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Madeline E. Pachico

Madeline "Bobby" E.

Without your help

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

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.

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.

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.

Make room for cyclists in Tisbury

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

Don’t suspend disbelief

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

Noteworthy

A celebration of the life of Tom Osmers will be held this Saturday, July 17, at the MV Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury.

Sail MV “” Seafood Banquet to Vineyard Cup

More than 300 people attended Sail MV's 19th Annual Seafood Banquet and Auction on Saturday, July 10.

George G. Daniels

George Goetz Daniels, Time Magazine journalist and a leading advocate for Martha's Vineyard wildlife conservation, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2010 under the warm care of Long Hill Assisted Living in Edgartown.

What’s my story?

The Edgartown Public Library and I began building our story about five years ago, when my mother and I moved to Edgartown from Oak Bluffs.

Toward bicycle safety

On behalf of the Martha's Vineyard Camp-Meeting Association, I want to thank Chief Blake and the Oak Bluffs Police for providing officers to conduct a Bicycle Safety Clinic held at the campground on Saturday (July 10).

Is a university extension program possible here?

To the Editor:I remember when the Nathan Mayhew Seminars started years ago on the Island, and I was excited about the possibilities.

Gratitude abounds

To the Editor:The free Pancake Breakfast on July 3, honoring our Island veterans who sacrificed so much forthe freedom of our country was a big success.

A community that cares and acts

It is with a heavy heart and great pride that I write this letter about the tragic bicycle accident last week in Tisbury.

Loretta Balla

Loretta (Di Domenico) Balla, owner of the Seaview Hotel in Oak Bluffs, died May 28 at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth with family and friends by her side.

Robert J. Mocarski

An accomplished pilot, his first view of the Vineyard was from his Cessna 172 high over Nantucket Sound on his approach to the airport.

Gertrude H. B. Meras

A memorial celebration of the life of Gertrude Harned (Bonnie) Bunting Meras of East Chop, who died November 29 in Oak Bluffs, will be held this Saturday, July 17, at 11 am at the West Tisbury Congregational Church.

Kathleen A. Gillis

Kathleen Ann (McLean) Gillis of Vineyard Haven died at Martha's Vineyard Hospital on Friday, July 9, 2010, after a courageous battle with cancer.