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Deck girder, 25 tons, falls off truck on to Eastville Ave

It took two front-end loaders to lift a massive 34-ton concrete bridge girder that fell off a tractor-trailer truck and landed on Eastville Avenue, on Thursday, February 3, about 3 pm, afternoon.

Martin F. Morris

Martin Frances ("Mugsy") Morris died peacefully with family by his side in Falmouth on January 30, 2011 at the age of 77.

Superintendent makes the tough, early call on snow days

A wintry mix of snow and freezing rain Tuesday led to an early afternoon decision by Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) superintendent James Weiss to cancel after-school activities.

Audrey B. Dixon

Audrey Branker Dixon, 80, of Oak Bluffs died at home on January 24.

Wind turbines, there must be a better way

This is a letter to Martha Vineyard inhabitants, both the annual and seasonal types.

And now, the moment you’ve waited for – the envelope please

I'm a big fan of "The King's Speech" for the Oscar.

Angel’s Auto Body is open for business

Angel's Auto Body, a full service collision repair and refinishing shop, has opened for business at 30 Evelyn Way off State Road in Vineyard Haven.

Permanent Endowment Fund applications available

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.

Local runner wins multiple medals in Master’s meet

Ocean Eversley, of Oak Bluffs, won two gold and two silver medals in the 2011 USATF East Regional and New England Masters Indoor Track and Field Championships, held Sunday in Providence, R.

For the families of persons with mental illness

Mental illness affects not only the person who is ill, but their families and loved ones as well.

Bulls stop slide, earn top seed in RCBL playoffs

The Bulls put a stop to their four-game losing streak and beat the Lakers 91-85 Monday night at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club.

Vineyard girls skate past Marshfield, lose to Sandwich

The Vineyard varsity girls hockey team had every reason to be confident heading into Monday's home game with Sandwich.

Questions for law enforcement and the courts

The record of Richard Morris's ins and outs — arrests, incarceration, bail, probation, release pending trial, re-arrest, bail reduction, bail revocation, etc.

SSA reservation suggest bright summer forecast

The Steamship Authority (SSA) members met in their first monthly meeting of the new year, at Woods Hole on January 25.

Alert Oak Bluffs neighbor sounds house fire alarm

At approximately 2 pm Sunday afternoon, Oak Bluffs firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 10 Doar Street off Eastville Avenue.

Sports Highlights

The Martha's Vineyard eighth grade boys' travel basketball team clinched a first round bye and the fifth seed in the upcoming Cape League playoffs, with a pair of victories last Saturday.

Unmatched generosity

Thanks to everyone who helped with the shoe drive over the last few months.

Feehan comeback puts Vineyarders on ice

The Martha's Vineyard boys varsity hockey team let one slip away against unbeaten Eastern Athletic Conference rival Bishop Feehan at the Martha's Vineyard Arena, Saturday night.