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Dog days of summer on Martha’s Vineyard

The weather is hot & sultry, an indication that we are in the dog days of summer. In honor of them, we should remember man's best friend, our dogs.

Stringing the world together: Boston String Quartet plays Sunday

On Sunday they will introduce their sound to Vineyard audiences with a show titled Worldsong, a global mix of culture-defining music.

First Martha’s Vineyard Wind Festival postponed to Sept. 3

On Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, the first M.V. Wind Festival will feature a day-long kite flying contest, along with other family events.

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals perform at Nectar’s

For Grace Potter and the Nocturnals fans, of which there seem to be a number on the Vineyard, this was a good weekend.

SSA adds extra boats in anticipation of Hurricane Irene

With hurricane Irene aiming for the East Coast, the SSA, anticipating possible service interruptions this weekend, will add extra ferries Thursday.

BrantAsil run the table to win Vineyard summer basketball title.

BrantAsil defeated Mopeds Are Dangerous in the final playoff game of the Oak Bluffs Summer Basketball League at Niantic Park, Saturday.

Sports highlights

The High School Summer Hockey league has finished its season at the MV Arena, The teams were named for the color of their jerseys.

Vineyard girls tennis team receives EAC championship banner

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls tennis team celebrated its first-ever Eastern Athletic Conference championship, in a small ceremony, Friday at the MVRHS tennis courts.

The 3rd annual Camp Jabberwocky road race

Three hundred thirty two runners completed the 5K course Saturday, at the third annual Run for Camp Jabberwocky road race beginning and ending at the Farm Institute, Edgartown.

Highlanders, Hurricanes back in finals rematch

The Highlanders and Hurricanes swept through their respective semifinal series to set up a rematch of last year's men's softball championship.

Shirley’s Hardware wins VFA title in shootout

Shirley's Hardware and Sports Haven hooked up in a marathon Vineyard Football Association Gilbert/Hammond cup final at Veterans Park, Tuesday night.

Snaps down Creamers to win women’s softball championship

The Long and Meehan Snaps and the Mocha Mott's Creamers met at Veterans Park, Tisbury, Tuesday evening, in the championship round of the Women's Softball League playoffs.

Tossing Grandma’s spider

The 14th annual Women's Skillet Throw, was a clean sweep for the Island's Kara Shemeth.

No dirt bikes at Greenlands

To the Editor: In light of a recent increase in dirt bike and ATV riding within the conservation property owned by the town of West...

No treatment plant expansion

Let's start with a few facts from Colorado State University.

End hemp apartheid

This is an open letter to President Barack Obama.

Thanks for the beeps

Thank you for your beeps and gestures of support and acknowledgement.

About the roundabout

This is an FYI for all of us who are planning to attend the Martha's Vineyard Commission hearing on the roundabout.

Roundabout should not proceed

In response to your excellent