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Tisbury Marketplace theater proposed for Martha’s Vineyard Film Society

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society may find a theater to call its own in collaboration with Tisbury Marketplace architect and developer Sam Dunn.

Oak Bluffs Ambulance staff goes red in support of soldiers

Friday is red tee-shirt day for Oak Bluffs Ambulance staff to signify their support for men and women in uniform, including some from their own ranks.

Oak Bluffs moves to hire interim town administrator

Two names have already surfaced for the job, as selectmen advertise widely for an administrator to replace Michael Dutton.

A chance encounter with striped bass makes a perfect adventure

Sometimes it all works out. The striped bass show up and there is a cop down the road.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court Report

Nathaniel Kistler, Edgartown; DOB 8/1/63, larceny over $250: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; two additional charges of larceny over $250: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; utter false check: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; two additional charges of utter false check: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; forgery of check: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; two additional charges of forgery of check: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth.

Oak Bluffs targets current year budget for $500,000 in cuts

Oak Bluffs selectmen and the town's finance and advisory committee voted July 14, to target $500,000 in cuts from the current year budget.

Oak Bluffs selectmen address animal control complaints

Oak Bluffs selectmen tackled animal control at Tuesday's meeting, after an increasing number of complaints from residents.

Chilmark Community Center fundraiser goes dry

The Chilmark Community Center had to change course this week.

Chilmark settles on Middle Line road plan

Chilmark selectmen approved new road specifications for the Middle Line Road affordable housing project Tuesday.

Massachusetts under fire after grants denied Martha’s Vineyard towns

Edgartown town administrator Pam Dolby criticized the state Department of Housing and Community Development's (DHCD) at Monday's meeting of the board of selectmen, for the agency's decision to reject a $2 million grant application.

Edgartown Police crack down on underage drinking

The Edgartown Police Department reported violations by six establishments to the selectmen after a three-pronged underage alcohol enforcement operation July 15.

State money means rebirth for Oak Bluffs lobster hatchery

The Division of Marine Fisheries will. rehab the long defunct building and make it available to the Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group

Tisbury Fire Department readies flagpole for new home

The Tisbury Fire Department is out of luck if someone at the Beach Road fire station decides to run something up the flagpole.

Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament returns

The Boston Big Game Fishing Club and the 25th Annual Oak Bluffs Monster Shark Tournament returns to Oak Bluffs this weekend.

Special education director Dan Seklecki to retire in January

Superintendent of schools James Weiss accepted a letter of retirement yesterday from Dan Seklecki, director of student support services for Martha's Vineyard Public Schools, effective in January.

Hospital nutritionist offers diabetic management advice

The trifecta of diabetes management is diet, exercise, and medication, Martha's Vineyard Hospital (MVH) dietician Mary Gross told the audience at a recent "Diabetes 101" workshop.

Windemere employees receive national award

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) has awarded the staff of Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center with a Bronze Commitment to Quality National Quality Award "for its outstanding performance in the health care profession," according to a press release.

Named Laboratorian of the Year

Josepha DeSorcy DeLay, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVP has been named the 2011 CAHLN-RCTLSA Laboratorian of the Year.


A news brief published July 13,


Allison McAndrews and Liam Wallace, both of Vineyard Haven and both students at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, recently received St.