Francis Cole of Alexandria, Va., died on Oct. 2.
Marvin Mayhew Burnham of Wilton, Me., died on Friday, Oct. 10, in his home. He was 79.
The decision about whether to continue to add fluoride to the Oak Bluffs water supply will be put to town voters this spring. The board of health voted unanimously to poll residents in a nonbinding question on the spring town election ballot.
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Sidney Morris, the former education director at the Farm Institute, was behind the plan for a solar greenhouse at the farm. The greenhouse, which will teach kids and grow food, is scheduled to be completed by Thanksgiving.
Those of all ages and species joined the celebration at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Sunday in honor of 50 years of the sanctuary’s popular Fern and Feather day camp. Former campers brought their children. Gus Ben David brought a cane toad.
Two Edgartown men face drug charges including heroin possession following a bust Friday by Edgartown police and the Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force. Police are emphasizing the seriousness of heroin use and overdoses on the Island.
The African American Heritage Trail field trip is a staple of the high school's history curriculum. This year, the high school's new principal joined teacher Elaine Weintraub and her freshman students for the tour of Island history.
A subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission will recommend that the Gay Head Light relocation project should not undergo review by the full commission.

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