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Nutritionist offers colorful tips for cooking with the kids

Vineyard dietitian Josh Levy whipped up three dishes and offered tips for cooking with kids at a workshop at the YMCA.

Vineyarders share stories from life in Israel

On Sunday, Elizabeth Langer and Richard Chused spoke at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center about living in Israel.

Rain did not dampen school solar car competition

Student solar car racers turned to battery power to test their mettle Saturday. The race also tested the student's solar knowledge and design skills.


On behalf of my entire staff, Vineyard Complementary Medicine extends our sincerest gratitude to all the businesses and individuals that supported our team building retreat and networking scavenger hunt: Chesca's Restaurant, Keidy at Crossfit, Nisa Fit, The Y, B Strong, the staff at Vineyard Pilates, Wheel Happy, Blissed Out, The Edgartown Police, Red Pony Farm, and Coop Deville.

Your help is needed

This past Memorial Day commemorated the 20th year of our Avenue of Flags, at Oak Grove Cemetery in Tisbury.

What a delight

The students who participated in the 9th Solar Car Race on June 2 — from the Charter, Edgartown, Tisbury, West Tisbury, and Oak Bluffs schools — were exceedingly well prepared in all ways, by their teachers and by their own enthusiastic approach to learning about renewable source of solar energy.

He hates it

Hate the new font you're using for headlines.

More information is available

I have read Michelle Williams's excellent article on the landlord-tenant seminar (May 31, "

Bravo zulu

For all of us who take for granted our police and EMT personnel, when it comes to emergency medical response I say, "OMG, these folks are unbelievable.

A contribution that outlives him

At the recent memorial service for John Ebbs who passed away on March 16, we ran out of time before I had the opportunity to talk about the tremendous gift John gave us by taking the lead in creating the Island Community Chorus that we have loved for the past 15 years.

A country neighborhood no more

Things have changed in our quiet, country neighborhood since the new, taller, bigger White-Lynch asphalt tower was erected at Goodale's ever-expanding pit.

Mary Lu Healey

Mary Lu Healey of Oak Bluffs died on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Jane Cottle Baker

Jane Cottle Baker died on April 9, 2012, at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven.

In about face, FARM Institute agrees to antenna in Katama silo

FARM officials told Edgartown selectmen Tuesday the project could go forward. That decision prompted one resignation.

Charter School eighth graders traveled ten days in Italy

Along with the opportunity to view art and architecture, students spent time with Italian families and attended a school in San Giovanni Valdarno.

Freetown votes no on Wampanoag Tribe casino proposal

Wampanoag hunt for a mainland site for a full-service casino moves now to nearby Lakeville.

Permanent Endowment seeks Creative Living Award nominations

The Permanent Endowment Fund for Martha's Vineyard is accepting nominations for the 2012 Creative Living Award.

SSA officials discuss cost of service

Analysis of the Steamship Authority (SSA) rate structure, prepared by boatline management, shows that the cost of service on the Martha's Vineyard routes decreased by $62,244, or 0.

Phyllis H. Conway

Phyllis Hutchinson Conway died on May 29, 2012 after a long bout with breathing problems.