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SHINE: July 2024

SHINE (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) Barnstable County Regional SHINE office shine@capecod.gov 508-375-6762 Part D Coverage Changes The cost of your Medicare Part D–covered drugs may change...

Tisbury Council on Aging: July 2024

Tisbury Senior Center 34 Pine Tree Road, Vineyard Haven 508-696-4205 tisburyma.gov/council-aging We offer free coffee and tea all day every day! The center is open Monday through Friday,...

Up-Island Council on Aging: July 2024

Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House 1042 State Rd., West Tisbury 508-693-2896 friendsofupislandcouncilonaging.org   There’s always something happening at the Howes House! We are open Monday – Friday, 8:30 am...

Veterans’ Corner: July 2024

Randy Dull, Veterans Agent Phone: 508-693-6887 Email: vetsagent@dukescounty.org The Dukes County Veterans Service Department serves the veterans of all seven towns within Dukes County. The Veterans Service...

Keep our Island beautiful

To the Editor: We who love the beauty of this Island have been picking up and disposing of beach trash for years … Beach BeFrienders...

Turn up the volume on calls for affordable housing legislation

A wave of disappointment is crashing here on the Island in reaction to this week’s news that hopes are fading in this legislative session...

Sunrise Wind cleared to start construction

Another industrial offshore wind farm off the coast of the Vineyard is preparing to start construction.  The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) approved Sunrise...

Court Report: June 6-24, 2024

June 6 James Hart, Vineyard Haven; 28, disorderly conduct, vandalism of property, resisting arrest: continued to pretrial hearing. June 10 Radcliffe Romijn, Vineyard Haven; 52, uninsured motor...

An afternoon of classical piano

Listen to beautiful music while supporting Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard. Pianist Ken Watson will play works by Clara Schumann, Chopin, Beethoven, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, and...

Enameling and cloisonné workshop

Enameling is an ancient art form applying powdered glass to metal and firing it to fuse, in a kiln or with a torch. Learn...

50 years of Jaws

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the filming of Steven Spielberg's "Jaws," shot in various locations on the Island. In celebration, the Edgartown...

Real Estate Transactions: June 17 – 21, 2024

Chilmark  June 21, Hallett Lane LLC sold 25 Old Farm Road to Complete Package LLC for $3,473,000.  Edgartown  June 17, Michael E. Culbert and Janice A. Culbert...

Poet’s Corner: Mr. Bumblebee and Me

Mr. Bumblebee and Me By Liz Splittgerber  I had a happy visit Of the most unusual kind — A bee came to my house today And that I didn't...

Births

Julia Kenney Jovana Kenney and Jason Kenney of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Julia Kenney, on June 17, 2024, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Academic honors

Physical Therapy Research Award Emily Turney from West Tisbury, from New York Institute of Technology School of Health Professions. President's list Cali Giglio of Oak Bluffs, at...

Flag-raising ceremony a joyous occasion

To the Editor: It was a pleasure to attend the flag-raising ceremony at the Tabernacle on Juneteenth.  President Trish Hahn of the Camp Meeting Association welcomed...

Civility gone at Edgartown grocery store

To the Editor: I was so disgusted today about the behavior of a male senior citizen in Edgartown today. A lady in her twenties with...

Supporting LGBTQ veterans in June

To the Editor: The service and sacrifice of all our veterans should be fully recognized, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or HIV status. The...

John William Barrow

John William Barrow, 81, died on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at his home in Vineyard Haven. He was the husband of Harriet M. Barrow.  His...

Juneteenth: A holiday for everyone

At the Tabernacle Flag Pole in Oak Bluffs, Islanders gathered at noon Wednesday for a flag raising ceremony marking Juneteenth, the national holiday that...