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The president is out of touch

I am so sorry that President Obama is having a rainy vacation.

A gift, if we see it that way

An Agricultural Society Cookbook, what a marvelous idea.

Let’s Move M.V.

On Saturday at Alley Park in Oak Bluffs, fitness experts and initiates gathered in the inaugural event for Let's Move, M.

Pooch parade in Oak Bluffs

The second annual Good Dog Goods Martha's Vineyard Dog Parade took place this past Saturday, August 28, after being postponed the previous Sunday.

Joy to share

I am writing today with a joy that I would like to share.

Youth Task Force has accomplished much

As the summer draws to a close and we begin another school year, I wanted to take a moment to thank the members of the Martha's Vineyard Youth Task Force (YTF) for their efforts on behalf of the young people of our Island.

Fishermen plan a demonstration in Vineyard Haven Harbor against federal policies

Fishermen, in a flotilla of their working vessels, plan to protest against federal fisheries' policies today in Vineyard Haven Harbor.

Governor on Vineyard Saturday to honor first responders

On Saturday in the lobby of the Martha's Vineyard Hospital, Governor Deval Patrick and the Tisbury Volunteer Ambulance Association honored members of the Island EMT (Emergency Medical Technicians) service, county dispatchers, hospital staff, and police officials who helped save the lives of two people in Tisbury during a medical emergency.

Possible Dreams came true for MVCS – Thank you

On behalf of the Possible Dreams Committee, we would like to express our deepest gratitude to all the donors, bidders, and auction goers for their generous spirit and enthusiasm demonstrated during the 32nd Possible Dreams Auction on August 2, 2010 to benefit Martha's Vineyard Community Services.

Complex TTOR issue resists the quick take

It is unfortunate that commentary regarding the TTOR staffing issues at Cape Poge has become personal and accusatory.

It’s a cook’s prerogative

For most of the last 25 years I've entered yeast breads in the fair's baked goods section.

Use the bike path

Dear Colorful Spandex Pants Bike Man, you're really getting on my nerves.

22nd annual Sullivan 5K benefits Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

The 22nd annual Sullivan 5K Run/Walk Road Race for Health and Fitness will be held August 28 in Oak Bluffs.

A familiar neighbor would like to hear from you

This is to the friends of Johnny Seaview (Oliver Perry).

About the girl on the whaleship

Laura Jernegan was a little girl of six when she went on a whaling ship with her father, mother and little brother.

Cooperation in doubt

In the article of August 19 regarding the August 11 meeting of the Tisbury-Oak Bluffs joint committee, formed to study regionalization of services, [

The Vineyard spirit

After my son's fishing pole was taken from the Edgartown dock, I drove to Coop's with a carload of kids and asked the owner for an inexpensive rod.

Capturing the big three: Headlining events of August

August's headline evenings – Illumination Night, the Agricultural Fair, and the Oak Bluffs Fireworks – all took place last week in to the weekend.