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Lucinda Chandler

Lucinda Chandler (née Lindaas) died on July 22, 2010 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn.

Mark McCarthy returns as High School A.D.

Mark McCarthy has been appointed athletic director at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Re-stocking the dock

Local musicians turned out in force at Nectar's on Friday night in support of fishermen in Menemsha who lost gear during the July 12 fire at the Coast Guard boathouse.

Windemere’s furry friends

Mary Butynski gets acquainted with an alpaca named Dom Perignon, aka Cocoa, outside Windemere in late June.

Foreign exchange students combine work, education and fun

If you take a moment to listen closely at the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop, you'll hear several accents and dialects, interwoven with the roaring air conditioning and the electronic beeps of the checkout machines.

No News Department: Nothing going on with Back Alley’s

Back Alley's, its billboard still featuring posters and advertisements, remains vacant.

State business gauges shows signs of feeble recovery

State House News Service — Three economic indexes out Tuesday morning contained discouraging news for the state's economy, reflecting three straight months of diminished home sales activity and significant erosion of employer and consumer optimism.

Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway at 30 – a celebration

These are excerpts from an informal account of the July 24 celebration of the 30th anniversary of the beginning of Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway.

A cave man contest

To the Editor:I am a high school student, and this letter was written to the Oak Bluffs harbormaster.

NSTAR improves system for West Tisbury and Tisbury

NSTAR crews are upgrading the company's electrical system in parts of West Tisbury and Tisbury.

Looking ahead

As we head into August, the Island setting welcomes a whole new cast of characters and a wholly different feel in weather, light, and garden atmosphere.

Without your help, this would not have been possible

I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude and appreciation for the support and financial assistance you provided to my American family, the Espindles, to bring me back to America from Afghanistan.

Testimony to Vineyard House’s good works

I am writing this letter to make our community aware of Vineyard House, an organization that may not be widely known, but whose existence is so crucial — not only to the individual that is personally struggling with drug and alcohol addictions, but also to the people in the lives of the afflicted.

New hospital, something missing

This is a copy of a letter I sent to Tim Walsh more than three weeks ago and have not gotten a response.

A summer highlight

One of the music highlights of the summer for me is attending the annual Opera Fest concert, held last Friday at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs, where a group of teenage women and men trained by artistic director Claudette Peterson presented staged and sung arias from a diverse selection of operas.

Correction

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Steadfast friends of the Edgartown Library

On behalf of the Edgartown Library trustees, I would like to thank the Edgartown Library Foundation for another splendid Legacy of Learning event earlier this month.

West Tisbury students contribute to learning conference

Four rising sixth graders from the West Tisbury School made presentations at Alan November's Building Learning Communities (http://novemberlearning.