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Moderate breeze, classic cannons mark second day of Vineyard Cup

Variable winds tested the skills of Vineyard Cup sailor Saturday, while classic vessels paraded with cannons roaring to start the day.

State health officials report all Oak Bluffs beaches are open

Massachusetts health officials report that all Oak Bluffs beaches are open for swimming.

Vineyard Cup begins with light winds, sunny weather, good racing

More than 50 crews guided boats of every size and class along a shore side course on the first day of racing.

“It all ends…” July 15 marks the end of the Harry Potter era

Two hundred people came to Edgartown Cinema at midnight to watch the last Harry Potter movie. (The article may contain spoilers.)

Katherine E. Sanders

There will be a service celebrating the life of Katherine E.

Memorial service for Peter Teel on July 29

A memorial service will be held for Peter Teel of Chilmark on Friday, July 29, at 11 am at Abel's Hill Cemetery.

Hugh W. Schwarz

A memorial celebration service to honor Hugh Schwarz will be held on Saturday, July 23, at 6 pm at the Vineyard Haven Yacht Club on Owen Little Way in Vineyard Haven.

Gallery openings

Various galleries on the Vineyard expose their newest pieces of art.

Art scene at Gossamer Gallery

Gossamer Gallery in Chilmark hosted an opening reception this past Sunday, July 10.

Happenings at Vineyard art galleries

Art lovers will be treated to the festivities accompanying the Edgartown Art Stroll on Thursday, July 14, from 6 to 8 pm.

First Vineyard Haven art stroll promises summer fun

The first annual Vineyard Haven Art Stroll will be held this Friday, July 15, from 5 to 8 pm along Main Street.

Artist Heather Neill adds magic to ordinary objects

Although many of Heather Neill's works appear to depict a photorealistic sense of her subject matter, closer examination yields surprises.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Dale Rogers, Oak Bluffs; DOB 10/9/59, operating motor vehicle with suspended license: guilty, six months probation, must pay $500 fine, $50 VW & $50 PSF.

Beach update: West Tisbury open, Oak Bluffs beaches ordered closed

Long Point and Lambert's Cove beaches were reopened Tuesday after tests revealed low levels of bacteria. Oak Bluffs was ordered to close beaches.

Airport SSA office on boatline agenda Tuesday in Tisbury

The SSA meets Tuesday on Martha's Vineyard. The Island's reservations office will be among the topics discussed.

State awards library grant to West Tisbury, bypasses Edgartown

West Tisbury Library makes the state grant cut. Edgartown Library is left on the waiting list.

West Tisbury reopened Seth’s Pond to swimming Thursday

Seth's Pond is open for swimming. Meanwhile, the source of high bacteria counts that have closed several Island beaches remains a mystery.


In a story published July 7, "Tisbury Street Fair turns 40," the dunking booth was incorrectly credited to both Vineyard Hockey and the M.

Public Health Council approves school nutrition plan

The state Public Health Council on Wednesday approved regulations that will require schools to provide children with low-fat milk, fruit juice, and water, ban soda and sugary drinks, require fresh fruits and vegetables to be sold in school cafeterias, promote whole grain breads, and ensure that water is available to students for free throughout the school day.