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Recycling, music, food to help Realized Dreams Sunday in Menemsha

Donate working electronics at a community pot luck jam in Menemsha Sunday.

Tisbury selectmen approve Moxie license

Tisbury selectmen Tristal Israel and Jeff Kristal approved a common victualler's license for Cafe Moxie owner Michael Ryan, at their meeting Tuesday at the Tisbury Senior Center.

Island officials dispute OpenCape plan for technology upgrade

Island officials say local towns have not signed on because OpenCape is building technology that does not meet the needs of Martha's Vineyard.

Rep. Tim Madden joins Island Grown Schools harvest celebration

The Island's state representative enjoyed the taste of fresh, locally grown tomatoes with Tisbury and West Tisbury school students.

Martha’s Vineyard Schools rate highly on MCAS scores

A new accountability system for the 2012 MCAS results focuses on schools' progress in narrowing proficiency gaps and student growth.

Island police expect limited impact from state drug lab scandal

A state chemist may have improperly handled thousands of drug cases. Island police are waiting to see if any local cases are affected.

Aquinnah association moves to defend settlement agreement

The AGHCA is determined to preserve the pact that has governed relations between the town and the Tribe since 1983.

Comcast turns off Chappy residents with offer of cable service

Town officials negotiating a new cable contract hope the offer breaks an impasse, but Chappy residents react strongly to the Comcast proposal.

Edgartown selectmen review plan to sell Warren House

Selectmen intend to sell the vacant and deteriorating historic structure to the highest bidder in a public auction.

Chilmark selectmen wrestle with library parking shortage

The library board expressed concerns about parking problems associated with Community Center events.

Martha’s Vineyard electrician protests Verizon charges

Electrician Craig Willett says Verizon's charges for burying phone lines underground can be the nail in the coffin for some local projects.

The Seeker of Vineyard Haven – a scow schooner by Ted Box

The scow under construction on Beach Road is months away from launching.

It is not wise to tempt the Derby fish gods

As every Derby fisherman knows, it is never wise to tempt the fish fates. They are the mystical creatures that prowl Island beaches.

67th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish derby

67th Derby Results (Through September 18) Grand Leaders Boat bluefish: Adam Cummings, 16.06. Shore bluefish: Ron Domurat, 11.22. Boat bass: Peter Winkler, 30.08. Shore bass: Dana A. Rezendes,...

West Tisbury selectmen place police station article on warrant

The building committee is expected to ask for funding for the new police station at the annual town meeting in April.

Tisbury Police seek witnesses to Monday night car accident

Tisbury Police have appealed for the public's help to identify the driver of a late model green Honda CRV that struck a parked and unoccupied 2009 white Subaru Forester parked in front of Bert's Barbershop in the Tisbury Marketplace at about 7:30 pm, Monday evening.

With a strong rebuke, judge sends Chilmark fisherman to jail

Well known commercial fisherman Karsten Larsen was ordered to jail after a trial in Edgartown District Court

MV Film Society, WGBH collaborate

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society (MVFS) announced a collaboration with WGBH, Boston's producer of PBS programming, and WCAI, the Cape and Islands NPR radio station.