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Oak Bluffs considers one-way plan for Dukes County Avenue

Oak Bluffs selectmen, at their Tuesday, October 18 meeting, considered a plan to make part of Dukes County Avenue one-way and set November 15 for a public hearing on the proposal.

Edgartown forms committee to advise on mobile phone towers

Edgartown selectmen named six townspeople to an advisory committee charged with exploring sites for mobile phone communication towers on Chappaquiddick and at Katama Farm.

A splendid day for the CROP Walk

On a beautiful but blustery afternoon, Sunday, October 16, 91 Vineyarders set out on the 21st annual CROP walk.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services appoints new board members

Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) has named five new members to its 19-member board of directors.

Groundbreaking ceremony today on Lake Street in Vineyard Haven

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) will host a groundbreaking ceremony today, for the construction of four townhouses on Lake Street in Vineyard Haven.

Cape and Islands Senator Wolf votes no on gambling

Shortly after the Senate's 24-14 vote to approve casino legislation, Senate President Therese Murray's office released a list of those who voted against the bill.

Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby final results

The fishing was tough but in the 66th Derby the grand and division winners managed to bring home a pin.

Edgartown voters will gather Tuesday in special meeting

Edgartown voters will gather in a special town meeting next Tuesday, October 25, to tackle a range of issues.

Martha’s Vineyard Public School wellness committees attend retreat

A Wellness Retreat held Monday at the YMCA offered a healthy dose of inspiration, motivation, and perspiration for Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) wellness committees.

Edgartown police take town seniors to lunch

The Edgartown police, fire, and ambulance services offered soup, sandwiches, and humor at a meal with the regulars at the town's senior center.

SSA members agree to shift lease on airport acres to county

Steamship Authority (SSA) members settled spring and summer schedules for 2012 and approved an $84 million operating budget.

Coast Guard says boathouse must meet future needs of entire area

The Coast Guard said its new boathouse is designed to serve a variety of interests and a wide service area beyond Menemsha.

Martha’s Vineyard parking public records are tough ticket

Delays, restrictions, charges, mark efforts to get public records from Dukes County.

Martha’s Vineyard towns may update parking ticket processing

Two local police departments explore whether a private company can manage ticket processing more efficiently and less expensively than Dukes County.

Help! Classic Beatles benefit concert for Island Grown Initiative

Love The Beatles music but not the kitschy, wigged-up cover bands? Have we got a concert for you.

Reel Picks

Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Adam) and Seth Rogen (big-hearted Kyle) star as best friends whose lives are changed by a malignant spinal tumor that comes with a 50/50 survival rate.

Tour the tales the gravestones tell

There's a lot to be learned by snooping through a graveyard and amateur historian Liz Villard has made a part time career out of it.


Another Derby season has officially passed, with newly minted boat and truck owners taking off with their sweet rewards.