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Fishermen spot great white feeding off Martha’s Vineyard

Three Martha's Vineyard fishermen spotted a large great white shark circling a dead whale tangled in lobster gear early Friday morning.

Bomb squad called to Menemsha to destroy military round

Alec Gale dredged up more than mollusks off Lobsterville Beach in the Martha's Vineyard town of Aquinnah Wednesday.

Daybreak honors Donaroma’s and 29 year employee

State representative Tim Madden traveled to Martha's Vineyard Monday to help Daybreak honor Donaroma's Nursery, for its participation in the Daybreak transitional employment program.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee approves student handbook changes

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Committee (MVRHS) approved changes in the student handbook for the 2011-2012 school year, at a meeting Monday.

Selectmen, fishermen air gripes, plan future in Oak Bluffs

In an informal workshop with its appointed shellfish committee, the Oak Bluffs selectmen identified six specific actions intended to repair a fractured working relationship and set priorities for the future.

Chilmark considers landfill solar plant, but skeptically

Chilmark selectmen on Tuesday reviewed a proposal from Vineyard Power Solar LLC (VPS), an Island-based energy

Tisbury selectmen take Seaver Construction to task

The Tisbury selectmen delivered blistering reprimands to Seaver Construction vice president of operations Ken DellaCroce about the company's work on the town's new emergency services facility (ESF) on West Spring Street.

First bluefish of the season arrives on Martha’s Vineyard

George Moran of Oak Bluffs caught a bluefish Tuesday afternoon fishing from Wasque Point on Chappaquiddick.

Ocean Eversley brings home bronze and silver

Ocean Eversley, the 53-year-old Oak Bluffs running phenom, competed in the Women Masters 40 year old category in the prestigeous Penn Relays at the University of Pennsylvania.

Jean Marc Levesque

Jean Marc Levesque of West Tisbury died on May 4 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Emil Roland San Soucie

Emil Roland San Soucie, 79, of Ambler, Penn.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston promotes Oak Bluffs seasonal resident

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston announced Wednesday the appointment of two new senior vice presidents: Jacqueline Palladino, Senior Vice President/Corporate Services, and Richard C.

Martha’s Vineyard police collect hundreds of prescription drugs

On Saturday morning police departments around Martha's Vineyard collected hundreds of vials of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription drugs for ultimate disposal as part of a nationwide Drug Enforcement Administration drug take back campaign.

Prescription for success

On Saturday, April 30, the Tisbury Police department was one of 5,300 drop-off sites throughout the United States that participated in the National Prescription Take Back Day 2011.

Horace A. Brooker

A service celebrating the life of Horace A.

Martha’s Vineyard school superintendent James Weiss keeps his grades up

Superintendent of public schools James Weiss again received high marks and praise, along with some suggestions for improvement, in his annual evaluation reviewed by the All-Island School Committee (AISC) on April 27.

Camille Rose for Aquinnah selectman

Aquinnah voters and taxpayers have benefited from changes in town government in the last few years, including a change in professional management in town hall.

Chilmark selectmen button up Menemsha pier project

Chilmark selectmen on Tuesday agreed to hire Tisbury contractor Powers Electric Inc.