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Martha’s Vineyard athletes compete at Special Olympics

MVRHS students Elke Klein, Celeste Ewing, Austin Simonin, Paige Taylor, and Igor Avansini competed last Friday at a Special Olympics event in Mashpee.

Martha’s Vineyard high school seniors also have a bridge for sale

With the end of the school year fast approaching, Martha's Vineyard Regional High School seniors were in a mood to joke.

Straight talk: What advice do you have for first-time homebuyers?

Martha's Vineyard real estate professionals share their thoughts.

Services for John W. Ebbs

A celebration of the life of

Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena invites your comments

The Martha's Vineyard Ice Arena, along with Mashek MacLean Architects, will host an open forum at the ice arena, on June 12, at 5:30 pm, at the PA Club in Oak Bluffs.

Photos: Evening of the Arts at the Martha’s Vineyard high school

Wednesday, May 23, students showcased their work, in an evening of visual and performing arts, at the high school.

Musically Martha’s Vineyard: funk, hip hop, rock kick off summer

These musical events usher the summer into Oak Bluffs. Come dance to DJ's and live bands spinning and jamming everything from funk to hip hop.

Fishermen must do more to provide managers with good data

Division of Marine Fisheries officials said that 95 percent of the state's commercial fishermen fail to provide catch reports in a timely fashion.

The FARM Institute rejects wireless phone antenna in Katama silo

Concerns about radiation from wireless phone equipment and the location central to institute activities impeded lucrative town initiative.

Chilmark selectmen digest dinner boat request

A lobsterman wants to use the commercial fishing space at Dutcher Dock to pick up customers for a lobster dinner cruise out of Menemsha.

Oak Bluffs emergency director resists regional emergency plan

Oak Bluffs decides to go it alone on disaster planning, raising questions about how it will coordinate efforts with other Island towns.

Tisbury’s Main Street blooms with new businesses

Two new businesses will open on Saturday, joining several others that sprang up this spring, a commercial rejuvenation of downtown Vineyard Haven.

Wampanoag Tribe affirms earlier vote on Vineyard casino

A general membership meeting Sunday again highlighted the split between Martha's Vineyard and mainland members over siting a casino in Aquinnah.

Martha’s Vineyard will commemorate Memorial Day in many ways

The Island's holiday weekend events include marches to the sea by island school children, a veterans' parade and ceremony, and a town picnic.

EPA considers no discharge zone; seeks public opinion

The Environmental Protection Agency is considering a proposal to designate coastal waters of south of Cape Cod as No Discharge Area.

Three WWII veterans recalled wartime experiences for oral history

A few short excerpts from the oral histories of three Vineyarders who served in WWII.

Oak Bluffs selectmen favor bank plans for former Oyster Bar

The Board of Selectmen approved plans for 57 Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs on Tuesday.

Edgartown police get citizen assist in arrest of drug suspect

Hunter P. Denman, 31, tried to flee when confronted by police, who got an assist from a nearby store manager in subduing the suspect.

Steamship Authority expects a busy summer

Steamship Authority figures to date may be the harbinger of a good summer.

Feds plan to dispose of Edgartown’s landmark lighthouse

A nautical beacon and Edgartown Harbor landmark is on the block.