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How much is too much?

The 304-acre parcel purchased for $27 million by the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank and Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation raises some interesting questions about preserving open...

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

Friday, Sept 18, is National POW/MIA Recognition Day. According to an email from Dukes County Veterans Service Officer Bruce Montrose, this observance is held...

19th annual Children’s Memorial Ceremony

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum will hold the 19th annual Children’s Memorial Ceremony of Remembrance at the Edgartown Lighthouse Children’s Memorial from 11 am to...

Work it out with FARM Institute

To the Editor: We are deeply disappointed to learn that the Edgartown conservation commission has evicted the FARM Institute, managed by the Trustees of Reservations,...

Yard Sale Trail

To the Editor: A big thank-you to the people who donated items and to the folks who had the many yard sales this past weekend...

Yard sales build for the future

To the Editor: On Saturday, Sept. 5, Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard had its first Island-wide yard sale. Ten yard sales were held simultaneously...

Remembering a friend to the Island

To the Editor: The Island has lost a great friend. Governor Stephen E. Merrill died at his home in Manchester, N.H., on Sept. 5, surrounded...

Rising with the moon

Join author Alice Early in discussing her awardwinning debut novel, "The Moon Always Rising," which tells the story of a woman from the highlands...

Oktoberfest with an Island twist

Celebrate Oktoberfest and enjoy German food and beverages that are traditionally served during this popular event in Europe. Seaweed's restaurant in Oak Bluffs is...

Develop an artist’s eye

View artistic images of the 2018 and ’19 Agricultural Fairs taken by professional photographers, and ponder the meaning or story behind them. In this...

Online dance class with the Yard

Online dance class is returning this fall, thanks to the West Tisbury library’s programming department. Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, at 2 pm, the Yard...

William Dean Holtham

William Dean Holtham, 71, died suddenly on Thursday morning, Sept. 10, 2020, at his home in Kingfield, Maine. He was the husband of Madeline...

Poet’s Corner

Fair Thee Well By Christine G. Burke No fair, no ferris wheel this year! Remember the stomach turning shoot-the-shoot with the screaming children hot dogs, funnel cakes, shoo...

Coming up at the West Tisbury library

The West Tisbury library invites kids and families to drop by the Field Gallery for a storywalk for kids and families, from 11 am...

Vineyard Haven library offers events

The Vineyard Haven library offers Advance Care Planning with Healthy Aging M.V. on Monday, Sept. 21, at 10 am. Sharing your wishes for end-of-life...

Births

Maren Louise Brown Galen Brown and William Brown of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Maren Louise Brown, on Sept. 9, 2020, at...

Academic honors

Honor society Angela Hayes of Vineyard Haven, Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in psychology, at Lasell University.  

Court report: Sept. 8, 2020

SEPT. 8, 2020 Anthony M. Cardoza, Vineyard Haven; DOB 1/18/90, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes...

Real Estate Transactions: Sept. 7 – 11, 2020

CHILMARK Sept. 8, Marc R. Villa and Margaret W. Villa sold 11 Howell Lane to Frank R. Bazos and Sarah L. Bazos for $2,660,000. Sept. 8,...

Use the bike path

To the Editor: Sometimes I ask myself, Why does Martha’s Vineyard even have a bike path? As bikers race down the Edgartown–West Tisbury Road, it...