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Land Bank: Road infrastructure should match bucolic charm

To the Editor: The following is a copy of a letter sent to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. I am writing, on behalf of the ,...

Dr. Deurward Lyeman Hughes

Dr. Deurward Lyeman Hughes, a man of many roles and countless blessings, died at home on April 30, 2024, three days short of his...

Dorothy June Lima Grant

Dorothy June Lima Grant passed away peacefully on June 13, 2024, surrounded by her children and grandchildren, as well as the loving staff at...

Fala Freeman

Fala Jane Freeman died peacefully at home on June 8, 2024, at the age of 77. She was born the second of four children to...

Steven Paul Sjogren

Steven Paul Sjogren, 71, died on Friday, June 14, 2024, at his home in Edgartown. He was the son of Elizabeth Sjogren, and brother...

911 system working again

The 911 emergency number is back in service statewide after being down for over an hour today. Anyone having an emergency can now call...

Support Steamship workers

To the Editor: I am writing in support of the Steamship Authority workers in their continued negotiations to receive a fair contract. As a commuter,...

Vineyard faithful celebrate Celtics’ championship

Celtics fans may have had to wait a little longer for banner 18 than they may have liked, but that made the victory over...

20th anniversary of Frederick Douglass speech reading

The 20th anniversary of the July Fourth reading of Frederick Douglass’ speech “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” will be held...

Pressing for even more Cape Poge restrictions

To the Editor: A select number of Cape Poge landowners have provided fresh evidence of their insatiable appetite for the destruction of public rights. Not...

A call for better access for those in mental health crisis

To the Editor: We have something on Martha’s Vineyard that people around the country have been clamoring for since spring of 2020: a police force...

Chilmark Church’s Children’s Fair

Who doesn’t love a good summer fair? Check out the annual Chilmark Church Children's Fair, taking place on Saturday, June 15, rain or shine,...

‘Blooming Art’

The “Blooming Art” show, which pairs more than 30 pieces of original Island art with interpretive floral arrangements created by M.V. Garden Club members,...

Opera on film 

Whether you’re a fan of Verdi, Shakespeare, comedy, or nostalgia, Robert Carsen's witty and thoughtful production of Verdi's “Falstaff” covers it all. Baritone Ambrogio...

Court Report: May 17 – June 10, 2024

May 17 Carlos Deolivera, Oak Bluffs; 52, operation of motor vehicle with suspended license, leaving scene of property damage, negligent operation of motor vehicle: continued...

Academic honors

Dean’s list Sebastian Alexander of Oak Bluffs, at the American University in Paris. Lucas Cacique of Vineyard Haven, at Curry College. Morgan Estrella of West Tisbury, at...

Births

Quinn Mary Riordan Caitlin Riordan and John Riordan of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Quinn Mary Riordan, on May 28, 2024, at...

Poet’s Corner: trouble

trouble By Michael Oliveira my ocd me requests you put it back where you know it belongs by that i imply in exactly the same spot facing the same way cause if...

Real Estate Transactions: June 3 – 7, 2024

Edgartown  June 4, Michael Andrew Innes and Debra Hippler Innes, trustees of Innes Living Trust, sold 64 Jernegan Pond Road to Ready ACK Properties for...

Ronald Hall Rappaport

Ronald Hall Rappaport of Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard’s foremost attorney, whose love for the Island was exceeded only by his devotion to his family, died...