Skylah Forend of Oak Bluffs was named to the 2014 fall semester dean’s list at Merrimack College.
The Vineyard Montessori School is expanding its curriculum, with plans in place to add a fifth grade next year. And administrators and teachers say that based on continued parent and student interest, sixth grade is likely to follow.
The Vineyard Gazette won 35 awards for excellence in journalism in an annual competition for newspapers in New England, including first place awards for the newspaper’s website and several awards for its special coverage of coastal erosion and the visit last summer by the whaleship Charles W. Morgan. >
Well, last Friday morning it was bitter cold, 5 above zero with howling wind, but the sun was bright and we were able to thaw out a bit.
Jean Hopkins Sargent of Vineyard Haven, formerly of Needham, died on Feb. 21.
Tisbury School students traveled to New Bedford recently to take part in the Southeast Chapter MathCounts competition along with more than a dozen other schools.
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission is working with others in the community to draft a new version of the Martha’s Vineyard Transportation Plan. They are inviting the community to a public meeting next week.
The heating season total benefit levels now range from $460 to $1,095 for non-subsidized residents, and $325 to $765 for some subsidized housing residents.
Two events focusing on taxes are planned for early March. The Oak Bluffs library hosts an AARP tax aid program and the Tisbury senior center hosts an event explaining the town's property tax exemption.

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