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Vineyard gridders edge Bristol-Plymouth, 28-26

Brighton is next for the 1-1 Islanders.

West Tisbury selectmen mull Mill Pond dredge plea

Dredging of the pond will not be cheap. Three options from an engineering firm peg the cost at between $240,000 and $700,000.

Comcast offers Chappy service, if residents share costs

The offer to provide cable service to the remote island community could break the impasse in talks for a new Martha's Vineyard cable contract.

Disaster declaration issued for NE groundfish industry

Despite fishermen's adherence to catch limits over the past few years, recent data shows that several key fish stocks are not rebuilding.

Island towns lag in connecting to new communications network

What if OpenCape built a new broadband network, and nobody connected? Martha's Vineyard is so far reluctant to join a new high capacity network.

An emotional storybook finish for Moffett Race winner

In a race dedicated to the late Harry Duane, his son and two grandsons won the Moffett Race in his beloved boat.

Gay Head Wampanoag tribe seeks court route to casino

Members of the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association have turned a wary eye to the legal challenge.

Derby fishermen save three off Gay Head on the last drift

The Islanders decided to make one last drift. That is when they spotted the New Bedford fishermen in the water and clinging to a cooler.

Tisbury takes local business owner to court over zoning violation

Too many trucks and no place to put them them has Trip Barnes and Tisbury zoning officials Ken Barwick in court.

Jewish community celebrates, reflects, forgives in this New Year

Rosh Hashanah begins next week, and September 26 is Yom Kippur, the Jewish religion's holiest day.

Martha’s Vineyard high school committee gets back to business

The freshmen frolicked, the other students returned, and the regional high school is off to a good start.

Mill Pond is one of the dots in a bigger picture

Mill Pond is one of the Islands most attractive fish fryolators. What is curious is why the town embraces it.

67th annual Striped Bass and Bluefish derby results

Grand and weekly leaders in the annual fall fishing classic. Daily results at mvderby.com.

John Murray squeezes energy dollars from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

It is one of only a handful of hospitals in the United States to receive a high level of certification for earth-friendly design and construction.

Harbor floats financial boat for Oak Bluffs

Good weather boosts harbor revenue, leading to an improving financial picture for the town.

Oak Bluffs agrees to new contract with police chief

Selectman offered a three year deal with wage hikes and educational bonuses.

Tivoli Day, Oak Bluffs’ after summer party, is Saturday

Oak Bluffs will throw its after summer party from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday.

Tisbury town hall closed next week

Tisbury town hall personnel will conduct business at the Emergency Services Facility on West Spring Street the week of September 17.

Tisbury closes part of Spring Street through Saturday

On Wednesday, September 12, Tisbury closed the portion of Spring Street that runs by town hall from the intersection with Franklin Street to William Street, due to exterior work being done on the Katharine Cornell Memorial Theatre.

Le Grenier restaurant is up for sale in Vineyard Haven

The French restaurant Le Grenier and La Cave du Grenier, a café downstairs, are for sale in Vineyard Haven for $1.