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Susan D. Johnson

Susan 'Susie' Dunbar Johnson, 66, of Oak Bluffs, died on Sunday, August 22, 2010, peacefully at home.

Edgartown library’s fiesta at Katama

A crowd of some 450 swarmed around the Katama Airfield on Monday evening to celebrate and support the Edgartown Public Library.

Benefit for a pipe organ in Edgartown church

Jim and Pam Butterick opened their Oak Bluffs home overlooking the Lagoon to more than 50 people Sunday night, to listen to music and to raise money for a music-maker — the 115-year-old Hook and Hastings pipe organ in the Federated Church in Edgartown.

Edward E. Cournoyer

A graveside memorial service will be held for Edward Cournoyer on Saturday, Sept.


John J.

Erick V. Clements

On Saturday August 28, 2010, we lost our son, brother, nephew, grandson, and friend.

Before the Fringe

The Steamship Authority pier in Oak Bluffs was a buzz of activity Saturday afternoon, just before the BravEncore Theatre Troupe boarded the 3:45 ferry.

Aquinnah Cultural Center fundraiser

The annual fundraiser for the Aquinnah Cultural Center was held Saturday, August 14, at the Center on the circle at Gay Head.

The future of four fish

"I've been fishing on the Vineyard for years and years," said the author Paul Greenberg in a telephone conversation late last week.

Baking challah at the M.V. Hebrew Center

What do you get when you combine 26 women, many of them novice bakers and all of them toting large bowls and all manner of mixing and measuring implements, in a confined space with a celebrity cookbook writer who's running a workshop to benefit the M.

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard celebrates summer

On a gorgeous midsummer eve, 280 guests poured happily into Farm Neck Golf Club on Monday for the Summer Soiree, the signature annual fundraiser for Hospice of Martha's Vineyard.

Actress Patricia Neal died Sunday at 84

Fun, tears, laughter, music, unrestrained affection for the star of the occasion, and even a standing ovation she would have adored — all this marked a service yesterday celebrating the life of the actress and Edgartown resident, Patricia Neal.

Battling abuse on Martha’s Vineyard

The 13th Annual Water Tasting by the Sea was held at the home of Richard and Nancy Friedman on Oyster Pond in Edgartown on Thursday, July 29.

Edgartown’s new farmers market

At the heart of the new Edgartown Farmers' Market is the booth run by the Edgartown School's PTO.

Possible Dreams remain possible, but venerable MVCS auction’s proceeds trimmed sharply

Decorated by a huge white tent Monday evening, Ocean Park in Oak Bluffs was the site of the 32nd annual Possible Dreams Auction, the summer-defining auction of all auctions that benefits Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS).

Melanie DeMore lends talent for African Artists’ Community Development Project

On Tuesday, August 3, the African Artists' Community Development Project will offer two vocal workshops led by Melanie DeMore.

Sharon Araujo “” off with the apron

"Hi guys," Sharon Araujo said casually as she walked into a surprise retirement party in her honor on Thursday in the main lobby of the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Martha’s Vineyard needs you

A perfect late June evening provided just the right backdrop for Blooming Bids for Kids, the second annual garden party for the benefit of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Martha's Vineyard.

Margaret Penicaud “” a force for Haiti

When Margaret Penicaud met a Haitian nun named Sister Monique 13 years ago, she got an immediate sense that Haiti would be part of her future.

This side of the Fringe

When Kate Murray and Ellie Parece put their heads together, who knows what zany ideas may emerge, although it's safe to say that creativity and fun will be ingredients.