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Alfred C.W. Daniels

Alfred C.W. Daniels, 88, formerly of Oak Bluffs, passed away on Nov. 26, 2022.  Family and friends are invited to gather for visiting hours on Thursday, Dec. 8, from 5 to 7 pm, at Chapman...

MVY Radio awards ’Business Diversity Initiative’ grants

MVY Radio has chosen a recipient for the latest round of quarterly “Business Diversity Initiative” grants to support local and area businesses, according to a press release. The “Business Diversity Initiative” created by MVY Radio...

The Jewish perspective on life, death, and the afterlife

Next month, Rabbi Tzvi Alperowitz of the Vineyard Chabad, will offer “Journey of the Soul,” a new six-session course by the acclaimed Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) that will answer a question which has...

The holidays are here

All around the Island, folks are getting into the holiday spirit and ringing in the winter season with sparkling lights, festive decorations, and more. But Vineyard towns each have their own way of celebrating...

MVY Radio’s Laurel Redington wins broadcasting award

Community outreach director Laurel Redington has won a Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Award for a segment she produced in 2021. The piece originally aired on the radio station’s Sunday morning public affairs show, "The Vineyard...

Births

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Marina Aquino Rodrigues Andora Aquino Rodrigues and Romelvro Rodrigues of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of a daughter, Marina Aquino Rodrigues, on Nov. 23, 2022, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Marina weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces.

Kathy S. Benner-Berninger

Kathy S. Benner-Berninger, 69, died on Wednesday morning, Nov. 16, 2022, at her home in Woodside Village in Oak Bluffs. She was the wife of Thomas A. Berninger.  Her funeral service will be held at...

Births

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Maryanne Nunes Alves Simone Amorim Nunes and Marcos Rogério Alves of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Maryanne Nunes Alves, on Oct. 25, 2022, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Maryanne weighed 7 pounds, 4.1 ounces.

Cribbage Club results

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The Vineyard Cribbage Club met on Wednesday at 6 pm to play our favorite game.  The results are as follows: First, George Giosmas  with an 14/6 + 157 card *Grand Slam* — he won every game Second,Tricia...

William Harrison Sullivan

On Nov. 14, 2022, at the age of 93, our beloved “Bill,” William Harrison Sullivan, passed away bravely on his own terms, comfortably and peacefully in the late evening at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Richard James DeWitt

On Saturday, November 5, Richard James DeWitt, a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and son passed away unexpectedly. He was born to James and Gwendolyn DeWitt in Canandaigua, NY on October 4, 1954. Rich spent his...

Cribbage Club Results

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The Vineyard Cribbage Club met on Wednesday at the American Legion Hall in Edgartown to play our favorite game of cribbage. Eighteen players came and played. The results are as follows: First, Roy Scheffer with...

Births

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Willa Ann Petkus Blossom Petkus and Adam Petkus of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Willa Ann Petkus, on Nov. 13, 2022, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Willa weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces.  Phoebe Judith...

William H. Sullivan

William H. Sullivan, 93, of Aidylberg Way in Oak Bluffs died on Monday evening November 14, 2022 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. His funeral service will be private. Visit chapmanfuneral.com for online guest book...

Philip Jeffrey Norton

Philip Jeffrey Norton, Jr. passed away peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Saturday evening, November 5, surrounded by his family. He was born in Oak Bluffs on July 14, 1938 and grew up enjoying...

Donald Averill Berube

A Funeral Mass for Donald Averill Berube, Jr., will be held on Friday, November 25, 2 pm, at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Edgartown. Burial will follow at the New Westside Cemetery.  Family and friends are...

Robert Harry Clark

Robert Harry Clark, Sr., 83, of Vineyard Haven and Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL, passed away on November 7, 2022, after a short illness. He was the husband of the late Carol Combra Clark. A Graveside Service...

Steven Charles Jordan Sr.

Steven C. Jordan, Sr. passed away unexpectedly, on November 11, 2022. He was born December 11, 1954, in Portland Maine, the son of Edward F. and Collette W. Jordan. Steven graduated from Dover-Sherborn High,...

Putting pen to paper at Featherstone

For the second year in a row, Featherstone Center for the Arts and the Slough Farm Foundation teamed up to bring historically underrepresented writers to Martha’s Vineyard for a weeklong residency, according to a...

Cribbage Club Results

The Vineyard Cribbage Club met on Wednesday at 6 pm to play our favorite game. The results are as follows: First, Collin Evanson with an 11/5 + 83 card Second, Bill Russell with an 11/5 + 54...