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Coast Guard presents revised plan for Menemsha Boathouse

Coast Guard and Menemsha officials debate the revised plan for the new Coast Guard boathouse.

Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank announces new mobile service

The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank this week announced the roll-out of a new mobile banking service available to all of its customers.

Coldwell Banker Landmarks adds new agent

Coldwell Banker Landmarks of Vineyard Haven announced that Danielle Bailey, former office manager, rejoined the agency in November as a rental agent.

A pleasant little volume, and much more

In the summer of 1971, I think it was, Tom Hale darted across Vineyard Haven harbor in the Martha's Vineyard Shipyard's lovely, slippery double-ended launch, Filly, bound for the mooring field behind the breakwater.

West Tisbury

The weather continues to be fabulous — warm and inviting me outside to putter in the garden or take Talley for an extra-long walk.

Oak Bluffs

The good weather has been a bonus for all of the scallopers in Lagoon Pond and their boats are seen scattered over the area most every day, so I guess that means that the season is good this year.


The warm weather continues.


So what exactly is "figgy pudding" anyway? Is it yummy, or does it fall under a similar classification as fruitcake: somewhere in the world this is a tradition though part of the tradition involves a garbage can at some point? Well, I have recently learned that my husband actually likes fruitcake, so if you have some to spare, I suppose it won't go to waste in my house.


The Spa at the Mansion House hosts a Holiday Makeup Party tonight and next Thursday evening from 5 to 9 pm.


He finally has a name.

Photos: “Martha’s Vineyard Nutcracker” delights Island audiences

With video from Saturday's performance - going behind the scenes with dancers just an hour before the show.

Shopping at heart of Christmas in Edgartown

This year is the 30th annual celebration and in respect for this milestone there's more to do, along with bigger store savings than ever before.

Christmas in Edgartown edibles

It's time for Christmas in Edgartown, what Coastal Living magazine listed as one of their Top 10 Holiday Celebrations.

Reel Picks

Harold (John Cho), married, suburban, and upwardly mobile broker, and unemployed stoner BFF Kumar (Kal Penn) are at it for the third time in this hodge-podge sequel that among other things includes Ukrainian gangsters, a burning Christmas tree, animated versions of them, lots of dope, and a musical extravaganza by Neil Patrick Harris.

Academic Honors

Margaret Hibbard of Edgartown at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia.

Which smartphone is right for you?

Even as technological improvements are introduced constantly and nothing stays the same for long, here are some guidelines for new smartphones.

Edo Potter of Edgartown wins 2011 Spirit of the Vineyard Award

She's worked tirelessly for half a century to preserve the feeling of the Island when she first came here in the 1930s.

What wild creatures eat determines much of their behavior

It's not too much of a stretch to say that an ecological system is nothing more than the sum of the eating that goes on within it.

From Martha’s Vineyard to Finland, learning about the world

A college student from the Island is introduced to the world in much of its variety while studying abroad for a semester.