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Paul Ryan of BU won the 15th annual Martha’s Vineyard 20-miler

A cool, bright day, perfect for distance running, saw Paul Ryan of Boston take the early lead and keep it to the finish.

Early morning blaze destroys unoccupied Edgartown house

Edgartown firefighters responded to a fully involved house fire just after 4 am, Saturday morning. The cause is under investigation.

ArtCliff Diner serves up cub scout fundraiser

The Art Cliff diner was a busy place for a good cause Saturday.

In letter, Edgartown dredge chairman admits mistake

Says he ordered the work done, although there were no permits for it.

Richard Ashton Hutchinson

Richard Ashton (Dick) Hutchinson of Vineyard Haven, died peacefully at home, surrounded by family on February 1, 2012 after a brief battle with cancer.

Vineyard girls varsity needs a win against Nantucket Saturday

In perhaps their most dominant game of the season, the Martha's Vineyard varsity girls basketball team rolled over Chatham at home Tuesday, February 14, taking an early double-digit lead en route to an easy 57-32 win.

West Tisbury selectmen snatch Akitas from jaws of death

Selectmen threw the dog loving community a bone and agreed to work out a new agreement that calls for the Akitas to be given to new owners.


All of us on the board of the Edgartown Library Foundation (ELF) thank all of you who made our Tour of Italy event at Lattanzi's a fun and successful evening.

Memories and music

We have a resident who longs to speak with a fellow English woman or man who is from England, as she is.

Delectable and enjoyable

The excellent article on

Hockey ahead, time to cheer

What a lineup ahead of us this weekend.

Not unfair, but helpful

Recently the large grain and feed store, SBS, decided to end its participation in the Island Club Card program, stating it felt it was unfair pricing to some customers.

A part of Coast Guard history

February 18 marks the 60th anniversary of the Pendleton and Fort Mercer disasters in 1952 off Chatham.

Rest in peace

Sherry Winnette was personified patience.

Nature’s comeback

As we all know, in West Tisbury, the mill pond originally was non-existent.

Referendum’s misleading results

A referendum asking only whether one is for or against the roundabout cannot provide a reliable gauge regarding the project and, more importantly, will produce misleading information.

Roundabout ballot, but what’s the point?

The roundabout referendums — what will their results mean? As I understand it, the question being put forth is, "Should there be a roundabout at the intersection of Barnes and Vineyard Haven–Edgartown Road?" I see this question being a little problematic if one is trying to get the sense of the people as to what they would prefer to see at this intersection.

Some expensive vittles

The Chilmark town meeting has approved the tenant farmer plan for Tea Lane Farm.