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Vineyard Babe Ruth softball squads split with Falmouth

The Vineyard's two junior Babe Ruth softball squads hosted the Falmouth Clippers in a double header Sunday afternoon, at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Back from the Bee

I've returned from the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Catch and release tournament celebrates 20 years

On Saturday, I will help to host the Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Catch and Release Tournament.


Well, summer certainly came overnight.

Martha’s Vineyard town wrestles with summer music scene

A tangled web of licenses, policies, and procedures allows widely differing levels of noise at different times, and makes compliance with noise regulations confusing and difficult, according to Oak Bluffs restaurant and bar owners, musicians, and police.

A mid-Atlantic magnolia makes it on Martha’s Vineyard

A native of Delaware, where she made her winter home, Polly Hill liked experimenting with warm-weather plants to see if they could survive cold West Tisbury.

Opening receptions on Martha’s Vineyard

Sense of Wonder Creations 1–5 pm, Vineyard Haven.

Annual Bloomsday celebration of music and drama

Fans of Irish writer James Joyce around the world celebrate June 16, which they call Bloomsday after Leopold Bloom, the hero of Joyce's novel "Ulysses.

Conservation group has agenda for big Martha’s Vineyard houses

Thank you for considering regulation of very large houses through the DRI checklist, a priority land-use concern of both the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS) and MVC for some years.

West Tisbury

Summer friends are beginning their annual return to town.

A huge success

The First Annual All-Island Eighth Grade Graduation Party was held at Nectar's on Friday, May 20, organized by the parent teacher organizations representing the Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury, West Tisbury, and Charter Schools, and funded by the Dukes County Deputy Sheriff's Association.

Oak Bluffs

Isn't it a challenge to drive here during the summer? Some drivers are so patient and willing to let you break into a traffic line.

To all our neighbors

The Rivard family gives its heartfelt thanks to all of our neighbors who took time out of their busy lives to help us look for our daughter, on the Monday afternoon of June 6.

Martha’s Vineyard model car enthusiasts turn to the sun

As many as 200 fifth- and sixth-graders from around the Island teamed up to field 94 amazing racers at the annual all-Island model solar car competition on Saturday.

High school athletes wash Martha’s Vineyard cars

Hoses spewed and suds flew at two benefit car washes on June 4.

Island Grown Schools dinner at State Road Restaurant

On Sunday, June 5, State Road Restaurant hosted a fundraising dinner for Island Grown Schools (IGS), part of Island Grown Initiative (IGI).

Author, author – a summer of book talks on Martha’s Vineyard

Martha's Vineyard has long been known as a Mecca for writers.

Sobering look at nuclear waste with Martha’s Vineyard Film Society

Western civilization has already produced between 200,000 and 300,000 tons of nuclear waste, and that amount is growing rapidly.