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Mabel McCarthy, Teacher, Librarian, Member of Homemakers Club »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:48:10 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 8:45pm Mabel Champney McCarthy died peacefully of natural causes on Sept. 19 at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where she took up residence three weeks ago. She was 92. Mabel, better known to her family in her younger years as Chickie and more recently as Grammy, was born in Natick on Oct. 9, 1924. Orphaned by her mom and dad by the age of 10, she was raised by her eldest sister, Agnes, who had six children of her own. While working as a waitress, Mabel…

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Memorial Service for Gregory Ortiz »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:21:41 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 8:17pm A graveside service for Gregory John Ortiz will be held on Friday, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. at the Old Westside Cemetery on Cooke street in Edgartown, officiated by Rev. Michael Nagle. Greg died on July 27 at the age of 51. He is survived by his sisters, Rita Gale and Dawn Amancio, and brother, Barry Pachico.

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Mabel Champney McCarthy »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:14:56 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Mabel Champney McCarthy, 92, died peacefully of natural causes at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Sept. 19, 2017, where she took up residence three weeks ago. Mabel, better known to her family in her younger years as Chickie, and more recently as Grammy, was born in... ...

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Service for Gregory John Ortiz »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:52:32 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

A graveside service for Gregory John Ortiz, who died on July 27, 2017, at the age of 51, will be held in the Old Westside Cemetery, Cooke Street, Edgartown, on Friday, Sept. 22, at 1 pm, officiated by the Rev. Michael Nagle. He is survived by his sisters, Rita Gale and Dawn Amancio, and brother, […] The post... ...

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‘From Opera to Broadway’ »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:03:23 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Join the Federated Church of West Tisbury this Sunday, Sept. 24, at 3 pm, for a special fundraising concert. The performance will feature arias and duets of Mozart, Verdi, and Donizetti, as well as classic Broadway favorites from American musicals like “Oklahoma!” and “South Pacific.” There will be a reception... ...

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Papermaking with fall fibers »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:02:00 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Seastone Papers in West Tisbury will celebrate the first day of autumn on Friday, Sept. 22, at 9 am. The papermaking studio will host a plant fibers workshop, using locally grown fibers for paper-  and book-making practices. Local fibers include bast, leaf, and grass plants that will be prepared, cooked, and beaten... ...

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Beach cleanup day »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:00:20 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Love Martha’s Vineyard beaches? Help keep them clean this Saturday, Sept. 23, from 8:30 to 10:30 am at the annual Oak Bluffs Beach Cleanup Day. Meet at Oak Bluffs Beach and help pick up trash from the Steamship Authority to Inkwell Beach. Free coffee and doughnuts from MV Gourmet Cafe and Bakery. Rain date is... ...

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Living Local Harvest Festival schools us on sustainability »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:58:45 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

This weekend, the 18th annual Living Local Harvest Festival will be happening at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury, rain or shine. The festival celebrates and promotes sustainable living on Martha’s Vineyard, with workshops covering food issues, recycling, backyard farming, and more. Outside, there will be local... ...

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Oak Bluffs: Happy 65th anniversary Phil and Jane »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:55:57 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

With all of the unpleasant news floating everywhere these days, I invite you to enjoy a sweet story that was sent to me by Heidi Dietterich about her parents’ 65th wedding anniversary. I could no way improve on Heidi’s telling, so I am turning this part of the column over to her story. Heidi wrote: […] The post... ...

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‘After the Storm’ and ‘The Midwife’ return to Film Center »

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:55:37 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Two popular entries from the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival, “After the Storm” and “The Midwife,” will replay at the Film Center this weekend. “After the Storm” is a Japanese domestic drama, and “The Midwife,” a French one. In “After the Storm,” Shinoda Ryota (Hiroshi Abe, one of Japan’s most... ...

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