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Martha’s Vineyard fisherman, fuel dealer show fuel spill skills

A Tisbury commercial fisherman and the co-owner of a fuel delivery service conducted a drill June 16 at the public landing on Tashmoo.

Hot yoga – through heat and discipline, the pathway to the divine

Claire Parkhurst is no stranger to the wellness industry.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks lose 4-2 to Silver Knights

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks suffered their first defeat of the young debut season, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Nashua Silver Knights, Friday at Vineyard Baseball Park.

Photos: The Taste of the Vineyard

Get your dancing shoes on! The Taste of the Vineyard, once again a sold-out event, offered a wide selection of the island's best food and drinks.

Sewer backup closes Oak Bluffs Library

Sewage backup plagues Oak Bluffs library. Sewage cleanup closes its doors.

Tisbury police appeal for witnesses to Spring Street stabbing

Tisbury police ask for public help in investigation of Spring Street stabbing.

From ordinary to extraordinary – launching new style and design

If you can't find anything you like, then come up with your own style. Four young designers show off their unique clothing lines.

Oak Bluffs

Our thoughts and prayers this week are with Lisa BenDavid Scannell and her extended family.


I used to complain about the gremlins who messed up my column in the past.


Okay, we've got Taste of the Vineyard tonight, the Boogies on a boat this weekend, and Neil Flynn holding down the back bar at Atlantic for the foreseeable future.

West Tisbury

Hay, cut and tedded, combined with multiflora roses to create the headiest scent near fields around town last week.


For a couple of days there it seemed like instant summer, really hot weather.


you're on your way.

Emily Reich of Oak Bluffs named All-American sailor

Emily Reich of Oak Bluffs, a 2008 graduate of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, has been named to the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association's All American team.

Tennis Notes

Vineyard Youth Tennis (VYT) announces that six Island youngsters have been chosen to receive a scholarship to an off-Island, one week, Adidas Tennis Camp: Lizzie Williamson, Connor Downing, Kiric Hallahan, Oliver Carson, Ryan Sawyer, and Sean McAndrews.

Men’s and women’s summer softball begins

The summer softball season began Monday at Tisbury's Veterans War Memorial Park as the reigning champion Highlanders took on the Blazers.

Martha’s Vineyard U-12, U-18 boys win soccer playoffs over Nantucket

The MV United Under-12 and Under-18 boys travel soccer teams put their best feet forward in their playoff openers against Nantucket.

Sports Highlights

The Stina Sayre Design presentation of the 2011 Collection at a cocktail party and fashion show at Shephard Fine Artspace on Thursday, July 28, from 5 to 7 pm, is a benefit for Vineyard Youth Tennis.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks debut reviewed

The new kids on the block, the Martha's Vineyard Sharks, have been welcomed with open arms by the Islanders whom they have come to join for the summer.