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Aquinnah meets for annual with $2.9 million budget in place

Aquinnah voters will be asked to do double duty Tuesday night.

Shopping: Game on

Games have a way of bringing people together, letting you get to know each other while laughing the night away.

Olga T. Rouse

Olga Terletzky Rouse, formerly of Michigan and Florida and Martha's Vineyard, died on April 28 after a three- year battle with lung cancer.

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"Hi Ellen,Your note made my day.

Gallery owners define “Island art”

It's an expression that has sometimes been used dismissively to describe the fast-buck paintings of lobster traps, lighthouses, and postcard seascapes, but there is more to "Island art" than tourist appeal.

Fire on Tisbury’s Main Street put out quickly

Tisbury fire fighters quickly extinguished a fire at 54 Main Street in Tisbury Sunday night, at the back of the building housing galleries owned by Louisa Gould and Peter and Ronni Simon.

Tisbury certifies FinCom write-in candidates

John Packer, Bruce Lewellyn, and Mary Anny Oggioni Deyette won seats on Tisbury's Finance and Advisory Committee (FinCom) in the April 27 election.

Farm Institute director leaves ahead of schedule

Matthew Goldfarb, executive director of The FARM Institute, has left the organization earlier than originally announced.

Edgartown selectmen hear about noise complaints

Edgartown selectmen dealt with noise complaints about Seafood Shanty, a popular and busy waterfront restaurant, at their Monday meeting.

Oak Bluffs wraps town meeting with CPA, zoning decisions

A smattering of Oak Bluffs town voters turned out Tuesday to put the finishing touches on the Oak Bluffs annual town meeting.

Fishing regulations

There are wonderful opportunities to take advantage of the abundance of fish and shellfish on Martha's Vineyard.

Help thank a million veterans in 2010

Special cards to hand out to veterans, active military, and their families, thanking them for their service and sacrifice are available from Dukes County veterans services officer Jo Ann Murphy.

Noteworthy

The Cape and Islands chapter of the American Red Cross will hold an Adult CPR/AED and First Aid class this Saturday, May 8, at the YMCA at 57 Pequot Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

The first fish of the season is a welcome sight

I am not surprised in late April to see the vehicles of well-known Island fishermen with fishing rods on top or in the back of a truck bed.

Lagoon Pond Bridge detour tonight

The new temporary Lagoon Pond drawbridge is scheduled to close to traffic from 8 pm this evening until 6 am Friday morning.

Cpl Anthony Sullo, USMC, returns home

Corporal Anthony Sullo, USMC, right, received a big welcome home hug from his dad, Peter Sullo of Vineyard Haven, on his return to the Island Saturday, following his most recent tours of duty that took him to the Middle East and Haiti.

Falmouth Academy will host open house

Falmouth Academy will host a spring open house from 2 pm to 4 pm, Saturday, May 15 for families interested in learning more about the school.

County races shape up, include challenge to sheriff

A race is shaping up for the six-year term of Dukes County sheriff in the state election this fall.

Correction

An event listing published on April 29, "Benefit Dance Performance," incorrectly listed the beneficiary.

Info pics

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