in up-Island towns, received...

Hospital decorates, donates trees to community

The staff at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) has decorated trees, which will be donated to community organizations and families in need of a Christmas...

Memorial Saturday for Robert George Parkhurst

Robert George Parkhurst (“Bob”), 67, of Edgartown passed on Nov. 16, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, with his wife, daughters, and granddaughter by his...

Sad to be reminded of intolerance

To the Editor:Sad to know that in the 21st century that homophobia is still prevalent in our small community (“Homophobic decals affixed to Vineyard...

Richard Olejarz

Richard Olejarz, 72, of New Bedford, formerly of Vineyard Haven, passed away at his home on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019. He was the son...

Schools have two-hour delay

A morning snow storm has forced Island schools to have a two-hour delay Wednesday. Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School,...

November, 2019 ‘Do you know’ contest winner and answers

Richard Leonard won the November "Do you know" contest in The Minute, but correctly identifying Donnie Muckerheide on November 8. The answers are below... 

WHOI launches presidential search

The board of trustees at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is seeking a new president after the institution’s current president and director, Mark Abbott,...

Felix Neck receives solar grant

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary has received a $30,000 matching grant from TernSolar that could help achieve the goal of the sanctuary being net-zero for...

Tree lighting takes a village

To the Editor:There is a special feeling of friendship and community that happens every year when we come together to help make the Oak...

Steamship Authority cancels most evening ferries

The Steamship Authority has canceled ferries through the 7:30 Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven route, due to weather.The SSA advises travelers on remaining boats...

Photos: Tisbury winter welcome

Main Street, Vineyard Haven was decked out in holiday decor for Sunday's Shop2Share event featuring horse-drawn carriage rides, throwback holiday tunes, wreaths and Christmas...

Photos: ‘Cold Hands, Warm Heart’

The Island Community Chorus presented its annual holiday concert over the weekend. This year's theme was "Cold Hands, Warm Heart." The choir is directed...

Disappointed with headline

To the Editor:As a member of the Island clergy, and a resident pastor, I wanted to speak to the recent act of affixing offensive...