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Martha’s Vineyard boys run to victory in Vineyard Invitational

The Vineyard boys were in top form against 11 schools. The varsity took 1st place overall, and the junior varsity placed seven runners in the top 20.

Fall is a great time to improve the lawn

Prepare now to have a successful lawn next spring.

Democratic voters in 9th District choose Keating, Sheldon

Fewer than 20 percent of the Island's registered voters voted Thursday.

Middle Road in West Tisbury closed for paving Monday and Tuesday

West Tisbury town administrator Jen Rand said the closing would begin at 7 am and end at 5 pm each day.

Second Vineyard Warrior Triathlon is Sunday

The second annual Vineyard Warrior Triathlon starts in Oak Bluffs on Sunday, September 9, at 6:45 am.

Police investigate drug theft from ambulance, paramedic resigns

An Oak Bluffs paramedic is under investigation after admitting he tampered with narcotics while on duty for the Edgartown ambulance department.

Wampanoag environmental testing lab searches for new director

Longtime director Kendra Newick will move on leaving a gap that has yet to be filled.

Police scoop up late night ice cream thieves at ArtCliff Diner

Police followed a trail of melted vanilla ice cream to the window where the ice cream besotted thieves gained access to the popular restaurant.

Chilmark selectmen sign off on dock rebuilding project

Selectmen started the meeting with an update on Phase III of the project to rebuild the town dock that was destroyed in the Menemsha fire in 2010.

New York socialite nabbed for high end shoplifting

Not your standard issue shoplifter, a New York woman in high finance steals clothes and jewelry from stores in Menemsha and Tisbury.

For Islanders, it is Derby time

The annual Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby begins Sunday. Time is now measured in tides.

Martha’s Vineyard schools welcome the 2012-2013 school year

School administrators anticipate a successful year ahead as Island students head back to their classrooms.

Martha’s Vineyard school superintendent highlights changes

Administrative changes, new teachers and support staff, and a state-mandated professional educator evaluation system are in store.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School adds two new programs

Another of the new initiatives the school put in place for the upcoming year is an Educator Evaluation system.

Oak Bluffs School head describes significant staff changes

Several teachers will change grade levels and take on new assignments to enhance consistency and unity of direction in classroom instruction.

Edgartown School invites more parent involvement

The Edgartown School opens its doors for the 2012-2013 school year on September 6 to 355 students.

West Tisbury School opens with new kitchen and meal program

Small class sizes plus active, project-based learning with interdisciplinary support are the hallmarks of West Tisbury School.

Tisbury School embarks on building needs study

In addition to building and improving students' academic skills, the Tisbury School also maintains an emphasis on educating the whole child.

Chilmark School maintains multi-age classrooms and traditions

Chilmark School will start the year with 62 students, up from 52 last year.

Martha’s Vineyard Charter School will launch a new math program

The Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School is entering its 17th year providing a public school option for Island students and families.