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Reel Picks

It's pretty much the same old, same old, but this time Greg (Zachary Gordon) and Rowley (Robert Capron) are hopeful but tormented seventh graders.

Tisbury Water Works will flush hydrants

The Tisbury Water Works (TWW) will begin its annual program to flush town hydrants on Monday, April 25.

Oak Bluffs School stages “world cup”

The impact of last year's World Cup was felt by soccer fans and players around the planet.

Hundreds of Islanders clean Martha’s Vineyard beaches

Plastic wrappers and other light items were probably hard to find during Saturday's beach cleanup, which is organized anually by the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS).

Palm Sunday celebrations on Martha’s Vineyard

Palm Sunday — the first rite of holy week — was celebrated at churches across the Island on April 16.

R.I.P. – Douglas Higham, 92, a craftsman and more

We learned this week that Doug Higham died in January.

A voter decides

April means town elections here.

West Tisbury

A short column this week.

025 at The Ritz

Formerly known as 2nd Power, 025 plays at The Ritz in Oak Bluffs this Saturday night starting at 10 pm.

New Medicare rule endangers access for home care patients

For thousands of homebound and chronically ill older Massachusetts citizens, getting the home care they need just became more challenging in ways that will have cost implications for the entire delivery system and care implications for patients.

Tisbury race for selectmen’s seat features familiar foes

Tisbury voters will be asked on Tuesday, April 26, to choose between two candidates for one position on the three-member board of selectmen.

Art installation in West Tisbury distills thousands of photos

The original unshortened name for movies – moving pictures – could be resurrected to describe a film/art installation that had its debut screening two weeks ago at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury.

Edgartown ZBA orders private wind turbine taken down

In 2008, the ZBA unanimously granted James Snider Jr.


Easter is this weekend, and you know what that means: the giant Easter egg hunt at the Duck Inn, which starts this Sunday at 1 pm.

Squash Meadow house in Chilmark affordable housing subdivision is Energy Star compliant

Squash Meadow Construction recently completed the first house in Chilmark's Middle Line Road affordable housing subdivision.


Where is everybody? Oh, that's right: it's school vacation week.


My husband, Donald Mayhew, is now home and recuperating nicely.

Oak Bluffs

Well, like the saying goes after an election, the people have spoken.