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Emily Bramhall embodies the Spirit of the Vineyard

Emily Bramhall's hard work on behalf of Islanders has earned her this year's Spirit of the Vineyard Award.

Sadie Nardini to host weekend yoga workshop

When I began practicing yoga a little over a year ago, I certainly couldn't have predicted where I would be now.

Restore Mill Pond

There has been discussion of late regarding the situation of the Mill Pond and Mill Brook in West Tisbury.


As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday we relish happy times with family who give us sustenance and love; the compassion we get from friends who give us unconditional understanding and love; the pleasure of smiles we get from people we meet in passing who we may not know; and for thoughtful neighbors who call and check on us during their busy lives.

Claude DeHaro

A graveside service will be held for Claude "Frenchy" DeHaro on Friday, November 26, at 3 pm in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Pacific Avenue, Oak Bluffs, with full military honors offered by the Veterans of Martha's Vineyard.


I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to all those who helped me in the aftermath of my motorcycle accident on Sunday, November 14.

Zephrus desert fundraiser tops $5,000 for Food Pantry

Zephrus Restaurant's apple pie fundraiser recently topped the $5,000 mark.

Don’t be an idler

I am an environmental wacko.

Carol Combra Clark

Carol Combra Clark died peacefully at her home in Tisbury surrounded by her family on Saturday, November 20, 2010, after a lengthy illness.

Helen M. Burt

Helen (McDonald) Burt of Vineyard Haven died Tuesday morning, November 23, 2010 at home.

Who’ll win the influence struggle?

If you want to run for Congress, you need money.

Promise of wind energy an illusion

Thank you very much for the invitation to attend the public hearing to review the results of a wind feasibility study conducted for the tribe and funded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

The MVC budget process explained

We have sent this letter, dated November 11, to the Dukes County Commissioners and members of Island boards of selectmen.

Claus Buchthal

Claus Buchthal, 97, of Prospect Hill, Chilmark, died on November 8, three months after being diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Charles M. Barr

Charles "Charlie" M.

Napoleon Pinckney

Napoleon ("Nap") Pinckney of Oak Bluffs died in his own bed on Saturday, November 13, 2010, slightly more than 1-1/2 months after his 90th birthday.