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SSA reports smell of smoke, but no fire, on Friday evening trip

The Steamship Authority said exhaust and not smoke led to false reports of a fire on the motor vessel Martha's Vineyard Friday evening.

Martha’s Vineyard girls off to a rousing start in state tourney

All five matches ended in straight sets. The Vineyarders (17-2) advance to play the winner of the Westport-Fairhaven match, Tuesday.

Tall ship Picton Castle visits Martha’s Vineyard

The Picton Castle, a 179-foot barque, arrived for a brief stay Wednesday and will depart Saturday. Tours are available Friday.

Texas PR firm’s lawyer says it, not Danielle Pendergraft, sued

The Texas attorney representing Holiday Public Relations & Events elaborates on legal conflicts involving Danielle Pendergraft.

What’s Up MV: Martha’s Vineyard weekend music

Deejays and weekly acts headline this weekend's music.

Dragonfly Gallery shows Martha’s Vineyard in pastels

Ed Chesnovitch and Marilyn Ruseckas are two featured artists at Dragonfly Gallery this week.

Photographer discusses Martha’s Vineyard connections

Shaw Cramer Gallery talks began last weekend with photographer R. Michael Beatty.

Tisbury selectmen approve police officer appointments

Police Chief Dan Hanavan recommended the appointment of two local candidates, Ryan Natichioni and Jeremie Rogers, as permanent police officers.

Tisbury zoning inspector says no to coffee and burrito crowd ban

Fed up with trash they leave behind, Vineyard Haven business owner Chris Sze attemped to ban non-customers from his property's public seating area.

Tisbury students marched to the sea in remembrance

Last Friday, friends and family joined in the Tisbury School's annual Memorial Day March to the Sea to honor the nation's war dead.

Short list of county manager candidates is down to five

The candidates for a job that has proved problematic in the past include four Island residents and a New Hampshire native.

In about face, FARM Institute agrees to antenna in Katama silo

FARM officials told Edgartown selectmen Tuesday the project could go forward. That decision prompted one resignation.

Charter School eighth graders traveled ten days in Italy

Along with the opportunity to view art and architecture, students spent time with Italian families and attended a school in San Giovanni Valdarno.

Tisbury aims to open emergency services facility by July

Town officials said construction issues remain to be resolved with the contractor before emergency responders can move in to the $5 million facility.

Aquinnah, Chilmark throw the switch on improved wireless service

The distributed antenna system will provide AT&T wireless signals to areas that include Moshup Trail and Menemsha.

Maine woman tapped to be Martha’s Vineyard special ed director

Lynn Silva is expected to replace long-time student support services director Dan Seklecki, who retires in June after 29 years.

Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools superintendent sets goals

Improved math scores for students Island-wide in grades 6-8 is a target for the 2012-13 school year.

The fruits of a fisherman’s labor are mighty tasty

Steve Morris, owner of Dick's, said his holiday weekend tournament attracted more fishermen than in the past three or four years.

Christopher Wells resigns from Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank

Christopher Wells, Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank (MVSB) president and chief executive officer, resigned May 30, for reasons he described as personal.