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Edgartown selectmen take up curb cuts, house demoliton

A routine request for a curb cut proved somewhat less than routine at the Edgartown selectmen's meeting on Monday.

Oak Bluffs building inspector Jerry Wiener resigns

Oak Bluffs building inspector Jerry Wiener submitted a letter of resignation to selectmen that they unanimously accepted during a short afternoon meeting Tuesday.


A story in the Calendar section of September 15, "'Read me Differently' tells family tale of learning disabilities," by Brooks Robards, incorrectly listed the date and time of the second screening.

Immigration rights, wage dispute, clash at Martha’s Vineyard home

An Edgartown couple is accused of cheating Brazilian workers out of their pay. They took the case to court.

Tri town members agree to change in management

The Tri-town ambulance service is poised to change its management structure and cost formula.

66th Derby results week two

In the second week of the Derby no lead is secure.

Chilmark special will take up farmhouse and pond repairs

On Monday Chilmark voters will be asked to spend money to restore a pond and farmhouse, and dress up the Middle Line Road housing project.

Martha’s Vineyard schools struggle with MCAS progress targets

MCAS 2011 exam results released Tuesday show Island schools continued to improve but many fell short of the state's adequate yearly progress targets.

Chappaquiddick calls for cable, questions commitment on contract

Some Chappaquiddick residents who cherish the remote solitude of the small island, also want to be connected with cable television services.

On Martha’s Vineyard Brazilian workers live a life apart

Two Brazilian born construction workers describe their underground life on Martha's Vineyard

Up-Island regional school committee looks ahead to goals, budget

With fiscal year 2013 budget discussions about to begin, the Up-Island Regional School District school committee plans to talk goals first, then dollars.

Martha’s Vineyard moves toward regional emergency planning

Five Island towns have committed to a regional emergency planning committee to prepare for hurricanes and other disasters. Oak Bluffs has not.

Vineyard designer Chrysal Parrot debuts gown at Emmy Awards

A gown by Vineyard designer Chrysal Parrot debuted on the red carpet at the Emmy Awards, worn by Dahvi Waller, a producer for the AMC series "Mad Men,"

West Tisbury

New flannel sheets from L.


They are back.

Oak Bluffs

A perfect weekend just ended, and our town was very busy.


Admire the colorful chrysanthemums decorating the walks along Main Street.


Now that fall is here and some of our schedules are not so full, we can start thinking about fall and winter projects.