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What’s up mv: Stars arrive for Stars and Stripes Festival

The Stars and Stripes Festival brings world class performers to the Flatbread venue in Edgartown. This show is expected to sell out.

Commissioners tap assistant to be new Dukes County manager

Katherine Rogers, the county commissioner's top choice said thanks, but no thanks. On Wednesday night the job was offered to Martina Thornton.

Arthur Edwin Winters

A graveside service was held at 11 am, Saturday, July 7 in the New Westside Cemetery, Robinson Road, Edgartown.

New Hampshire woman dies from July 4th crash injuries

Heather LaFlamme, 21, of Berlin, N.H., who suffered the most severe injuries, died Saturday at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, police said.

Capitol residents sweep Murdick’s July 4 Chop Challenge

P.J. Martinez and Alex Doll, both from the Washington, D.C. area, won the five-mile 2012 July 4th Murdick's Run The Chop Challenge.

State Police investigate two car crash on Barnes Road

State Police are investigating a two car crash on Barnes Road that sent five people to Martha's Vineyard Hospital, three with serious injuries.

Two-car crash on Barnes Road leaves three in critical condition

The vehicles collided just north of the Airport Mobil gas station. Three people were transported by MedFlights to Boston area hospitals

Annual Kids Parade turned Campground red, white, and blue

The 15th Independence Day Children's Parade, kicked off the Island's Fourth of July festivities.

Fuel spills into Oak Bluffs harbor after pipe ruptures

A pipe that supplies gasoline to a fuel pump at the end of Church's Pier ruptured.

Richard J. Mackey

Richard Joseph Mackey died peacefully in his sleep on July 2, 2012, surrounded by his loving family in Falmouth, Massachusetts.

Edgartown reduces rate for septage trucked to wastewater plant

Edgartown wastewater commissioners voted at a June 14 meeting to reduce the rate for septage discharged at the town's wastewater treatment plant.

West Tisbury

Sunday night's thunderstorm provided some relief from the heat and humidity of the past week.


There is no going back now, folks.


Where's Waldo? If your youngster likes to look for Waldo, you should take the child to many of the businesses in Tisbury and find Waldo.


In the headlines this week are a few family get-togethers, a birthday or two, some local events and a mention of who's in town.


Oh July, here you are.

Oak Bluffs

I hope you all flew your flags on the fourth on our country's birthday.


Isabelle J.

Academic Honors

Jane Alexander of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Boston College in Chestnut Hill.