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West Tisbury ZBA rules dirt bike track violates regs

The West Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) has overturned a ruling by town zoning officer Ernest Mendenhall, who found that use of a dirt-bike track on Nip 'n Tuck Farm does not violate town bylaws.

Investigators unable to pinpoint cause of Menemsha fire

The roaring July 12, 2010 fire that destroyed the Coast Guard Station Menemsha boathouse, docks and boats, and very nearly spread to the surrounding village, did not start inside the boathouse.

“Sea Level” skate film has Vineyard premiere Friday

When Elliott Vecchia was 12, his parents bought him a skateboard from Toys 'R Us.

Kiddo’s comfortable in new Oak Bluffs location

Where can a mother head with her young one knowing that they both will have a good time shopping? Where does a grandmother go to get just the right gift for her first grandchild? What about where a best friend goes to fill a basket for her best friend's baby shower? Lucky for all of them, and you, it is a one-stop shop at Kiddo's.

Martha’s Vineyard pizza

The origins of pizza are debatable. The Middle East? Italy? Greece? And it depends on your definition of pizza.

Photos: “Mad Men” party for Vineyard nonprofit

In an effort to raise money for the nonprofit TenThousandMeans, which works to end human trafficking, Vineyard Haven resident Chris Bahara hosted a party Feb. 11.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Society: Oscar shorts, Norweigan comedy

On deck this weekend for Vineyard filmgoers are the Oscar-nominated animated shorts, presented Saturday, Feb.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional does “Willy Wonka”

Watching a cast of more than 50 spring-loaded teens singing and dancing across the stage makes you want to sit back, strap on a seat belt, and hang on.

Announcements

Niki DeHaro and Andrew Kelly of Edgartown announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Mary-Catherine Kelly, on February 8 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Noteworthy

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.

Martha’s Vineyard Museum publication tells story of WWII veterans

The Martha's Vineyard Museum's recent exhibit, Those Who Serve: Martha's Vineyard and WWII, featured poignant stories of WWII through the eyes of 19 Islanders.

“Food for Thoughtful Parenting:” Raising families in the e-age

"Food for Thoughtful Parenting: 12 Must-Have Lists For New Parents & Young Families," Nina Coslov and Tara Keppler.

VNA will provide home health services at Nantucket

The Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) will begin providing home health care services on Nantucket on or before May 2.

Police arrest Island teens, recover hundreds of stolen items

A joint investigation by three Island police departments into thefts of tools and equipment from job sites across Martha's Vineyard ended Saturday with the arrests of three Island teens.