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55Plus: MVCL Supportive Day Program to reopen in-person Monday, Oct. 19

Tell us the latest news at the Center. Like everyone else on Martha's Vineyard, we closed the physical building on March 13, in line with...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library hosts Healthy Aging M.V. while they present an Advance Care Planning Workshop on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 5 pm. The...

Golf classic scores big for Hospice of M.V.

The 10th annual Hospice of Martha's Vineyard Golf Classic was played in classic Island September weather Sunday at Mink Meadows golf course. According to...

Poet’s Corner

..before compassion.. By Michael Oliveira I knew my father's knuckles better than his palms.. now, he gasps, toothless, quivering; hollow cheek flesh veins and bones; furtive breaths.... I need him stronger; equipped to handle the...

Academic honors

Dean's list Troy Lawrence Silva of Vineyard Haven, at Wentworth Institute of Technology.  

Births

Grayson Alexander Monteiro Emily Monteiro and Joseph Monteiro of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Grayson Alexander Monteiro, on Sept. 14, 2020, at Martha's...

Court report: Sept. 8 – 21, 2020

Sept. 8, 2020 Angela Jones, Vineyard Haven; DOB 2/5/88, assault and battery on a family/household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, trespassing with...

Real Estate Transactions: Week of Sept. 14 – 19, 2020

AQUINNAH Sept. 15, Allen Razdow and Darrel Razdow, a.k.a. Darrell Razdow, sold 23 Oxcart Road to Stig Leschly for $1,700,000. CHILMARK Sept. 17, Sung Yoo Hait, trustee...

More bike paths needed

To the Editor: Regarding Holly Linton's letter, "Use the Bike Path" (Sept. 17), I agree that for the safety of all of us, bikers should...

Jeffrey A. Shenefelt

In August 2020, Jeffrey Shenefelt died at his home in Vineyard Haven. Jeff was born in Cincinnati, Oooo-high-oh, as Jeff liked to say, on Feb....

Joseph Francis Duart III

Joseph Francis Duart III (“Chuck”), 69, of Vineyard Haven, passed away on Sept. 18, 2020, at Cape Cod Hospital. He was the husband of...

Steven John Milkovich

Steven John Milkovich, 55, of Edgartown, passed away on Sept. 22, 2020.  A complete obituary will appear in a later edition of this paper, and...

William Dean Holtham

William Dean Holtham, 71, passed away at his home in Kingfield, Maine, on Sept. 10, 2020. Summarizing a life well-lived by “Willy D” (his nickname,...

An insult to American soldiers

To the Editor: Recently there has been widespread publicity and controversy over accusations — which he denies — that Donald Trump has denigrated members of our...

SSA issues travel alert; diverts boats

On Monday afternoon, the Steamship Authority issued the following travel alert: "The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from 9 am to...

Can’t support parallel parking plan

To the Editor: I wanted to comment about the new "street design" for Oak Bluffs. My concerns are: Will spaces be large enough to comfortably...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, according to published reports. Ginsburg was 87. Reports of her death...

The Jam and Jelly Makers

Culling berries from the Island’s beach plum bushes, strawberry patches, or Russian olive trees, or using pineapple and grapefruit from other places: Five jam...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Martha’s Vineyard Newly Listed Homes for Sale

Real Estate Confidential is a bi-weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by...

Complete the census form

To the Editor: The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard is urging EVERYONE to be counted in the 2020 census — citizens and noncitizens,...