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Oak Bluffs Council on Aging — August 2021

We have met weekly for the past month to plan for the modified reopening of the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging. After great thought...

Tisbury Council on Aging — August 2021

The Tisbury Council on Aging has reopened and is bringing groups back. For questions, additional information, or to sign up for programs, call us...

Support for housing bill 

To the Editor: I write today in support of H.2895, an act empowering cities and towns to impose a fee on home sales over $1...

‘ROUND-THE-ISLAND Race (top three results)

Class 0 - ORC (seven boats) Christopher Dragon XI, Ker 40+, Andrew and Linda Weiss, Mamaronek, N.Y. Rikki, R/P 42, Bruce Chafee,...

Tiasquam Road property will be restored

To the Editor: On July 16th, the anniversary of our dad’s birthday, our family celebrated a closing with the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank to purchase...

55Plus: Coupons for farmer’s markets

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands will be distributing coupons for individuals who are 60 years of age or older and low...

SHINE News: Prescription Advantage may help with drug costs

In 2021, you fall into the Medicare Part D gap when the negotiated retail cost of your medications  reaches $4,130. Once in the gap,...

Snaps power past Mama’s Girls, 18-7

The second-seeded Snaps (8-5) moved into the winners bracket of the double-elimination Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Softball League playoffs with a convincing 18-7 win over...

Veteran’s Corner

VA’s Caregiver Support Program (CSP) offers services to those caring for Veterans, including on-line courses, face-to-face classes, telephone support, and peer support. Services are...

Poet’s Corner

A poem for Lon Allan: Rest in Peace, Dear Brother By Sylvia M. Jackson I. Rest in peace, dear brother The sea, it beckons thee Aquinnah is the land you...

Court Report: July 12 – 22, 2021

July 12, 2021 Keith R. Crossland, Oak Bluffs; DOB 05/20/1984, violating abuse prevention order: continued to pre-trial conference. Nicholas J. Hoitt, Rockland; DOB 07/12/1991, trespassing: to...

Births

William Charles Bishop V Grace Bishop and William Bishop of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, William Charles Bishop V, on July 19, 2021,...

Real Estate Transactions: July 19 – 23, 2021

Chilmark July 19, Diane Sherlock sold 8 Paddock Circle to Alfred Lewis for $448,000. Edgartown July 19, Richard K. Haslet and Christine A. Haslet sold 4 MacGregor...

Ronald Burns Campbell, Jr.

Ronald Burns Campbell, Jr., born July 12, 1938, in New York City, died on July 25, 2021, at his home in Edgartown, Massachusetts. Known...

Affordable housing is part of the solution

To the Editor: This letter was sent in support of H.2895 to the Joint Committee on Revenue. I write today in support of H.2895, an act...

A. Jeffrey Dando

A. Jeffrey ("Jeff") Dando, born in 1938, died Sunday morning, July 18, 2021, after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease, which he handled with...

Pauline Ann Gregory

Pauline Gregory, (more affectionately known as Polly, Nana, Gramma, Momma, Mom) was born on March 12, 1939, and raised on Martha’s Vineyard. She lived...

John Robert Jahries

John Robert Jahries, better known as Bob, was born on May 8, 1930, in Summit, NJ. He died peacefully at his home in Vineyard...

Celebration of life for Robert Fokos

Please join us in honoring Robert Fokos’ life at 11 am on Friday, August 6, at Abel’s Hill Cemetery in Chilmark. All are welcome....
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