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Chilmark selectmen delay action on community center fees

Updated Jan. 25 In the 90-minute public meeting of the Chilmark board of selectmen Tuesday, the vast majority of time was spent on two issues...

Genetic testing can warn of medical issues

There is “genetic testing,” and then there is genetic testing.Spitting into a tube and sending your sample off to ancestry.com or 23andMe, it...

Seniors can ‘work off’ their taxes

Here's a government program that works. Sort of. Seniors living on Martha's Vineyard with time, talent, and the desire to help out their town have...

Join the club

The Federalist Papers Book Club, as it is called, was formed about eight years ago as many of these book clubs are — at...

Margot Weston, centenarian, retires

Margot Weston thinks it’s time to retire as a Martha’s Vineyard SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives) member. It’s about time: She is 100...

Island landscapers get up to snuff on new fertilizer regs

The daylong course provided valuable information and the required certification needed to apply fertilizer on Martha’s Vineyard.

SCORE member says reliability is just good business sense

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.

SCORE counselors’ common thread is a desire to share expertise

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.

SCORE: Adds non-profit counseling to portfolio

Island SCORE, previously focused on businesses, has moved to assist non-profit groups.

In Business: SCORE advises building on existing customer base

One way to attract news customers or business is to rely on existing satisfied customers.

SCORE advises, do your homework before you leap

Good business decisions don't arrive, as if by magic, out of the ether. It takes data, analysis, advice and rigorous decision making.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Despite a blizzard, snow dumps and complaints about a "real winter," the Island's duplicate bridge players keep coming back for new challenges.

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

The Thursday, Feb.

True to its name, SEED helps businesses grow

As a nonprofit, SEED's mission is to create and maintain jobs in the region it serves.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

The Thursday, January 31, Island Bridge Club (IBC) game was a wide-open scoring free-for-all.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

At the Thursday, January 24, Island Bridge Club (IBC) game, Dan and Nancy Cabot were way ahead of the competition taking first place with a 68.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

The Edgartown Bridge Club (EBC) is now organizing an effort to partner experienced and novice duplicate bridge players for the afternoon game on the first Monday of each month.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

A first-time team took first place at the Thursday (January 10) Island Bridge Club (IBC) game.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Many of the Island's devoted duplicate bridge players are heading off to Newton this weekend for tournament play.

Small business provides Island’s economic core

Members of SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives), an organization created and supported by the U.