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Martha’s Vineyard author pens latest canine hero story

Available now, "The Dog Who Danced" is a great book to read and think about if you like dogs. Or if you like people.

Noteworthy events

The FARM Institute in Edgartown announces two new ways to buy local meat.

Happenings at The Pit Stop, Martha’s Vineyard

The local music venue that took root this winter in Oak Bluffs, will celebrate the coming of spring with Jemima James and more.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

This Iranian film, a critical and popular success, now banned in Iran, won this year's best foreign language Academy Award.


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Tisbury selectmen updated on dredging projects

Tisbury selectmen Geoghan Coogan and Tristan Israel sprang through a short agenda on Tuesday, the first day of spring.

Oak Bluffs votes paving projects, tightens lease rules

Long delayed street repair and paving will get underway this spring.

Tisbury mooring transfer policy raises concerns

A snag in the transfer of a Lake Tashmoo mooring is provoking town officials to review and perhaps alter one of the Tisbury harbormaster's procedures.

Ballot question would prioritize teacher evaluations over tenure in hiring

A major ad campaign produced by the backers of a ballot initiative that would prioritize teacher evaluations over seniority in hiring, firing and tenure decisions hit the airwaves Monday morning.


Congratulations to Len Morris of Galen Films.


The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival was this weekend and my, oh my, was it grand! So many great films, such good food and coffee, and so many friends.


Mary Ambulos is back.


I'm sitting in the Cape Air terminal at Logan right now, waiting for that little Cessna to bring me home.

West Tisbury

Venus and Jupiter have made a spectacular show in our night sky.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions March 5-9, 2012

March 9, Molly Brennan, trustee of Molly Brennan 1999 Revocable Trust, sold 123 Litchfield Rd.

Poets Corner: Main Street

You are a farmer in winter now.

The historical perspective: A tale of two series, a mystery solved

Martha's Vineyard's history is a rich narrative of people and events.

Nantucketer Nathaniel Philbrick shares enthusiasm for Melville

Sail Martha's Vineyard will host Nantucket author Nathaniel Philbrick on Wednesday, March 28 at the Black Dog Tavern in Vineyard Haven.

Charter School students receive Make a Difference awards

Charter School students Sarah Chickering and Morgan Taylor were among 100 students state-wide honored by the JFK Presidential Library for community service.

Treating old, seriously ill pets prompts difficult decisions

Hard as it is to watch an older pet fail, sometimes the best treatment is no treatment.