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Nectar’s a stop on local brothers’ successful journey

Seb and Joe Keefe, brothers from the Vineyard and members of the band Family of the Year, will perform with their band at Nectar's on July 7.

Children’s writer Susan Stockdale at Edgartown Books

Susan Stockdale's well-choosen words and vibrant illustrations are a delight for children.

Stephen Warriner joins Homes on Martha’s Vineyard real estate office

Stephen Warriner of Edgartown has joined Homes on Martha's Vineyard real estate company as a sales associate, owners Susan Cahoon and Tjark Aldeborgh announced in a press release.


In the June 30 edition, the story

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank announces latest grants

Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank, through the Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard, awarded $9,500 in grants to six community groups and local nonprofit organizations in its summer grant cycle.

Sharky’s takes bigger bite of Martha’s Vineyard dining

Sharky's Cantina is expanding its Oak Bluffs operations.

YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard building named after Swartz family

On June 30, the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard celebrated its one-year anniversary by honoring some of those most responsible for its creation, including top donors and board members.

Oak Bluffs police department adds new sergeant

The Oak Bluffs police department Tuesday promoted officer Steven Conley to the rank of sergeant in a ceremony held before officials, family, and friends.

Oak Bluffs selectmen appeal for emergency accounting funds

Oak Bluffs selectmen will ask the finance and advisory committee to use its emergency reserve fund to hire a private firm for accounting work.

Oak Bluffs parking crackdown on Tony’s Market irks owner

Longtime popular market feels the pinch as parking laws will be enforced.

Dead tree must go, Tisbury tells state highway officials

Hurricane season is on, so the question of when, not if, a dead tree on State Road in Vineyard Haven falls or is blown down has Tisbury town officials and nearby property owners vexed.

Mass will offer energy saving appliance rebate program

Massachusetts will launch on July 28 a taxpayer funded appliance efficiency program for eligible refrigerator and room air conditioner replacements.

Chilmark selectmen okay road race with comfort station caveat

For Chilmark road race, porta-potties must be equably distributed to provide maximum comfort.

West Tisbury task force will study Up-Island region’s budget

A West Tisbury task force to review the Up-Island Regional School District's budget got a lukewarm reaction from skeptical school committee members.

Tri-town bill tops Aquinnah special meeting called for Tuesday

Aquinnah voters will be asked to fully fund the Tri-town ambulance budget at a special town meeting Tuesday night.

July 4th frolic lands couple in jail

Marking the nation's birthday with a private celebration in a public place, this couple was all smiles till the cuffs went on.

State looks at new allegations of bid problems in Oak Bluffs

An anonymous Oak Bluffs contractor complains that the town only hires friends and relatives.

Martha’s Vineyard enjoyed the Fourth, mostly peacefully

Combine the many attractions of Martha's Vineyard, television meteorologists predicting clear, sunny weather, and July Fourth falling on a Monday, and you had all the ingredients needed for a busy, long holiday weekend.

Vineyard author Judy Campbell speaks on new book Saturday

When I pick up a mystery novel, I usually know what to expect: I grew up on a testosterone-enhanced diet of Mickey Spillane.