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Oak Bluffs will enforce parking time limits begining May 21

Oak Bluffs police announced that seasonal enforcement of parking time limits will begin Monday.


A listing in the court report published May 10, for Eduardo Vivar Rodriguez of Edgartown, omitted a finding of guilty on a charge of assault and battery.

Sports highlights

In South Coast Soccer League play on Saturday, the MV United Under-12 boys team chalked up a 1-0 win at Falmouth.

MVRHS sports highlights

The boys improved to 6-0 in the Eastern Athletic Conference and 12-0 overall with a 4-1 win over Coyle and Cassidy on Monday at the Boys and Girls Club in Edgartown.

Martha’s Vineyard sails well in Wild Card Weekend, but misses Mark

The Vineyarders sailed well during the wild card playoffs but failed to secure a spot in the Mark Trophy New England Championships.

Martha’s Vineyard girls serve up winner over Chatham

The Vineyarders improved to 12-2 with a win over Chatham on Tuesday at MVRHS. M.V. lost a tough rematch with Barnstable Monday.

Martha’s Vineyard girls win league title, clinch playoff berth

The Vineyard girls beat Bishop Stang 18-13 to clinch the conference title and a spot in the MIAA state tourney.

Spa at the Mansion House hosts grand opening

Spa at Mansion House is a new name for a familiar place with familiar faces.

West Tisbury man’s parents honored for WWII heroism

Gerard and Gerda van Raan, will be honored posthumously "for their selfless and courageous actions during the Holocaust saving Jewish lives."

Tiny feet prepare for Edgartown’s rainbow run up Main Street

On Saturday, May 19, the town will close down its main drag briefly for the Rainbow Place preschool's annual blink-and-you'll-miss-it event.

What to do about cat pat aggression

Captain Jack Sparrow sits curled beside me watching Pirates of the Caribbean.

The blazing blue Lithodora

The name of the blazing blue plants trailing over a retaining wall as you drive into Oak Bluffs is Lithodora diffusa, in the family famous for blues.

Poets Corner: Awakening

Awakening I AM Ashes... I AM Dust... IT is Now I need to Remember...and to Trust... My Sprouting Wings...to Spread and Fly... That I AM Simply ReBirthing...and not...

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

First and second place finishes were tightly contested at the Thursday, May 3, Island Bridge Club (IBC) duplicate competition.

Martha’s Vineyard community notes

The first sign of spring in Chilmark is the Antiques and Flea Market at the Chilmark Community Center on South Road this Saturday, May 19.

Academic achievement

James Lawson, a resident of Vineyard Haven, has been named to the Spring 2012 Champlain College Dean's List for academic achievements, achieving a semester grad point average of 3.


Angie Frances and James Moffatt of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their daughter, Frances Anne Moffatt, on May 10.


The Minnesinger Spring Show is Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 3 pm at the MV Regional High School Performing Arts Center.


One more weekend before the official beginning of the season.