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Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant closes

The Dukes County Sheriff's office served eviction papers Monday on the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant at 14 Water Street in Vineyard Haven for non-payment of rent.

Life Line will offer stroke and osteoporosis screenings

Life Line Screening, a company that specializes in medical screening technology, will set up its equipment and offer screenings intended to reduce a person's risk of having a stroke or bone fracture at the Edgartown American Legion Post 186 on Katama Road on Tuesday, March 27.

Tracker Home Decor boosts custom shutter skills

Heather Lee Murphy of Tracker Home Décor in Edgartown recently completed three days of training at the Hunter Douglas Custom Shutter Division facility in Arizona.

Computer users face many risks along the Internet highway

The most difficult part is to tell someone with a computer worth $300 or $400, that it's not worth it to them to fix it.

Some guidelines for avoiding spam

Once you start receiving spam, there's no stopping it and it can only get worse from then on.

Red-tailed hawks have year-round homes on Martha’s Vineyard

Some two dozen families have stopped migrating, content to he here all the time.

Special Olympics starts on the Vineyard with a splash

The Vineyard's first Special Olympics swim team began practice at the Y last week.

ACE MV wants to expand college credit course offerings

Approximately 86 percent of college and university students are defined as commuter students, according to MPR Associates, a research and consulting firm that specializes in education.

Poet’s Corner: Ode to Julian Robinson

Osprey from climes further southTo the Vineyard soon shall returnJ.

Community Notes

The Polly Hill Arboretum has announced the addition of two new staff members, Ian Jochems, a new full-time horticulturist, and Jaime Morin, who begins a nine month collections management internship.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Half a percentage point separated the first and second place teams at the Thursday, March 8, Island Bridge Club competition.


Veronika and Gary Buckley of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Hannah Mae Buckley, on March 12 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Academic Honors

Clay Edwards of West Tisbury at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, Vermont.

A Martha’s Vineyard season to remember

The season is over for all four winter athletic teams, but the memories will last a lifetime of an exciting and historic competitive run.

Vineyard Travel Mites win Cape and Islands title

The Vineyard Travel Mites defeated rivals Nantucket and Hetland to win the Cape and Islands title last weekend.

Manchester skates to Red Kennedy title

Manchester won the Red Kennedy tourney but the Vineyard House Mites got great experience and enjoyed the ride.

Junior high volleyball season underway

The junior high school volleyball season got underway Tuesday with games in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown.

Sports Highlights


Oak Bluffs

Thank you to the MVRHS boys and girls basketball hockey squads for providing us with one of the most exciting sports season in many years.


Saskia Vanderhoop reminded me that the Vernal Equinox is Tuesday, March 20, at 1:15 pm.