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Fire damages Maciel Marine boatyard

Firefighters from three towns successfully battled a fire in a boat storage building at Maciel Marine Saturday. The cause is undetermined.

Tisbury selectmen fire police officer Sgt. Robert Fiske

Tisbury officials refused to provide any details about the decision to fire the veteran officer, placed on paid administrative leave on August 1.

Vineyard girls win home finale

The Vineyard girls varsity soccer team capped off senior day with its first home victory of the season, a 5-0 whitewashing of Cape Tech, Friday, at Dan McCarthy Field.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard boys varsity soccer team defeated Bishop Feehan at Attleboro, Tuesday, 4-2, improving their season record to 10-4-2.

Spooky softball at Veterans Park

Each year following the Labor Day holiday, many of the Island's service industry professionals gather together on Tuesday afternoons to play softball at Veterans Park in Vineyard Haven.

Bishop Feehan rolls to 35-0 win over Vineyarders

It was no contest at Dan McCarthy field, Friday, when Bishop Feehan came to play; football, that is.

Vineyard Pee Wees felled by Nantucket

The Vineyard incurred two Nor'easters this weekend.

Making rosettes for your homemade cake… It’s a piece of cake!

Ace MV and Featherstone offered a class in cake decorating, and Instructor Eniko DeLisle covered all the basics of a beautiful cake in just two hours.

State spent $93 million on illegal immigrants

About 1 percent of the $9.6 billion spent on Medicaid claims last fiscal year covered services for immigrants who couldn't prove their legal status.

State aproves average 4.8 health insurance rate hike

Administration regulators announced that they have approved an average 4.8 percent increase in base premiums for individuals and small businesses.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission lets its roundabout approval stand

The Martha's Vineyard Commission, in a tie vote last Thursday evening, chose to let the Oak Bluffs roundabout project proceed.

Weekly Update – Town meetings, Jaws Fest and trivia, November 3

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, go find local goods and produce at farmer's markets and go watch school plays.

Travel support for Martha’s Vineyard high school singers

Every other year, the Minnesingers head for Europe to share their talents and check out the source of much of their music.

Oak Bluffs church offers winter clothes to needy neighbors

Winter clothing collected by congregants at Faith Community Church found new bodies to warm at a give-away on Saturday.

The MVRHS Class of 1966, 45 years later

From Toronto, Michigan, Florida and all around the Island, the class of 1966 came together 45 years after graduation.

The Tisbury Senior Center celebrated its 20th birthday

If feels like it's always been there, but the Tisbury Senior Center was just a hole in the ground a little more than 20 years ago.

New West Tisbury studio helps spinners find their center

Don't knock it until you try it. Spinning helps you stay in shape and burns calories during off-season.


Hospice of Martha's Vineyard has announced that Edo Potter of Chappaquiddick (in Edgartown) is the winner of this year's Spirit of the Vineyard award.

West Tisbury

"The sheer force of nature's assaults, like the storm unleashed last weekend, are always sobering.


Clyde Smith took home top honors at the Chilmark Volunteer Firefighter's Association annual Halloween festivities at the Community Center.