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Morning Glory farm stand traffic growth sparks traffic complaints

Neighbors say a recent expansion has caused backups and delays on Meshacket Road.

Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank adds to holdings

The acquisition completes a conservation plan that prioritized the undeveloped lands along Edgartown's westerly entrance into town.

Tisbury Police Officer Ryan Natichioni leaves the ranks

Tisbury police officer Ryan Natichioni worked his last day at the department on Wednesday before heading to a new job with a government agency.

West Tisbury police caution Islanders to be on lookout for scam calls

West Tisbury police chief Dan Rossi advised Island residents to be aware of a recent series of telephone calls from scam artists intent on gaining personal information they can then use to defraud individuals or institutions.

State DPH issues warning about mosquito borne illnesses

DPH has raised the WNV and EEE threat level designations in every Massachusetts city and town to moderate.


The headline of a story published September 6, "School days 64 years ago, in Mrs.

Wells Fargo names Jonathan Laird “premier advisor”

Wells Fargo Advisors has for the second year in a row designated Jonathan Laird, a senior financial advisor of Lightship Capital Management in Tisbury, as a member of the firm's "Premier Advisors Program," according to a press release.

Charlayne Hunter-Gault at Granary Gallery

Charlayne Hunter-Gault will headline the Speakeasy Series that benefits the West Tisbury Library's capital campaign.

Martha’s Vineyard libraries delve into opera

Susan Grunthal, a long time opera fan, opera singer, and teacher, will launch two multiple session courses at local libraries this month.

Larry David and Hollywood come knocking

Martha's Vineyard seasonal resident and funnyman Larry David needs extras for a new HBO film, set on the Island.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

August 31, 2012 Emmett Loeser Ross, Chilmark; DOB 4/15/93, drug violation near school/park: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; possession of class D drug...

Gay Head powwow marks 25 years of federal recognition

On Saturday and Sunday, members of the Gay Head and Mashpee Wampanoag tribes, sometime rivals, danced together.

Pet cats can skew the Martha’s Vineyard ecosystem

Domestic cats can live and hunt at densities many times higher than any natural predator would ever reach.

Martha’s Vineyard holds seasonal flu shot clinic on September 22

The all-Island flu immunization clinic at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School has been moved up to September from November this year.

West Tisbury Library project receives $35,000 challenge grant

Challenging fellow donors to act by a deadline of October 1, a generous family of enthusiastic West Tisbury Library supporters has offered to match every donation given to the West Tisbury Library Foundation, Inc.

Poets Corner: Island Light

Island Light This light that walks on water could be mistaken For a savior, for salvation That can only come from naming unnamed things. A place will be...

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Grace Episcopal Church has invited members of the Island community to its fifth annual "welcome home Sunday and cookout" on Sunday, Sept.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

The traffic snarls of August have passed and there are fewer visitors to the Island, but the duplicate bridge players are still elbowing their way to the tables.


Jasmine Reed of North Tonawanda, N.

Academic Honors

Rebekah Nivala of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor of Music, magna cum laude, from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.