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Hot time in the Vineyard Cup

A hot day, with conditions that ranged from calm to crazy, made for a challenging day of racing for Vineyard Cup competitors on Saturday.

Slow start, fast finish for Vineyard Cup Regatta

Four racing classes competed today, the first of the Vineyard Cup regatta. A freshening breeze made a race of it. The post-race party was a blast.

What’s Up MV: Dreamland Ballroom joins Vineyard music scene

The highly anticipated opening of Dreamroom Ballroom in Oak Bluffs is the highlight of a music packed weekend.

Boat trailer mishap blocks Old County Road

A boat was left high and dry on Old County Road Friday morning.

Pay Beach in Oak Bluffs reopened after new water tests

It's safe to go back in the water, after tests show bacteria counts fall well below allowable limits set by state regulators.

Crews free lobster boat that ran aground in Aquinnah

Crews removed fuel from the Sherry Ann, and pulled her off Long Beach Thursday. A barge was used to transport her back to Fairhaven.

Upswing in construction seen in several towns

An analysis of building permits indicates that construction of new homes, additions, and the renovation of existing homes is on the upswing...

What Martha’s Vineyard is worth for the 2013 fiscal year

Using the most recent assessed values, real estate on Martha's Vineyard is worth $19.8 billion, up about 1.5 percent, from last year.

Martha’s Vineyard real estate shows little change from 2011

Despite some stabilization in volume and prices, inventory of property for sale remains at historically high levels...

Captain hits rocks, beaches lobster boat to keep from sinking

The captain beached his vessel near Zack's Cliffs early Wednesday morning off the southwest corner of Martha's Vineyard.

July Fourth crash victim dies, investigation continues

Services will be held Saturday for 21-year-old honors student Heather LaFlamme. Two passengers in the Jeep remain hospitalized.

Tisbury selectmen agree to test town hall air quality

Tests for mold and volatile organic compounds at Tisbury town hall are intended to address employees' concerns about their work environment.

Kelly House gets green light for outdoor dining in Edgartown

Selectmen approve a plan to create an outdoor dining area for the hotel in Edgartown.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has a new lab manager

Lena Prisco, a former research scientist, went from the night shift to in charge. Her corporate background is paying big dividends.

Hebrew Center revamps lecture series ticket policy in wake of chaos

An orderly line changed into a mob when a small group rushed the door in an effort to gain entrance to the Summer Institute lecture Thursday night.

Racers set sail for Martha’s Vineyard and Vineyard Cup Regatta

The annual event draws many Island sailors, as well as competitors from as far away as Florida, for three days of sailing and three nights of partying.

Sail MV raises thousands in donations at seafood banquet

Sail Martha's Vineyard (Sail MV) is on a roll.

Everyone loves a parade on the Fourth of July

The Edgartown Fourth of July parade route was crowded with Island residents and visitors, all eager to enjoy a Vineyard tradition.

Oak Bluffs selectmen deny two taxi driver permits

Selectmen hear of multiple driving violations, and criminal charges against two taxi drivers.