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Good Soles good for the soul

To the Editor:  The spring of 2020 brought many changes to our Island lifestyle. A virus called COVID-19 was spreading throughout the U.S., and most...

Local journalism’s value

To the Editor: I am writing to renew my call to support local journalism through the simplest and most direct way — the annual subscription....

Steamship Authority cancels some Sunday ferries

The following trips on SUNDAY 01/17/2021 have been canceled due to Weather conditions. M/V KATAMA 1:35PM Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven M/V KATAMA 2:50PM Vineyard Haven...

Hospital warns of vaccination scam

As with almost everything else, scammers have found a way to give people false hope when it comes to vaccinations. In a press release issued...

Turf field ignores the greater community good

To the Editor: From the point of view of student and community health, environmental health, financial impacts, and basic equity, the artificial turf project at...

Don DePriest

Don DePriest passed away on Jan. 9, 2021, at Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River. He was 74 years old. Don battled cancer for...

Both houses of Congress need to impeach

To the Editor: On Wednesday, Jan. 6, Vineyard activists woke up to the welcome news that the Rev. Raphael Warnock had won his special election,...

Trustees get $50,000 for Long Point restoration

The Baker-Polito administration recently awarded $50,000 to the town of West Tisbury for The Trustees of Reservations to conduct savanna and scrub oak-heath shrubland...

Housing Assistance offers rental assistance

Winter on the Island for the local workforce is difficult, due to the nature of a seasonal economy, but the hardships of the ordinary...

Soups on with Jan Buhrman

Warm up this winter by making a variety of broths, stocks, and soups with Jan Buhrman. In her Soup Series of virtual cooking classes...

Salsa dancing, solo

Join Christina Montoya from the comfort of your home as she teaches Salsa Suelta Cabana. This dance form is performed without a partner, and...

Couch trip to Japan

Travel virtually with Galen Mayhew as he recounts his experiences as an English teacher in a rural Japanese town. He will tell stories about...

Getting your poetry published

So you’ve written a poem and feel ready to send it out. What happens next? The Chilmark library offers a series of workshops titled...

Read the classics in online book group

Spend your winter getting cozy while reading the classics. The Martha’s Vineyard Library Association presents MVLA Classics, a fun and casual book group on...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

On Thursday, Jan. 14, at 5:30 pm, join Hallie Brevetti for Broadway Dance Through the Ages, an online dance class through the West Tisbury...

Enjoy magazines online with the Vineyard Haven library

The Vineyard Haven library's collection of digital magazines has been expanded. Some of the most expensive magazine subscriptions, such as the New York Review...

Tea talk and tasting

The Chilmark library offers a Tea Talk and Tasting with Max Falkowitz, tea consultant and food writer, on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 4 pm....

West Tisbury and Edgartown libraries earn Star ratings

The West Tisbury library received a five-star rating and the Edgartown library received three stars in a national ranking of Library Journal's annual review...

Births: Jan. 8, 2021

Jackson Bazil Dodge Kelly Arruda and Justin Dodge of West Tisbury announce the birth of a son, Jackson Bazil Dodge, on Jan. 8, 2021, at...

Academic honors

President’s list Jeremey Mercier of Edgartown, at SUNY Cobbleskill. Dean's list Alison Daigle of Edgartown, at Curry College.  
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