Local governments and eligible non-profit organizations are invited to a briefing about federal disaster assistance on May 8.
Julianne Cummings and Bryan Keats of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Zoey Jane Keats, born on April 24 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program started on the Island in 1974 and has ranged in size over the years, pairing as many as 60 children with adult mentors. But the national organization was hit hard by the recession and seemed to fade from Vineyard consciousness.
Fire personnel responded to remote Chappaquiddick Friday to fight a brush fire started by a downed power line. Edgartown fire chief Peter Shemeth said the early afternoon fire was sparked in the North Neck area of Chappaquiddick when a tree fell on electrical wires.
The Division of Fisheries and Wildlife has approved an 11th-hour conservation plan for protecting the endangered broad tinker’s weed near the Gay Head Light, clearing the way for the final phases of the relocation project. Ground-breaking for the project is expected to take place Monday.
As the sole groundskeeper for The Royal & Ancient Chappaquiddick Links (yes that is a real place), allow me to offer the following tips on how to best prepare your golf course for the coming season.
Mrs. Selene (Harmon) Howe, of Boston, formerly of Weston and Wellesley Hills, died Sunday, April 19 at Meadow Green Nursing Home in Waltham following a period of declining health. She was 95.
Auditions for Island Theatre Workshop’s summer musical The King and I take place this weekend.

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