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A news brief published August 16, "Verizon proposes cell tower on private West Tisbury property," reported that West Tisbury withdrew from a joint plan with Chilmark and Aquinnah to contract with American Tower Corporation (ATC) to create a distributed antennae system (DAS).

Mod Spa creates own line of beauty products

The Mod Spa in Edgartown recently created its own new line of hair and body products, called Martha's Calmin' Scents.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

August 9, 2012 Jackson W. Bickness, Andover, NH; DOB 2/24/93, malicious destruction of property over $250, selling/delivering liquor to person under 21: continued to pretrial...

Summer People: Felicia Murray

Felicia Murray is a professional photographer, a summer person, and this week's subject of the MVTimes series, Summer People.

The Moffett Race is a celebration of Vineyard sailing

Moffett Race, the annual post-season, all-comers sailing contest will be held September 8.

Gardeners face a challenge as blooms cycle earlier

One strategy for extending blooms, where practical, is to include flowering shrubs in your garden planning.

Louise Yapp of Vineyard Haven honored as former Cadet Nurse

Although Cadet Nurses helped staff hospitals short of nurses on the home front during World War II, they received no formal national recognition.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

It's fair to say it was a competitive week for duplicate bridge players on the Island – and blue ribbons were well-deserved.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard is accepting applications for its fall grant cycle.

Academic honors

Jared Maciel of West Tisbury, Dean's List at Curry College, Milton, for the Spring 2012 term.


Bonnie M.

Rug Sox, Honeys play for women’s softball title

The Rug Sox are peaking at the right time and beat the Late Fees Tuesday to earn a berth in the finals against the Honeys.

‘Cats nip Brewhas, ‘Canes roll in game one of men’s semifinals

In the men's semifinals on Monday, familiar foes, the Wildcats and Brewhas, played a nailbiter, while the 'Canes cooled off the upstart Blazers.

Monstars win Oak Bluffs Summer League hoops title

On the evening of the Oak Bluffs fireworks, the Monstars and Swagflu made some sparks of their own in a gritty Oak Bluffs Summer League hoops final.

Sports highlights

Ezra Milby of Nashua, N.

Oak Bluffs

By all accounts all the major events of last week were a great success.

Edgartown Column

I can feel the end of summer closing in, and I'm working out that itch to get in all my favorite things that haven't made the agenda yet before Labor Day.

West Tisbury Column

Now that the Fair is over, there is a palpable change in town.