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George S. Pease

George Sydney Pease died unexpectedly in his Plymouth home on July 21.

Mildred H. Bland

Mildred Holland Bland died in Boston on July 23.

Menemsha Pond remains closed to shellfishing

Menemsha Pond remains closed to all shellfishing.

Gallery Couples: Partners in art and life

When Rick and Marge Willoughby were high school sweethearts, they played hooky to go to Rockport and visit art galleries.

Don’t suspend disbelief

The first oil field was discovered at Prudhoe Bay on March 12, 1968, by Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) and Exxon.

Make room for cyclists in Tisbury

Like many other people, I was shocked by the death of Dina Decceca.

Menemsha harbormaster thanks all who helped and adds a cautionary note

The fire on July 12, which rapidly engulfed the historic Coast Guard boathouse in Menemsha Harbor, was disastrous.

Georgia E. Ireland

Georgia Ellis Ireland, late of 190 South Road in Chilmark, passed away at the Elizabeth Residence in Bayside, Wisconsin, on February 28, 2010.

It’s a matter of safety

To the Editor:It is with sadness that we are all were made aware of the bike accident that claim the life of a young mother in Vineyard Haven.

Without your help

Thank you to everyone who helped put out the boat house fire on July 12.

Madeline E. Pachico

Madeline "Bobby" E.

Rules are rules, sometimes silly

It is time everyone took a good look at the picturesque town of West Tisbury with its farmlands, lush greenery, flowers for sale, homemade road signs and unique businesses — quaint little town with many distractions to the eye, beautiful flowers growing in our greenhouses, chairs hanging from trees, balloons pointing the way to a summer BBQ, freshly baked pies for the taking, and flags outside of businesses.

Mishka, Arrested Development, and Donavon Frankenreiter at Nectar’s

On the second track of Mishka's 2009 album Above the Bones, the international reggae sensation announces, "Here comes that train again.

Traffic lights needed

To the Editor:Given the traffic and accidents on Martha's Vineyard due to increased traffic in the summer, I do not understand why traffic lights are not installed.

Beware when shopping for electricity

To the Editor:Many consumers on the Cape and Martha's Vineyard have received an offer from Dominion Retail to "Lock-in a Low, Fixed, Electricity Price.

Step away from the clay cliffs

I was blessed to have the opportunity today, Friday July 16, to enjoy several hours at Moshup's Trail Beach at Aquinnah, taking in the sun, sand, and surf.

Toward a framework for Martha’s Vineyard wind energy regulation

In the coming year the Vineyard and Gosnold communities will be deciding what kind of wind energy development we want, both on land and offshore in state and federal waters.

Disappointing visit to the new ER

I am very proud of our community for coming together to build a "better hospital.