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Right whales spotted off Vineyard

The state Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) urges mariners to use caution in the coastal waters around Martha's Vineyard where two pairs of mother and calf right whales are feeding.

Firefighters respond to Tisbury brush fire

The emergency airwaves crackled Wednesday, shortly after 1 pm, as Tisbury firefighters tried to reach a brush fire that broke out in a wooded area between Holmes Hole Road and Canterbury Lane, near the Old Sailor's Burying Ground.

Chilmark selectman bows out

Chilmark selectmen Frank Fenner and Warren Doty said a fond farewell Tuesday to their colleague J.

Gourmet thief on the lam with lobster rolls

A gourmet thief with a discerning palate struck at Grace Episcopal Church Sunday.

SSA approves special rate for seriously ill

The Steamship Authority (SSA) members approved a special rate for seriously ill Island residents at their monthly meeting held Tuesday in New Bedford, according to a management report.

Groundbreaking Sunday for Tisbury’s new ESF

A groundbreaking ceremony for Tisbury's new emergency services facility (ESF) will take place at 1 pm, Sunday, April 25, at the former site of the town hall annex on West Spring Street.

DOT will hold hearing on Lagoon Pond Drawbridge

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) highway division will convene a public hearing to discuss the proposed replacement of the Lagoon Pond Drawbridge, at 4:30 pm, Thursday, April 29 in the Katherine Cornell Theater in Vineyard Haven.

We promise safe, regulated beer and wine sales

As we wind up the town meeting season and head into the ballot there is one vote that many will be coming out on Tuesday to cast.

We must provide expected services

As a resident of this Island who enjoys eating out fairly often, I encourage others to vote yes for beer and wine in Tisbury for several reasons.


Due to popular demand, the Sustainable Book Club resumes meetings next month.

Reel Picks

Alice in Wonderland (PG)How could you not love a spin on a Lewis Carroll classic with a dolled-up Johnny Depp, a funny, fierce Helena...

court report

April 12, 2010 Jaime M.

Exploit the dry brand

In times of financial constraint, capitalizing on quirkiness is often the best strategy.

Beer and wine tops Tisbury’s ballot questions Tuesday

A question about beer and wine is generating the most fizz from voters among six questions on Tisbury's April 27 town election ballot.

A boost for Brenda

It was no surprise, really, that over 200 people jammed the P-A club last Friday night to support Brenda Lehman of Oak Bluffs in her fight against breast cancer.

Art shorts

You don't need to have fancy equipment or know much about the technical side of photography in order to enjoy Vineyard photographer Peter Simon's workshop, just enthusiasm and a desire to learn.

Iris Iacono

Iris "Fi" Iacono 89 of Palm Harbor, Fla.