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Cohasset outlasts Martha’s Vineyard girls in state tennis tourney

Hannah Rawson defeated a valiant Wendy Wen in three sets to lift Cohasset over the Vineyard, 3-2, in a marathon game in the MIAA south semifinal.

What’s up MV: Gypsy rock hop and wood bats

Top quality local acts will liven up the Sharks act when they take to the ballfield Saturday and Sunday as the season gets underway.

Fisherman rescues driver who drove into Sengekontacket Pond

Ashley Peters drove off Beach Road into the water just before Big Bridge. Luckily, a fisherman was nearby.

Martha’s Vineyard beats rival Cape Cod Academy in tennis playoff

The Vineyard boys turned the tables on old nemesis Cape Cod Academy and eliminated the Seahawks in the MIAA south sectional semi-finals.

Lawyers defend Holiday and its employee Danielle Pendergraft

Counsel points out that it was her public relations firm, not Danielle Pendergraft herself, that filed two suits in Edgartown District Court.

Holiday/Pendergraft Edgartown tale echoes Houston past

Texas documents describe links between Danielle Pendergraft and her PR firm. And, her Houston past has similarities to her activities in Edgartown.

Edgartown library naming rights draw criticism

Edgartown selectmen were cool to naming library rooms after major donors based on the use of taxpayer dollars.

Tisbury town hall exterior restoration proves a challenge

A project is underway to repair and replace clapboards and repaint the former church building that houses Tisbury's municipal offices.

Attorney and parents discuss teen drinking on the Island

The Dukes County Health Council hosted a program to discuss social host liability, the legal term that describes when a host furnishes alcohol to a guest.

Fishing leaves time to ponder the importance of gluten

The ASMFC is considering new rules to protect striped bass from illegal commercial fishing. There is an opportunity to comment.

Drunk driver crashes truck, hides in pond

State Police arrested Patrick Masse, 31, of West Tisbury, after he crashed a 1999 Chevy pickup truck on Lambert's Cove Road and fled into No Bottom Pond, the night of May 31.

Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School celebrates graduation

The Charter School community provided an inspiring send-off to nine high school graduates at a ceremony on Sunday, June 3.

Five Corners on Martha’s Vineyard sprouts new sign, old design

An Island-style sign that features a grape design has replaced two utilitarian green and white directional signs to up- and down-Island towns.

Edgartown hires Connecticut woman to be new library director

The Edgartown Library board of trustees introduced Jill Hughes as the new library director at Monday's meeting of the board of selectmen.

Driver courtesy ends in serious motorcycle accident

A West Tisbury motorcyclist was seriously injured Thursday, May 31, in a collision with a car on Barnes Road in Oak Bluffs.


A story published May 31,

Photography aplenty at Martha’s Vineyard galleries

Three new photography exhibits at Featherstone Center for the Arts, Louisa Gould Gallery, and the WorkOut and Vineyard Tennis Center.

Martha’s Vineyard gallery receptions

Featherstone Center for the Arts 4–6 pm, Oak Bluffs.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

Featuring iconic Marvel super heroes.