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Coast Guard teams up with Island emergency responder

The Coast Guard, members of the Island's tactical response team and patrol boat crews from Tisbury and Oak Bluffs participated in the drills.

Fire Partnership plans prescribed burn in Long Point

The Martha's Vineyard Prescribed Fire Partnership will conduct a controlled burn on Thursday, April 5, at The Trustees of Reservation's Long Point Wildlife Refuge in West Tisbury.

Edgartown police laud success of pill drop box

Edgartown police hoped a new drop box where people can dispose of unwanted prescription medications would encourage Island residents to clean out their medicine cabinets.

Gas prices continue to increase, more so on Martha’s Vineyard

Gas prices in Massachusetts crept up 3 cents per gallon in the latest AAA survey.

New England Outdoor Writers honor shark researcher, Times columnist

The New England Outdoor Writers Association presented the awards to biologist Greg Skomal and Nelson Sigelman at its annual banquet on March 31.


A photo published in today's Calendar section, "Lexie Roth on music, family, and loss," incorrectly identified the photographer.

Window film installer receives certification

Bob Donovan of Vineyard Window Film said he recently completed the Solutia VEP series certification program which includes all aspects of properly installing the VEP 35 and VEP 70 all season film.

Comcast now offers Business VoiceEdge â„¢

Comcast recently announced it will be offering Comcast Business VoiceEdge™, a cloud-based voice and unified communications solution to Island businesses.

Squash Meadow Chilmark house receives Energy Star rating

A Chilmark house owned by Jennifer Slosberg and located on Beech Road in Chilmark built by Squash Meadow Construction qualified as an Energy Star home following a rigorous inspection, according to a press release.

Rose Bud Balloons in Oak Bluffs celebrates 20th anniversary

Rose Bud Balloons at 30 Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs celebrates its 20th anniversary as a one-stop party shop next week.

Nowadays, pale yellow is in vogue in and around the garden

Style is random and demanding: keeping up with the latest trendy colors can be quite a challenge.

Some human meds work for dogs, others definitely don’t

Giving a dog an aspirin may seem harmless, but in fact quite the opposite is true.

Poet’s Corner: Ode to the Roundabout

Ode To The Roundabout Round and round goes the roundabout.

Scottish Society celebrates National Tartan Day on Saturday

National Tartan Day sponsored by The Scottish Society of Martha's Vineyard will be Saturday April 7, 2-4 pm, at the Chilmark Community Church.

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

Dotti Arnold and partner Carol Whitmarsh took first place at the Thursday, March 29, Island Bridge Club competition.

Martha’s Vineyard community notes

Meredith Curtis of Edgartown has been accepted into the Mass General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions direct-entry Master's of Science in Adult/Gerontological Nursing Program.


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Academic Honors

Trey Rasmussen of Vineyard Haven at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.


Jessica Powers and Michael Villa married in Whistler, British Columbia, on February 29, 2012.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions March 19-23, 2012

March 23, Vicki and Klaus Broscheit and Andrea and Michael Norkus sold 16 Turtle Cove Rd.