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Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

December 11, 2009Ernest P. McFarlane, Brookline; DOB 4/3/64, larceny by check over $250: to be dismissed upon payment of $700 restitution and $100 court...

West Tisbury selectmen add Anna Alley to pond panel

The West Tisbury selectmen last week appointed Anna Alley to the Mill Pond Committee, bringing that panel's membership to four. The pond and how...

Hypnosis for New Year’s resolutions

Hypnotherapist Cynthia da Silva is offering group hypnosis classes designed to help people stick with their New Year's resolutions. A four-session series designed to...

Comcast speeds up Internet service

Comcast announced it is making the leap from broadband to wideband, with the launch of next generation DOCSIS 3.0 throughout Martha's Vineyard. With wideband,...

Zephrus Restaurant hosts nonprofits

Local nonprofits that use their databases to publicize a get-together at Zephrus Restaurant will receive 20 percent of that evening's proceeds.Referencing this fall's popular...

Center to assist nonprofits seeking grants

The Donors Collaborative will join the Associated Grant Makers (AGM) and the Oak Bluffs Public Library to create a grant resource center, whose aim...

Democratic Council elects new officers

At its monthly meeting on January 10, the Democratic Council of Martha's Vineyard elected new officers.Mas Kimball of Oak Bluffs, who first became politically...

Falmouth Academy hosts exam and open house

Falmouth Academy will host its annual scholarship exam, faculty forum, and open house on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 8:30 to 11:30 am. All students...

Coast Guard advises, check emergency beacons

The U.S. Coast Guard advises all mariners to make sure Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons (EPIRB) aboard their vessels are up to date. An...

Tashmoo Spring Building listed on National Register

Tisbury's Tashmoo Springs Pumping Station, also known as the Spring Building, is now included on the National Register of Historic Places, according to a...

Martha’s Vineyard Commission hearings rescheduled

The Martha's Vineyard Commission rescheduled a public hearing on the revised Bradley Square proposal and a concurrence review regarding the rebuilding of Café Moxie...

Oak Bluffs says whoa on Martha’s Vineyard Commission budget action

Oak Bluffs town administrator Michael Dutton asked the Martha's Vineyard Commission yesterday to delay approval of its 2010 fiscal year budget, so that selectmen...

Three-car crack-up in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs police are investigating an accident involving three vehicles on Vineyard Haven-Edgartown Road Wednesday afternoon. One vehicle rear-ended another vehicle, which then rear-ended...

Give

To the Editor:I am writing to encourage more people to donate blood on Tuesday, January 27, at the PA Club. Donating blood takes about...

Send a postcard

To the Editor:I am a fifth-grade student studying the United States. To find out as much as we can, my class and I are...

Hugs, kisses, and kind words

To the Editor:I would like to thank so many people that helped me and my family during a very difficult time. Thanks to all...

Corporate gangsters

To the Editor:Bush and Cheney are corporate gangsters. They piloted government domestic and foreign policy for the benefit of corporations. They killed more Americans...

War is the question

To the Editor:A few words to Peter Colt Josephs (Letters, Jan. 15):War does not determine who is right - only who is left.Vivienne Perry Vineyard...

Enough with the aggression

To the Editor:While bombs fell on the streets and homes of Gaza, it was ironic to see photos of our very own Vineyard SWAT...

SWAT fear

To the Editor:Osama's not in Pakistan, Although Fox News tells you so. Is he in Iraq? In Iran? He may be on our island,...