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Looking forward to next year

I sincerely thank all who participated in, sponsored our prizes, and attended the Local Wild Food Challenge at the Martha's Vineyard Rod & Gun Club.

Thanks to the community from Daybreak

Daybreak Clubhouse, a rehabilitation center for those with mental illness, had a bake sale on Saturday, October 22.

A history of failed zoning enforcement

The cause and effect of changing Dukes County Avenue to one-way traffic, when town boards selectively ignore zoning regulations, is that the residents of the neighborhoods suffer the consequences.

Merchants here need to be smarter

There is a general consensus that locals should attempt to do business with local merchants.

Against SMF, little people can win

I am responding to the November 3 news article titled

Too late for him

I sure wish they would come up with a more convenient time to turn the clocks back.

No common sense

Once again, I am roundly disturbed by the lack of common sense displayed by those who would say they are acting on our behalf, that is the Martha's Vineyard Commission.

Kids first in the Fourth Grade Theater Project

After reading an article about the Vineyard's Fourth Grade Theater Project going dark after 17 years, I was struck by how none of the news about this sea change in the schools has expressed what has actually ended on the Island.

Edith Taylor McClintock

A memorial service for Edith Taylor McClintock, formerly of Edgartown, will be held at 11 am on Saturday, Nov.

Catherine P. Blair

Catherine Macdonald Pomeroy Blair died on September 8, 2011, at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Perkins Bass

Perkins Bass, a former U.

Jeanette C. Vincent

A graveside service for Jeanette C.

Toy Lasker

Toy Lasker, 92, creator and editor of Flashmaps guidebooks to cities in the U.

Nuria Kudeki Morey

Nuria Kudeki Morey died in Newton on November 1, 2011.

Jacob Brain

Jacob "Jack" Brain died in Wellington, Florida, on October 28, 2011.

Jaws Fest to return to Martha’s Vineyard in 2012

Organizers said that while the 2005 event went over well, they expect "Jawsfest: The Tribute," to be even better because there is more time to plan.

A fresh look at holiday parties

Hosting a holiday fete is a lovely way to connect with friends and neighbors, say thank you to employees, and brighten up the dark, cold days of a New England winter.

Marcia K. Haley

Marcia Kane Haley died on October 13, 2011, in Sarasota, Florida, after a brief illness.

A resonant experience in healing

I wake up in the morning to the clucking of chickens.