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Tisbury firefighters snuff out fire on Hillman’s Point Way

Tisbury firefighters, EMS personnel, and police responded to a fire early Wednesday morning at 52 Hillman's Point Way on the west side of Lake Tashmoo.

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce plans to renovate building

The Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce plans to renovate its building located at 24 Beach Street in Vineyard Haven, just across from the fire station.

New classes from Martha’s Vineyard Adult and Community Education

Beat the winter doldrums by signing up for a class — or several — through Adult and Community Education (ACE MV).

Martha’s Vineyard school districts earn high marks in audits

For the MVRHS District, the auditors reported net assets exceeded the district's liabilities by $12,770,426 for fiscal year 2011 (FY11).

State tax collections fell 5 percent in December

State tax collections in December of nearly $2 billion tumbled 5 percent from a year ago and missed budget benchmarks by $87 million, according to the Department of Revenue.


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Boucle Salon and Spa welcomes Stephanie daRosa to team

Bouclé Salon and Spa located on North Water Street in Edgartown announced the addition of esthetician Stephanie daRosa to its team.

Mone Insurance and Arbella team up to “Drive Out Hunger”

Mone Insurance of Vineyard Haven has joined Arbella Insurance as part of a campaign to "Drive Out Hunger.

Gazette hires former LA Times scribe as managing editor

The Vineyard Gazette announced Friday that Joel Greenberg is the Edgartown weekly's new managing editor.

West Tisbury

There is no West Tisbury Town News column this week.

Oak Bluffs

This Monday we celebrate the life of Dr.


Young adults can enjoy a movie this evening from 6 to 7:30 at the Vineyard Haven Library.


I'm giving in to the idea of a mild winter.


The Board of Selectmen is looking for an Aquinnah resident to fill the position of Fire Chief.


The Library is a happening place these days with story time Tuesday and Saturday mornings, teen time Saturday afternoons, Chess Club Monday afternoons, free Friday night movies and more.

Sports Highlights

The 8th grade girls travel basketball team tackled a tough Harwich squad at Harwich, Saturday, and came away with an impressive 43-38 win.

West Tisbury still perfect in junior high hoops

The unbeaten Edgartown girls stayed perfect in junior high hoops with a win over Oak Bluffs. The OB boys beat Edgartown to return the favor.

Martha’s Vineyard skates past Coyle in EAC showdown

The Vineyard boys varsity hockey team posted its biggest win of the season to date by defeating league rivals Coyle and Cassidy.

Martha’s Vineyard squirts hockey teams visit Fenway Park

Tuesday, Jan. 3, twenty-five Islanders, all members of MV Youth Hockey Squirt teams, played in front of the Green Monster at historic Fenway Park.

Vineyard lady hoopsters raided by Somerset Berkley

Somerset Berkley swept the Vineyard girls basketball teams in high school hoops action Tuesday at MVRHS.