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New hospital, something missing

This is a copy of a letter I sent to Tim Walsh more than three weeks ago and have not gotten a response.

A summer highlight

One of the music highlights of the summer for me is attending the annual Opera Fest concert, held last Friday at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, where a group of teenage women and men trained by artistic director Claudette Peterson presented staged and sung arias from a diverse selection of operas.


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Steadfast friends of the Edgartown Library

On behalf of the Edgartown Library trustees, I would like to thank the Edgartown Library Foundation for another splendid Legacy of Learning event earlier this month.

West Tisbury students contribute to learning conference

Four rising sixth graders from the West Tisbury School made presentations at Alan November's Building Learning Communities (http://novemberlearning.

Ice Savours boost MV Arena

About 150 Islanders turned out at the East Chop Beach Club on Friday, July 16, to eat, drink, socialize, and dance — all for the benefit of the Martha's Vineyard Arena.

Just the occasion for your generosity for Haiti

Just over six months ago Haiti suffered a devastating earthquake.

Star Island: A breezy read for Perez followers

"Star Island" by Carl Hiaasen, Knopf, July 2010, 352 pp.

But for them, I would not be here

Regarding the 30th anniversary of the Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, I must say, if it weren't for Nat and Ross, I probably would not have stayed here after my first visit to Martha's Vineyard on a yacht in 1984.

A business that will be missed

I'm so sad to learn that Vineyard Photo is closing.

Spirituals ring out on Martha’s Vineyard

The Jim Thomas Spirituals Choir brought their joyful, pointed message to lovely, uplifting Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs on July 17.

MVC sets conditions, but are they enforced?

When the Field Club in Katama sought approval from the Martha's Vineyard Commission, the owners offered up many conditions in addition to those set by the commission in their final decision to approve the project.


On August 7, FAST Defense is coming to the Island on August 7.

Fuel company and manager indicted for failing to report an oil spill

A Dukes County grand jury returned indictments today against a Falmouth-based fuel company and its manager, charging that they failed to report an oil spill in Oak Bluffs, on June 19, 2009.

The other side of the story

I have sent this letter to the Oak Bluffs selectmen and town administrator.

Please help reduce airplane noise

We have been longtime residents of West Tisbury, and the air traffic in the summer of 2010 seems quite a bit more than in past years.

So many came to help

The Vineyard Nursing Association hosted its 11th annual Clambake on Wednesday, July 27, at the Field Gallery in West Tisbury.

Don’t let careless dog owners ruin the fun

A couple of weeks ago, while visiting Lambert's Cove Beach for the first time with her two friendly golden retrievers, one of my friend's dogs was badly bitten by a dog that has been known to be unreliable.