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Saraf – Massard

Alice Saraf of Arlington proudly announces the engagement of her youngest daughter, Jonanne Saraf of Oak Bluffs, to Gregg Massard of Mashpee, son of...

Bruce McNamee plays the bagpipes

Edgartown Police Chief Bruce McNamee plays the bagpipes ahead of St. Patrick's day for kids at the Edgartown Library. Video by Gabrielle Mannino.

The wow factor

It holds such a majestic spot on the waterfront of Vineyard Haven, and to watch it fall further into disrepair was disappointing — peeling...

Think through battery power

To the Editor:Until we get the storage figured out, this Vineyard Wind project simply takes $2 billion from the Massachusetts tax- and ratepayers’ pockets...

Golf was a success

To the Editor:The Library Friends of Oak Bluffs wish to thank the library staff, our volunteers, and all those who attended the event last...

Flotilla 11-9 command changes

Flotilla 11-9, the Vineyard’s U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary unit, held a Change of Watch ceremony on Saturday at Station Menemsha. The Station Menemsha Officer...

Can’t change monument’s story

To the Editor:With regard to the Civil War memorial in Oak Bluffs, I don't care if the words go or stay. Removing the plaque...

Wants to pass on new baggage policy

To the Editor:I am writing to express my dismay in the new Cape Air baggage transfer policy. As of January, the following change occurred...

Show more compassion

To the Editor:Recently two Island families suffered a most unimaginable tragedy when their babies died, and your recent article "DA’s office investigates deaths of...

Don’t obstruct wind farm development

To the Editor:I was so inspired by my children and the dozens of other Island students who rallied across the Vineyard on Friday to...

A blooming success

To the Editor:The Martha’s Vineyard Cancer Support Group would like to express heartfelt thanks to the many members of our Island community who devoted...

Help end the housing crisis

To the Editor:It is well known that many Island residents are functionally homeless. These folks do the “Vineyard shuffle” each spring. According to the...

It’s time to improve fields

To the Editor:Improving the athletic fields at the MVRHS has been discussed for the last four years. It started with a plan developed by...

Sophie Nevin wins medal at the Scholastic Art Awards

MVRHS sophomore Sophie Nevin recently won a national silver medal at the 2019 Scholastic Art Awards for her photograph "Two-Headed Monster."The national award ceremony...

Rise choreography onstage at the PAC

Dancers from the 2019 Rise Dance Company will perform their awardwinning competition choreography on Sunday, March 24, at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center...

Group art exhibit and reception: “b l u e”

On Sunday, March 24, from 2 to 4 pm, the West Tisbury library will offer a reception to celebrate “b l u e,” a...

Design Q+A: How do we design our homes so we can ‘Age in Place’?

Have you designed a house, or even just a room, to accommodate the needs of older or handicapped people? “Aging in place is important...

Disturbing lack of civility

To the Editor: I noticed no mention in your article of the harassment that some schoolchildren received while peacefully protesting their government's policies on climate...

Making friends with your mind

Dharma teacher Khaydroup Zangmo will be at the West Tisbury library on Friday, March 22, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm to give a...

‘Shark tank,’ Martha’s Vineyard edition

Head to the Old Whaling Church on Tuesday, March 26, from 6:30 to 8 pm for an energetic and fast-paced “Shark Tank” style pitch...