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Edgartown selectmen race the clock on tax rate

Delays in state certification leave town officials scrambling to get tax bills out.

Tisbury’s Tashmoo Spring Building now available for events

Tisbury's newly renovated Tashmoo Spring Building received an occupancy permit on May 18.


A photo published in the May 17 Calendar section, in the article "Fashion, tea, and flowers," referred incorrectly to the origin of the clothes worn by Basia Jaworska Silva.

Squash Meadow completes LEED house in Vineyard Haven

Squash Meadow Construction completed a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified home in Vineyard Haven.

Rhode Island Fast Ferry will add new vessel to Vineyard route

The new 150-passenger ferry designed by Incat Crowther of Australia will have the latest in seakeeping technology and provide enhanced comfort.

Martha’s VIneyard District court report

May 15, 2012 Denice B. Bobbitt, Holbrook; DOB 3/22/73, OUI-liquor or .08%: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; moped violation: not responsible; possession of...

Rising Tide riding out tough times

Facing a funding shortfall, Martha's Vineyard's therapeutic riding program appeals for help.

After 46 years on the job, Beverly Tucker retires

Beverly Tucker hung up her Martha's Vineyard Hospital kitchen apron after 46 years.

New Martha’s Vineyard Museum emerges from the undergrowth

The first step of the Museum's master plan for the site has been completed: the building has been purchased with no mortgage.

Garlic mustard threatens to take hold on Martha’s Vineyard

Unchecked, garlic mustard can shove aside all kinds of native plants, including trees.

Women’s health issues was the focus of League of Women Voters

The Martha's Vineyard League of Women Voters met Sunday to discuss healthcare realities on the Island.

Windemere volunteers fill an important niche

The Windemere nursing home in Oak Bluffs welcomes the many volunteers who brighten the lives of elderly residents.

Charter school students win awards for written work

Two Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School students won Scholastic Art & Writing Awards in recent competition.

Oak Bluffs EMTs will serve up pancakes and information Sunday

EMS will host an open house that will feature a pancake breakfast "with all the fixings," equipment demonstrations, and games and fun activities for kids.

Workshop offers tips on healthy cooking at home

On Wednesday, May 30, parents are invited to learn a trick or two in the kitchen.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Becca Spiro of Chappaquiddick is leading a small group of volunteers across the nation on a 4,100-mile trip by bicycle that began in San Francisco on May 14 and will end in Washinngton, D.

Fundraiser seeks help from Islanders

Ross MacPherson, a 2002 graduate of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, is a candidate for the Boston chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Man of the Year award.

Academic achievement

Caitlyn Clark of Oak Bluffs at Flagler College in St.


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Martha’s Vineyard softballers win three, stay in playoff hunt

The Vineyard softball team won three straight games to stay in contention for a playoff berth in the MIAA state tournament.