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Let freedom ring

To the Editor: This Fourth of July will be the first Fourth of July without residents, shoppers, and merchants gathering on Main Street to share...

Reflecting on voters’ choices

Election season is finally over. After being delayed for more than two months because of the pandemic, the last voters from West Tisbury cast...

Treasure trove of Island artists

In one Vineyard Artisans Festival location online, you can shop the sites of almost 50 Vineyard artisans, many of whom offer promotions, virtual studio...

July Fourth tradition continues

A peaceful space and the quiet time needed to grow as an artist — that is part of the important mission of Renaissance House...

July Fourth parade to the Cliffs

Celebrate the Fourth of July with the Island community by cheering a parade of floats and listening to festive music. The procession will begin...

Robyn Bandele Nash

Robyn Bandele Nash, Esq., of Edgartown, a dancer and attorney, died peacefully on June 25, 2020. Her 14-year journey with cancer ended surrounded by...

Celebration of life for Patrick Ryer

A celebration of life for Patrick (“Pat”) Ryer will be held at 1045 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach, Fla., on July 8, 2020. Pat was...

John Stewart Moffet

John Stewart Moffet passed away peacefully in his Edgartown home, surrounded by his family, after a courageous battle with cancer. John was born in Peoria,...

Show respect, wear a mask

To the Editor: On June 1, a protest of historic proportions occurred at Five Corners. About 400 people showed up to take a knee against...

Allan F. Davey

Allan F. Davey, 85, died on Monday morning, June 29, 2020, at his home in Vineyard Haven. He was predeceased by his wife, Judith...

Mary Stokes French

Mary Stokes French, 92, of West Tisbury, passed away on June 29, 2020, at her home. She was the wife of the late George...

Carl E. Greer Jr.

Carl E. Greer Jr., 84, died Saturday night, June 27, 2020, at his home at Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs.  A memorial service will be...

Christopher Fried

A longtime resident of Martha’s Vineyard, Christopher Owen Fried died on June 20, 2020. He was 73 years old. Chris is survived by his daughter,...

Robyn Bandele Nash

Robyn Bandele Nash, Esq., 66, of Edgartown died on Thursday evening, June 25, 2020, at the family home in Oak Bluffs.  She was predeceased by...

Legion will fly your flag

To the Editor: As you know, many U.S. flags that have covered the casket of a loved one are sitting and collecting dust, or packed...

Congratulations are in order

To the Editor: It gives me great pleasure every year to be invited by the remarkable Chris Baer, director of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High...

Peaceful demonstration planned for July 4

The M.V. Peace Council, M.V. Quaker meeting, and Indivisible M.V. are all sponsoring a Silent Witness for Peace and Justice on July 4 in...

Donald Hurley Jr.

Donald Hurley Jr., beloved husband of 51 years to the late Nancy Mae Hurley, died on March 18, 2020, after a long illness. He...

Katherine G. Manning

Katherine G. Manning, 96, of Oak Bluffs, formerly of North Quincy, passed away on June 23, 2020. Katherine was a member of the Holy Ghost...

Save the shade trees

To the Editor: The MVC’s Climate Action Task Force has a good selection of capable people who are looking at the issue of energy use,...