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MVC escapes wrath of Edgartown voters

After more than an hour of impassioned debate Tuesday, some of it biting and personal, voters effectively killed a proposal that would have Edgartown take the first step toward leaving the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC).

Up-Island school district approves FY12 budget, up 2.33 %

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) school committee approved an operating budget of $8.

Photos: RISE Vineyard Performing Arts’s holiday show

Approximately 95 dancers performed at RISE Vineyard Performing Arts's Season's Greetings show, this past Sunday, Dec.

Oak Bluffs police track clues, solve tool thefts

Many people have a mistaken impression of police work.

Celebrating Slow Food on Martha’s Vineyard and abroad

It was a tough call up-Island last Friday night for foodies, locavores, Slow Food members, and anyone else looking for good food and good company.


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Noteworthy events

Anna Edey of the Persian Tribal Rug Gallery in Vineyard Haven is helping organizations such as the African Artists Community Development Project (AACDP) raise money for the nonprofits.

Oak Bluffs resident Rose Treat turns 102

On December 7, Rose Treat celebrated her 102nd birthday with friends at her home on Sengekontacket Pond.

Judge dismisses Tisbury lawsuit on school funding

Associate Justice of the Superior Court Cornelius J.

Fishermen’s Night Out raises money for Cape Wind lawsuit

Well more than 100 fishermen and their supporters turned out at the Portuguese-American Club Saturday night for the first Fishermen's Night Out, a chance to socialize and compare notes about how to protect the rights of commercial fishermen in nearby waters.

Photos: Christmas in Edgartown

The Edgartown Board of Trade hosted the 29th annual Christmas in Edgartown last weekend, December 10 through 12.

Vineyard Haven’s Friends and Family Night

Whether you're almost done shopping or haven't started, Tisbury Business Association's Friends and Family Night, from 3 to 8 pm tonight, Dec. 16, is for all.

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center hosts discussion on human rights

"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.

“As a Witness” pageant at Edgartown’s Whaling Church

A collaboration with Island churches brings "As a Witness: A Christmas Pageant for the 21st Century" to the Old Whaling Church tonight, Monday, Dec. 20.

Deer season on Martha’s Vineyard means venison

If you frequent Alley's in West Tisbury in the early mornings, you may have noticed that blaze orange and camouflage are very en vogue at the moment.

Haitian benefit Saturday at NYE Gallery, Oak Bluffs

Among the first non-affiliated Americans to rush to the aid of Haitians after the devastating January earthquake was Island born and raised Victoria Campbell.

West Tisbury sets tax rate, considers rate changes

West Tisbury selectmen last week unanimously approved a hike in the property tax rate for fiscal year 2011.

The sound, sight, and taste of Island gardens in winter

Working late in the garden I looked up, prompted by the cawing of crows and the sound of their wings in the chilly clear air.

Hutker Architects’ “Heirlooms to Live in”

Books that celebrate 25 years of a company's history tend to be paeans of self-praise. This one isn't. It's about what Hutker believes in.