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The music dies

After Memorial Day, I had written asking

Reconsider the amplified music ban

The economy has been challenging for us all.

Let them live

To Rose Ryley of Oak Bluffs who, in her

Kind, capable, and honest

I have known Mike Trusty for nine years.

Housing: we get this

Six years ago, the agencies working from the Vineyard Housing Office in Tisbury had a ready answer to the criticism that the Island's housing soup has too many cooks.

The SSA “” floating its boats as traffic volumes flatten

The Steamship Authority marks 50 years of growth since the state remade the ferry line in 1960. But traffic volumes have stagnated in the last decade.

The struggle for Oak Bluffs “” a little music might help

Oak Bluffs selectmen must seize the reins and lead their town toward a prosperous destination.

What philanthropy is all about on Martha’s Vineyard

July 8 was Philanthropy Day on Martha's Vineyard.

Shootin’ the outside J and going for an alley-oop

More than 90 teenagers came out for the 9th annual Vineyard Streetball Classic at Niantic Park and showcased their athletic abilities.

Food trucks on Martha’s Vineyard

The first was ArtCliff Diner's food truck. Now comes Irie Bites. What's next?

Photos: Fourth of July on Martha’s Vineyard

Independence Day on the Vineyard meant getting families and friends together for an afternoon celebration in Edgartown to celebrate.

Top TV comics on Martha’s Vineyard this weekend

Sponsored by HBO and Uptown magazine, Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest has planned four weekends of comedy shows starting July 7.

Water sports on Martha’s Vineyard

Whether you live on or are visiting Martha's Vineyard, you should take advantage of the calm water spots perfect for kayaking and boating.

William Hung draws a crowd at Martha’s Vineyard Sharks

More than 1,300 fans went to the Martha's Vineyard Sharks game on Sunday, July 3, perhaps to watch the game, and perhaps to see William Hung.

What’s coming up at Vineyard film fests

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society opens its summer series on July 12 with Werner Herzog's "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.

At the Martha’s Vineyard Artisans Festival

Thursday and Sunday mornings, the Grange Hall hosts the Artisans Festival, a bustling, festive scene displaying the work of Island artists.

One actor, nine characters “” “Hamlet” in under two hours

"I Am Hamlet" is the definition of a one-man-show. Actor Brian Morey sings, dances, and acts, telling the tragic story of the Prince of Denmark.

Colorful characters, floats, fireworks

Celebrating Independence Day: the Fourth of July parade and fireworks in Edgartown.