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On a mission for Dad

On Monday, Patriot's Day, Blake Edmunds of Edgartown will join some 29,000 other runners in the 26.

Healthy living, locally

Saturday's Wampanoag Environmental Health Consumer Expo at the regional high school was called "Stewards of Our Island: Local Concerns, Local Solutions.

Chilmark gathering ends with arrest

A memorial service at the Chilmark Community Center that combined a potluck dinner with musical performances ended with the arrest of a well known Chilmark fisherman who, police said, groped a 15-year-old girl and punched a teenage boy, at the event.

Greening up

At the seventh Electronics Disposal Day, held at M.

They’re back!

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Island musicians pay tribute to Neil Young

Chappaquiddick musician and songwriter Kevin Keady joins several other Island musicians in a tribute to Neil Young at The Wharf.

So long, Tom, so sad to see you go

The Chilmark Community Center was jammed Saturday night as Islanders of all stripes said farewell to Tom Osmers.

Dealing with the dream

The American Dream can be illusory, a fact that was very clearly illustrated Friday night by a performance called Immigrant Voices, Nightmares and Dreams in the library at the regional high school.

Riding M.V., battling MS

There's a good chance that you or someone you know has been affected by Multiple Sclerosis, the paralyzing disease with which 200 people are diagnosed in the U.

Oak Bluffs April 15

Spring brings flowers, green grass, more visitors, and, of course, elections.

Complex and mysterious

When people think of butterflies, they think of summertime.

Edgartown April 15

Spring has sprung! The pinkletinks are peeping, the crocuses are peeking through the as-yet-unraked leaves, the smell of mulch is in the air, and I can't stop sneezing.

Saved from certain death

I would like to thank with all my heart the two brave men that saved my small dog from certain death last Sunday, April 11.

Noteworthy April 15

Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) has named Angela Wheeler as its new Director of Development.

Negative effect

If you have dined out in Vineyard Haven in the past eight years, then we have probably met.

Oak Bluffs hauls in, cites scalloper

Oak Bluffs police, State Police and Oak Bluffs emergency management personnel responded Tuesday to a report of a boater in distress and found a mildly disgruntled scalloper in choppy seas about 200 yards offshore in the area of Hart Haven.

Islander caught importing heroin from Worcester

A team of Island police officers arrested Richard J.

Last Word

We first study metaphors and similes; analogies and allusions, in junior high school and some of us still struggle to remember the rules that define them.


We have all lost someone special with the death of Betty Honey.

Niantic Park tennis courts get new walkways

Oak Bluffs public tennis courts at Niantic Park have new surrounding walkways thanks to the generosity of Goodale's Construction Co.