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Healthy family targets eating habits of the Brazilian community

Health Care Access staff said diabetes and high blood pressure are two conditions that are prevalent among the Island's Brazilian population.

New MV Museum development director finds a perfect fit

A California native and frequent Vineyard visitor, Noelle Colome, interim director since July, slid seamlessly into her new job.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School is sponsoring its annual Scarecrow Festival.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

This past week of Island duplicate bridge competitions reminded one that in autumn, the days and the players dwindle down to a precious few at least compared to the summer turnout.

Poets Corner: Orange Poem

Orange Poem pressing the bright smoothly waxed skin against green Sunkist glass ridges wrist spinning evenly remembering 72nd Street, my mother smiling and whirring white porcelain draining below into a...


Elijah M.

Alcohol and pets don’t mix, on Martha’s Vineyard or anywhere else

The six-pound Yorkshire terrier had drunk an ounce of bourbon and was passed out on the floor.

Edgartown fisherman on a tuna trip finds a stowaway

This little bird was a long way from home.

Vineyard field hockey miss league title with loss to Somerset Berkley

The Vineyarders suffered another close defeat to the Raiders and tied Barnstable 0-0 on Tuesday.

Martha’s Vineyard golfers qualify for state tournament

The Vineyarders beat Falmouth to make the playoffs and start state tournament play in the MIAA South Sectionals on Tuesday at Easton Country Club.

Randall Jette named UMass captain for next game

Former MVRHS quarterback Randall Jette will be a captain for Saturday's game vs. Bowling Green and will carry the Mass State Flag prior to kickoff.

Bishop Feehan blanks Martha’s Vineyard in boys soccer

The Vineyarders failed to capitalize on key scoring opportunities and lost a big EAC showdown with the archrival Shamrocks.

Kelsey MacDonald now in Plymouth State Hall of Fame

Former Martha's Vineyard Regional High School star recognized.

Chris Magee races to top five finish at World Series

Chris Magee of Vineyard Haven had another strong showing in the season ending World Series of Speedway Racing at Thompson Speedway in Connecticut.

Brian Lane claims MV Rod and Gun Club trap championship

Brian Lane broke 35 out of 50 targets in two rounds of shooting to win the 2012 title.

MVRHS sports highlights

The Vineyard harriers enjoyed their best results to date Saturday night at the second annual Bob McIntyre Twilight Invitational in Falmouth.

Sports highlights

RCBL basketball is back at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club in Edgartown after a one-year hiatus.


I can tell that fall is really here now, not just because the leaves are changing and the nights are cooler, but also because the endless flood of emails that flows into my inbox all summer telling me of all the upcoming events on the Island has ceased.

West Tisbury

The Derby is over.