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April Fools: In case you didn’t get enough

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A couple of weeks ago, we asked friends for stories on April Fool’s pranks. We ended up with more than we could use last...

Islanders Read the Classics: Two veteran racial explorers join forces

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Starting Thursday, March 3, one of the many literary experts on the Island will speak each month about a classic work of their choosing...

Me and my new right knee

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“How’s your summer going?” It’s the question we all ask or hear when we run into someone we haven’t seen since the silly season...

David McCullough celebrates another all-American story

I first met David McCullough around 1970, when he picked me up hitchhiking on Old County Road after my truck had broken down, again....

Edward Hoagland, Edgartown’s secret literary explorer

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In the literary world, Hoagland has been as well-known and respected as perhaps anyone else alivefor decades.

It’s in the stars: ‘Hawaiki Rising’ by Sam Low

Hawaiki Rising should appeal to anyone who has stared out at the ocean and wondered what’s over the horizon and how to get there.

Hurricanes clinch softball title in dramatic finale

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The reigning champs scored seven times in the seventh inning in the 11-10 victory.

Caught with his X-Acto knife down

“Why did a respected map dealer at the height of his profession betray those closest to him — and deface the artifacts he spent his life preserving?”

Will herring spawn again in the Mill Brook?

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The Mill Brook in West Tisbury is a tiny facsimile of the major rivers along the Atlantic and Pacific coasts, but it was once an open waterway used by migrants like herring, eels, and sea-run brook trout. The dam at the foot of the Mill Pond is one of several manmade obstructions along the brook, but it is the most important one in terms of extending the spawning grounds of herring and the living grounds of American eels, which spawn at sea.

Judith Ann Lippard

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Judith Ann Lippard (née Drezner) of Cambridge died on Monday evening, September 9, 2013, at the De Rham House after a brave battle with cancer.

Norman C. Eddy

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The Rev.

Bob Lee

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Robert Paul Lee died in a swimming accident on Sunday, August 11, 2013 near his home in West Tisbury on Martha's Vineyard.

Georgia Sutton Franklin

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Georgia Sutton Franklin died peacefully in her home on August 17, 2013.

Natalie Ellen Dickerson Celebration of Life

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Friends and loved ones are invited to celebrate the life of Natalie Ellen Dickerson on Sunday, September 1, 12: noon to 2 pm at the Martha's Vineyard Community Television (MVTV) Station, 58 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs.

Bertha Pieringer

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Bertha Pieringer died peacefully the evening of August 15, 2013 She was 85 years old.

Births

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Alo J.

Academic Honors

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Anna Hughes of West Tisbury at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York.

Births

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Rye X.

Academic Honors

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Andrew McHugh of Edgartown received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Tufts University in Medford.

Engagement

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Carole L.