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Grace Church in Vineyard Haven holds annual outdoor service

For the last four years, Grace Church has celebrated the turn of the seasons with an outdoor service, with food to follow.

Boston Magazine gives Hob Knob Inn Best of Boston award

Boston Magazine named Edgartown's Hob Knob Inn the Best Boutique Hotel on Martha's Vineyard in Boston Magazine's 2011 Best of Boston® Awards issue.

Aquinnah Library uses grant and local funds to increase collection

The Aquinnah Public Library is beneficiary of a grant for small rural libraries from the LIBRI Foundation of Eugene, Oregon.

Martha’s Vineyard Permanent Endowment announces latest grant cycle

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard invites online applications for its fall grant cycle, according to a press release.

Inaugural Vineyard Warrior triathlon this Sunday

The inaugural Vineyard Warrior Triathlon, with its special guest, six-time Ironman World Champion Mark Allen, starts in Oak Bluffs on Sunday, September 11, at 8 am.

Oak Bluffs police arrest six on long holiday weekend

Oak Bluffs police answered 98 calls over the long Labor Day weekend and made six arrests.

Edgartown selectmen reject off-season van tours

Edgartown selectmen unanimously rejected an application to operate ticketed tours through downtown streets in the less busy months of the year.

Smash and grab thief steals purse from car parked in state forest

Police have asked the public to help find the thief who broke into a car and stole a silver purse.

Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School focuses on curriculum

The Charter School's 2011-2012 school year initiatives will focus on curriculum and long-range planning.

Multiage classrooms prove a success at Chilmark School

The Chilmark School will add an additional K/1 classroom and two new staff members, this year.

At West Tisbury School, exciting changes inside and out

West Tisbury School is off to a fresh start with new renovations and changes in organization and staff.

Oak Bluffs School’s new principal is eager to enhance achievements

The new principal of the Oak Bluffs School, Richie Smith, says he looks forward to building on the students' high achievements.

Tisbury School’s new principal brings experience as an alumnus

As an alumnus and new principal of Tisbury School, John Custer knows the school recognizes each student's individual talents.

Edgartown School welcomes parent and community involvement

At the Edgartown School, several new teachers will join the staff this year.

Martha’s Vineyard high school blends new initiatives with the familiar

MVRHS principal Stephen Nixon calls for students and parents to get involved.

Martha’s Vineyard school leader is ready for a new year

Martha's Vineyard school superintendent James Weiss describes changes, challenges in the new year.

Martha’s Vineyard Schools at a glance

Martha's Vineyard taxpayers spend approximately $40,411,326 to support seven schools with a total enrollment of approximately 2,214 students.

Martha’s Vineyard schools ring in a new year

Thursday morning Martha's Vineyard students of all ages begin a new school year.