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What values? – A question for sports

In today's world, I believe that participation in sports by young people is very important.

A lifesaving lesson

I hope my experience, as outlined in this letter, may save a life or make the life of a caretaker, either the family or a professional, easier.

What to do with those new light bulbs

All I read about is the new light bulbs and how they will save me something.

Mill Pond’s future needs careful judgment by West Tisbury voters

There has been a lot of discussion and information lately about West Tisbury's Mill Pond.

Nancy Bradford Whiting

Nancy Bradford Whiting, known for her gentle and compassionate nature, died of a heart attack at her home in Montpelier, Vermont, on February 3, 2012.

Zelda Kaplan

Zelda Kaplan, women's rights activist and beloved nightlife darling, died Wednesday, February 15, in New York City of natural causes.

Jeremy Mayhew blends his Vineyard roots and his imagination

Jeremy Mayhew of Chilmark shot his first film pursuing swordfish offshore. Who knows where his next one will be set.

Richard Ashton Hutchinson

Richard Ashton (Dick) Hutchinson of Vineyard Haven, died peacefully at home, surrounded by family on February 1, 2012 after a brief battle with cancer.


All of us on the board of the Edgartown Library Foundation (ELF) thank all of you who made our Tour of Italy event at Lattanzi's a fun and successful evening.

Hockey ahead, time to cheer

What a lineup ahead of us this weekend.

Not unfair, but helpful

Recently the large grain and feed store, SBS, decided to end its participation in the Island Club Card program, stating it felt it was unfair pricing to some customers.

A part of Coast Guard history

February 18 marks the 60th anniversary of the Pendleton and Fort Mercer disasters in 1952 off Chatham.

Rest in peace

Sherry Winnette was personified patience.

Nature’s comeback

As we all know, in West Tisbury, the mill pond originally was non-existent.

Referendum’s misleading results

A referendum asking only whether one is for or against the roundabout cannot provide a reliable gauge regarding the project and, more importantly, will produce misleading information.