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Voters picked Patrick, McCormack in Dem wave

Fine election day weather across Martha's Vineyard and hard-fought local and statewide contests resulted in busy polling places in Dukes County Tuesday.

All-Island seasonal flu clinic on Veterans’ Day

The all-Island seasonal flu clinic for adults and high school students takes place from 8 am to noon on Thursday, November 11, at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Chilmark selectmen approve concrete pier design

Chilmark selectmen have approved building specifications for the new West Dock car-way to replace the one that was destroyed in the Menemsha fire in July.

Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Network morning meeting

Nancy Gardella, executive director of the Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, will speak at a Martha's Vineyard Women's Network meeting on Business Forecasting, Trends, and Opportunities this Tuesday, Nov.

Regional high school joins Dukes County OPEB Trust

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) signed on as the first regional entity in the newly created Dukes County Pooled Other-Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust at the school committee's meeting Monday night.

Old Martha’s Vineyard deed sold

Real estate transactions have a way of rising to the top on Martha's Vineyard, whether the multimillion dollar exchanges of today or a simple gift between family members in the 17th century.

John Mayhew turns 90

Family, friends, colleagues, and former students made their way to Windemere on Sunday afternoon to help John Mayhew of West Tisbury celebrate his 90th birthday.

Tree stand accidents account for most hunting injuries

The start of deer hunting season brings Island hunters the promise of venison for the family freezer.

School committee approves superintendent’s budget

The All-Island School Committee (AISC) approved $3.

Local meat production on Martha’s Vineyard

This weekend, Islanders will get a chance to sample chicken and pork raised on Martha's Vineyard while supporting the effort to have meat processed here too.

Reel Picks

It's birth and death in this road-show romp that partners two opposites: the urbane, tightly wired, frantic Peter (Robert Downey Jr.

Noteworthy events

A workshop on organic landscaping and gardening sponsored by the Martha's Vineyard Water Alliance and Vineyard Conservation Society takes place on November 10 at 12:15 pm, at the Martha's Vineyard Commission offices on New York Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Weekend prayer retreat on Martha’s Vineyard

Centering Prayer is "an antidote to the frenzy of modern day life," says Peggy McGrath, organizer of a retreat in Oak Bluffs this weekend that will focus on the practice.

Garden winterizing on Martha’s Vineyard

Expectantly, threat of frost loiters everywhere, for this year's gardens are coming to an end. It is just the right time to start planning for next year.

London Gold Group plays on Vineyard

Island string students were given a very special treat when the London Gold Group, a group of 9- to 15-year-olds from London, played at the Old Whaling Church.

Vineyard Halloween in photos

With Halloween falling on a Sunday this year, there were ample parties at which to celebrate, starting Friday.

Treatment odds for Martha’s Vineyard pets

"What's wrong with Baby Buck?" I cried one day years ago when I spied my cat dragging one leg laboriously as she limped across the yard.

Unhappy Aquinnah taxpayer sues to use Philbin Beach

An Aquinnah property owner, irritated that the town denied him a beach sticker to Philbin Beach, has filed suit in U.

Hope is the antidote to suicide

About 40 people who work in public safety and public health gathered at the community room at Woodside Village last week to hear a presentation by Sally Spencer-Thomas, Psy.