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Tisbury selectmen address school safety

Tisbury selectmen discussed a sidewalk safety mitigation plan for Tisbury School Tuesday.

Army Corps outlines bomb removal plans

The Army Corps of Engineers presented Edgartown selectmen with its latest plan to find and remove unexploded WWII-era bombs from local beaches and ponds, at the selectmen's Monday meeting.

Judge Benjamin Kaplan, 99

Benjamin Kaplan, a judge who served on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the state appeals court, died August 18.

Summer basketball semifinal brings an upset

The Entourage shocked the two-time defending champion Mon-Stars 70-68 in the first Oak Bluffs Summer League semifinal Tuesday night at Niantic Park.

Shady Ladies whip Creamers for softball title

Crystal Walker belted a three-run homer in the fourth inning to pace the Shady Ladies to a 9-3 victory over the defending champion Creamers in the Women's Slow Pitch League final Tuesday night at Veterans' Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven.

President Obama visits, 2010 – nerf football in the news

President Obama and his family arrived August 19 for a 10-day visit.

Land Court finds no access to Moshup’s Trail lots

The Massachusetts Land Court has held that Bear Realty Trust, Maria Kitras trustee, has no right to access to about 30 acres of Aquinnah Land on Moshup trail.

Reel Picks

Even with Bette Midler, Neal Patrick Harris, and Nick Nolte doing the voices of anthropomorphized pets, it's a gimmicky, dog vs.

Hip Oak Bluffs vibe draws BET and CENTRIC

It was part anniversary, part reunion, part celebration, and all party.

Town-tribe relations may need to add a kind of Bill of Rights

In December 2004, the state Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) ruled that the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is subject to local enforcement of zoning regulations with respect to the construction of a small shed on the so-called Cook Lands.

Matt Gamache captures skeet crown

Shooting against the backdrop of Segekontacket Pond Sunday, Matt Gamache (left) of Vineyard Haven captured the 2010 Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Skeet Championship.


"The Court finds it odd that, in effect, a 'recusal' occurred after the selectman took part in the hearing.

Water main break on main artery gummed up traffic

Tisbury Water Works personnel were called to repair a water main break on Edgartown Road by Skiff Avenue last week.

West Tisbury selectmen make short work of business

The summer doldrums or pre-Ag Fair anticipation so curtailed West Tisbury government business that the April 11 meeting of the selectmen took just 30 minutes.


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Hope Waingrow

A celebration of the life of Hope Waingrow will be held on August 26 from 4 to 6 pm in the Fred B.

‘Help me’ – the lonely endorsement writer appeals for guidance

The flight of Congress to the hinterlands this month, to see whether what they have been told about the fiercely truculent mood of voters is true, coincides with the apex of the hurricane season.

Noteworthy events

The Aquinnah Cultural Center (ACC) will host a fun and interactive daytime community event this Friday, August 20.

Aquinnah Cultural Center fundraiser

The annual fundraiser for the Aquinnah Cultural Center was held Saturday, August 14, at the Center on the circle at Gay Head.

Time’s wasted by wind opponents. We need ideas.

"Where's the beef" was the clever phrase of an advertisement years ago.