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Who’s the monster?

Public spectacles like the annual

Above and beyond

I have to thank publicly the Steamship Authority for their willingness to go out of their way to help all us folks making our way to the Vineyard.

Clearing up some confusion

To the Editor:It has come to our attention that articles about the recent sale of the Field Gallery and the Maley property in West Tisbury have caused some confusion.

I support Frank

One might wonder why some people may thumb their noses at the law.

For safer trails

Watching the two victims of a bicycle-to-bicycle wipeout Monday, in Katama on the right fork path, get attended to and then whisked off to the hospital, it reminded again of the need for cyclists of all levels to stay reasonable and use prudent caution.


In April 2011, taxpayers in Tisbury voted in favor of the purchase of a new 2010 or better refuse truck.

A vote for good information

I just returned home from the Chilmark Film Festival screening of "Page One: Inside the New York Times.

Hitting below the belt

Why would the MV Times print a front page

Proposed wind energy rules no available for review

The draft Wind Energy Plan for Dukes County, released for public comment last week, looks at the wide range of issues related to wind energy development on land and off shore in state and federal waters.

One rooster finds a happy home

A mournful crowing for a couple of days, in other yards.

Russ Hoxsie, Dad

Dad was rather humble and didn't like a big fuss.

Jane Newhall

Jane Newhall, aged 97, of San Francisco and West Tisbury, died July 27 at home in the town she so loved.

Russell S. Hoxsie

Dr. Russell S. Hoxsie, a beloved and widely respected Island family doctor, died July 30. He was 83.

Robert J. Yapp

Robert James Yapp, 86 years of age, died peacefully on Friday, July 29, 2011 at his home in Vineyard Haven with his family by his side.

Anne W. Gordon

A memorial service for Anne Welch Gordon will be held at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury on Saturday, August 6, at 11:30 am.

Barbara A. Bernard

Barbara Ann Bernard, 57, of Edgartown died on Tuesday, July 26, 2011.


I wish I could list off all of the wonderful people who have wandered through the Texaco door over the last month and mentioned having read my column.

For Chilmark kids, the Center is where it’s at in summer

In July and August organized chaos, and lots of laughter, rules at the day camp in the heart of Chilmark.

“And the Ocean, Always the Ocean,” by John Maloney of Chilmark

John Maloney's recent poem about the Island's six towns was written for the annual fundraiser for the Martha's Vineyard Museum.