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Alexis Condon wins Edgartown School spelling bee

Alexis Condon finished first and her twin sister Mackenzie second in a 17-round spelling bee at Edgartown School on February 23.

Sherry Linthicum Winnette

Sherry Linthicum Winnette, a teacher and conservationist who was an Island resident for the latter part of her career, died on February 12 at the age of 59.

West Tisbury selectmen go back to the dogs

The owners of two Akitas will pay all boarding costs and compensate their neighbor for lost livestock but asked the town to waive its legal fees.

Tisbury’s new emergency services facility to open soon

After a long wait, Tisbury's fire, ambulance and emergency management departments anticipate a move to the new emergency services facility in about five weeks.

Tisbury businesses hope new eats bring more feet on Main Street

From burritos to clam chowder to croissants, new eateries are due to open soon that bring the promise of more menu choices to entice hungry shoppers.

A slippery tale of ICE, drugs, courts, and frustration

The arrest of Adalberto Pires took some unusual twists and turns through the justice system.

Disney adventure led to mostly illegal eight year stay

How Adalberto Pires got to America, and how he hopes to leave.

Chilmark selectmen fine tune Tea Lane Farmstead lease

Chilmark selectmen have again reviewed the lease for the Tea Lane farmhouse.

Planned Center for Living home: big idea, small space

The Center for Living has no permanent home. A county sponsored plan to build one wouldn't be big enough for the agency's needs.

Oak Bluffs selectmen green light roundabout utility plan

Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday approved a request from NSTAR to install two new utility poles, and move four others, to accommodate the new road layout for the roundabout project at the intersection of Barnes Road and Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road.

Lagoon Pond drawbridge committee mulls over the final details

It was apparent at a meeting of the Lagoon Pond Drawbridge Committee yesterday that the devil is in the details.

Edgartown police provide safe place to drop old pills

A new secure drop box allows people to safely dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medications.

Massachusetts presidential primary is March 6

Seven Republican candidates are on the March 6 primary ballot.

The Pit Stop gets on track with a weekend music lineup

Don Muckerheide will waste no time opening Oak Bluffs's newest music venue.

Martha’s Vineyard joins state program for a healthier life

Martha's Vineyard joins 47 other Municipalities in Massachusetts to participate in Mass in Motion Municipal Wellness and Leadership Program.

Agricultural Society announces fund raising drive

MV Agricultural Society begins fund raising drive to help pay off new land purchase.

Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boating skills class

The Martha's Vineyard Detachment of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a 10-week Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course.

Martha’s Vineyard’s only hunter safety class is in April

Mass Wildlife will sponsor a free hunter education class in April.