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Family announces scholarship in memory of Donald Rappaport

The scholarship will help a local student pursue higher education in the maritime field.


A story published July 26, "Island Galleries change things up, show new artists" incorrectly identified Elizabeth Wadleigh Leary as a new artist at the Willoughby Gallery of Fine Art.

Harbor View Hotel cottages offered for sale starting at $566,500

Edgartown's Harborview Hotel is offering for sale18 of its cottage suites.

Island Cove celebrates 20 years with Vineyard Sound and prizes

Island Cove Adventures on State Road in Vineyard Haven, home to mini-golf and a climbing wall, and Vineyard Sound, the well-known singing group, will celebrate their mutual 20-year anniversary together.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

July 23, 2012 Jason L. Vega, Lawrence; DOB 3/6/87, disorderly conduct: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; assault and battery: to be dismissed upon...

Summer People: Earl and Ezola Adams

Earl and Ezola Adams have been married for more than 60 years and have been coming to the Vineyard for 47 years.

Exposure to lilies can be toxic for cats

If ingested, any part of the lily plant "” stems, leaves, blossoms, even pollen "” can cause acute kidney failure.

A dawn for peace and remembrance

The Martha's Vineyard Peace Council and members of the community met at 6am at the Gay Head Lighthouse to remember horrors and share hopes for peace.

Sand sculpture contest combined lots of sand and talent

More than 60 beachgoers participated in the 6th annual Sand Sculpture Contest at South Beach in Edgartown on Wednesday, August 1.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Perhaps the only Islanders not watching the Olympics this week were the folks playing duplicate bridge.

Poet’s Corner: Summer House

grew with our family.

Academic Honors

Alexandra Flake of Vineyard Haven at Union College in Schenectady, N.


Caitlin Graham Kane of Oak Bluffs and Harrison Paul Kisiel of Woburn married at the Moffett House in Edgartown on June 24.


Sawyer Willis BriggsNick and Tracy Briggs of West Tisbury announce the birth of their son, Sawyer Willis Briggs, on August 3 at their home.


Is next week The Fair? Is that really happening so soon? How do the summer months pass so quickly? July and August seem shorter than all of February.


Where is Flanders Field? It's a question that Sunday softball commissioner Bill Edison hears a lot.

West Tisbury

The sound of fire engine sirens and clanking metal is not unusual in our neighborhood, so I paid little attention Saturday morning besides wondering what was going on across the street.


As you read this, the travel team is back in business.

Oak Bluffs

We have said goodbye to our July visitors and now welcome the August ones.


Welcome to our adorable granddaughters, Rory and Fiona Mayhew of Herndon, Virginia.