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Martha’s Vineyard Schools at a glance

A thumbnail sketch of Martha's Vineyard School reveals that Island taxpayers are generous in support of education.

Vote Thursday in state primary

Martha's Vineyard voters go to the polls Thursday, September 6.

Thief targets cars parked near Tisbury’s Veterans Memorial Park

A thief took advantage of a Monday night softball game to steal a wallet and purse from the inside of two cars parked next to each other at Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven on August 27.

Edgartown selectmen updated on Derby, donations, and TV productions

Selectmen also approved a request from a production company shooting a new program for the Travel Channel.


In a story published August 30, "Tisbury emergency services facility looks up to the job," the name of pavement specialist William Scarpati and his company, Fay, Spofford and Thorndike, were misspelled.

MV Boys and Girls Club fall programs begin

The Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club after school program and flag football league begin this month.

Island Club launches cable television series

Our Island Club, a consumer discount buying group, plans to produce and air a monthly television series on Launches Television Series on MVTV, the local public access channel, beginning this October and on-demand at

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

August 17, 2012 Scott E. Fielding, Vineyard Haven; DOB 4/1/92, open and gross lewdness, disorderly conduct: continued to pretrial conference. Scott E. Fielding, Vineyard Haven; DOB...

Poets Corner: Crossed the Canal

Crossed the Canal And turned left Wrong. Meant to take a right On my way to magic. One more channel to cross. Maybe I'm the first, But they'll talk about it So...

School days 60 years ago, with Mrs. Fischer in West Tisbury

To be a first-grader in West Tisbury in 1952 was to be in a remarkable place and time. To recall the experience is a great pleasure.

A slow pulse can stump the best vets on Martha’s Vineyard

Normal heart rates for dogs range from 60 to 160 beats per minute. Zev's was 40 beats per minute.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The United States Air Force Band of Liberty from Hanscom Air Force Base will give a free concert at 5 pm, Friday, September 14, at the Ocean Park Band Stand in Oak Bluffs.

Academic Honors

Zachary Bressler Rabin of Edgartown at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.


Leoni R.


The delightful selections of the Martha's Vineyard Film Fest run through Sunday.


I have the first day of school blues.


Happy First Day of school, everyone! The end of summer vacation is here.

West Tisbury

Carpe Diem.

Oak Bluffs Column

Sorry there was no column last week, but my communications provider did not communicate well at all.


And just like that.