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Google still mixed up on Beach Road

Although Google now labels Beach Road in Vineyard Haven correctly on its online Maps service, some mistakes persist nearly a week after it mislabled...

Peter R. Hefler

A celebration of life service for Peter R. Hefler is planned for Saturday, June 1, at 2 pm at Chapman Funerals in Oak Bluffs,...

Robert Smith Bruguiere

A graveside service for Robert Smith Bruguiere will be held at the Edgartown New West Side Cemetery on Monday, June 3, at 11 am....

Peter Hefler

Maj. Peter R. Hefler, USAF (Ret.), a transportation aficionado and the Vineyard Transit Authority’s biggest enthusiast, died March 24 after a long battle with...

Gail Knight Derick

Gail Knight Derick, 89, passed away following a brief illness on March 23, 2024, surrounded by her loving family.  Gail was born on May 25,...

Diego Messina

Diego Messina, a spirited and adventurous soul, left us at the age of 90 for the great golf course in the sky. Born on a...

Services Saturday for Lawrence O. Stearns

A graveside service for Lawrence O. Stearns (“Larry”) will be held at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Oak Bluffs on May 25, at 1...

Kayaker rescued near Little Bridge

Oak Bluffs emergency crews rescued a kayaker whose boat had flipped in frigid waters and who had stopped breathing Friday morning,  Oak Bluffs Fire Chief...

Both sides responsible for peace

To the Editor: I am writing in reply to David Mintz's letter regarding student protests and the war in Gaza. It's so easy to call...

Steamship shows its arrogance … again

In the news last week, the Steamship Authority administration recommended providing a permit to a New Bedford company to deliver freight trucks from the...

Recovery Cafe at the Red House

Members and volunteers cook together and prepare a nourishing, wholesome lunch, provided free to those in the recovery community. Help with preparation, cooking, and/or...

Porchfest in Edgartown

Gather your friends and family for Porchfest at the Edgartown library. Enjoy an hour of live music on the lawn, featuring the eclectic and...

Crystal healing

Some people believe that crystals have healing abilities for the mind, body, and soul. Certified crystal practitioner Sue Angeley will hold a presentation at...

Island seniors face tax disparity

To the Editor: This letter was sent to state lawmakers representing the Islands. As the Island coordinator for the volunteer AARP Tax Aide program for nearly...

Appreciation for local spa 

To the Editor: I am a former Island resident and nurse at M.V. Hospital, and I still spend a part of my summer here and...

Smooth ride on the SSA

To the Editor: We often hear disparaging comments about the Steamship Authority, so it feels good to compliment good service. I sold my 1948 Jeepster to...

It isn’t just whales hurt by fishing

To the Editor: Did your lobster kill a whale? The chances are higher than you might think. Entanglement from discarded lobster fishing gear is one...

Births

Jocelyn Charlotte D’Muhala Sarah Gruner and Christopher D’Muhala of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Jocelyn Charlotte D’Muhala, on May 7, 2024, at...

Court Report: May 3-6, 2024

May 3 Mayron Nascimento, Oak Bluffs; 28, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no inspection/sticker, registration not in possession: continued to pretrial hearing. Kaique Olivera-Silva, Oak...

Electronics Disposal Day coming up

Electronics Disposal and Shred Day is on Saturday, May 18, from 9 am to 2 pm, hosted by MV Community Services in partnership with...