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Daniel L. Donaldson

Daniel L. Donaldson, 81, of West Tisbury, died unexpectedly at his home on Jan. 12, 2024. He was the husband of Kathryn Lang Donaldson.  His...

Services Thursday for Cristofer N. Vought

Cristofer N. Vought, 24, of Oak Bluffs, died on Jan. 24, 2024, at his home in Quincy, while attending barber school. He was the...

Leigh J. Rogers

Leigh J. Rogers of Oak Bluffs died on Friday, Jan. 19, 2024, at the age of 63, at his home. He was the son of...

Handing over the keys

To the Editor: It is great to have an on-Island, full-service locksmith. I was so happy to have Bill Burke take over my business to...

Vineyard boys swim team wins regional championship

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School swim team had a big win on Saturday, placing first in the 5th Annual Cape and Island League...

Vineyard gets state funding against invasive beetles 

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The Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation is receiving $75,000 in state funding to help prevent the spread of the invasive Southern pine beetle on the Island. The...

Richard Dana Sherman Sr.

Richard Dana Sherman Sr. of Falmouth died on Jan. 24, 2024, at the age of 100.  Mr. Sherman was born on Oct. 7, 1923, in...

Resource theft in Gaza rarely discussed

To the Editor: The 2023 holiday season film line-up reverberated curiously with the Israeli war on Gaza. One of the top films on the viewing schedule...

Don’t change Tisbury shellfish regs

To the Editor: As a resident of Lagoon Pond with an aquaculture plot right in front of my house, I have to say I am...

Review of Trustees’ OSV application extended

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The Edgartown conservation commission voted this week to continue its review and public hearing for the Trustees of Reservations’ application to sell over-sand vehicle...

Freight scheduling fraught

To the Editor: Today, two voting members of the Steamship Authority board, representing Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, control 70 percent of the Steamship Authority board...

Support body cameras for Island police

George Floyd’s 2020 murder at the hands of Minneapolis police changed the way America thinks about policing. We only know what happened because an...

Biden-Harris should support U.N. genocide case

To the Editor: I have to say that as much as I despise Trump and would never vote for him, I no longer feel that...

Support Vineyard Montessori School

To the Editor: With the childcare issue on this Island becoming dire, the Montessori school is stepping up to help fill that gap. The amount...

Cocaine bust reported in Edgartown

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Two individuals were arrested in Edgartown for alleged drug charges last week. Ryan Camacho, 22, of Edgartown, and Bailey Francis, 23, of Oak Bluffs were...

Chain reaction activity

Build a fun Rube Goldberg–esque contraption (intentionally designed to perform a simple task in an indirect, overly complicated way) at the West Tisbury library...

Island Alpaca walk and talk

Alpacas are gentle souls, and they like company, so take a stroll with one and get to know it better during Alpaca Walk and...

Full moon owl prowl

Who? You. Get outside and join an owl prowl. Owls are quiet critters, silently flying through the Island woods and fields. They communicate, however,...

Upcoming activities at the West Tisbury library

Jason Mazar-Kelly will lead an all-levels virtual Kripalu Flow Yoga Class via Zoom on Friday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 pm. Visit wholesomemv.com to sign...

Up-Island Council on Aging: February 2024

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Up-Island Council on Aging, Howes House 1042 State Rd., West Tisbury Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4 pm, closed holidays 508-693-2896 friendsofupislandcouncilonaging.org There’s always something happening at the...