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Vineyard girls lacrosse team loses to Scituate, beats Nantucket

Friday, the Martha's Vineyard girls' lacrosse team lost to Scituate, 19-14, in what Coach Betsy Dripps called "one of their best games of the season.

Nectar’s Martha’s Vineyard readies for season opener

Nectar's opens Friday, starting a weekend-long cluster of music including Island Thunder, Dawn Penn; Saturday night's Local Bash; and Entrain on Sunday.

June Manning receives state’s unsung hero award

On Friday, May 20 Representative Tim Madden presented June Manning of Aquinnah with the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) Unsung Heroine of 2011 Award.

Oak Bluffs School teacher Deborah Hammett wins Comcast grant

Comcast representatives joined Oak Bluffs School third grade teacher Deborah Hammett, assistant Katie Mauro and their students Tuesday for the "unveiling" of new iPads for use in their classroom.

Real estate professionals provide advice on choosing a broker

What steps would you advise a property owner to take when he or she is choosing a broker or a real estate agency?

West Tisbury

As I write this I can't help thinking about Memorial Day weekend that heralds the Vineyard summer.

New market a competitive and environmental threat

I was very upset to read that the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) has quickly approved of a new

Martha’s Vineyard will walk all night in fight against cancer

Tammy King has loved the Relay for Life event for years, but she never expected the American Cancer Society's (ACS) eighth annual event to impact her own family as it does this year.

Oak Bluffs

And here we are approaching Memorial Day Week-end again.

“Founding Gardeners” author to speak at Polly Hill on Saturday

"Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation" by Andrea Wulf.

Photos: Martha’s Vineyard SkatePark BBQ

Two bands, Dukes County Love Affair and The Taxidermists, performed at the Martha's Vineyard SkatePark, in Oak Bluffs, last Friday, May 20, during a casual barbecue afternoon.

Felix Neck hosts Vineyard Wildlife Festival

The Vineyard Wildlife Festival was held at Felix Neck on Saturday, from 10 am to 2 pm.

Auburn company wins West Tisbury School project with $1.1 million bid

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) on May 10 awarded Builder Systems Inc.

Solar gain

Tisbury, Edgartown, and other member towns, of the Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative (CVEC), are starting a new era in producing electricity from the sun.

Gone Hollywood

On Saturday, May 14, the junior class of MVRHS "went Hollywood" at their prom at the Beach Plum Inn in Chilmark.

A privilege to serve

In honor of Memorial Day, Raven 1, an AmeriCorps NCCC team working on the Island, would like to thank all the amazing Island residents for welcoming us into your community and allowing us to serve.

For Janet Hathaway and Alan Gowell.

As past chairmen of the Edgartown Affordable Housing Committee, you have both been instrumental in leading the evolution of the town's affordable housing programs, from simple house lots in subdivisions to an established program consisting of a whole range of affordable housing options.

State, federal cuts threaten Family Planning

This is a crisis — our clinic is at risk.

Stay tuned for peace

Winslow Myers, author of "