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Vineyard leap year baby Richie Walker, 59, turns 15 next week

It's leap year babies' turn to celebrate.

Pets that swallow thread, floss, or yarn find strings attached

Vets call them "linear foreign bodies," a complicated name for a simple concept "” swallowing string.

Snow-drop madness in Britain; pragmatic garden books over here

When a solitary bulb goes for more than $1,000, gardening has become a competitive sport.

Edgartown hotel and restaurant managers pitch in for Habitat

A volunteer group of 28 managers from Edgartown's Harbor View Hotel, the Kelley House, and Newes From America Pub painted doors and trim and installed rigid insulation on two Habitat for Humanity houses in West Tisbury on Wednesday, February 15.

Palmer sisters make Locks of Love donation

Madison and Lexington Palmer of Edgartown proved that two heads are indeed better than one last week when the sisters donated 22 inches of their hair to the Locks of Love organization.

Poet’s Corner: Cat’s Smile

Revealing the hidden corners of your life.


Havilah S.

Academic Honors

Katherine Clarke of Edgartown at Endicott College in Beverley.

A first – on to the state tourney for Vineyard girls hockey team

It wasn't exactly a champagne shower in the locker room of the Martha's Vineyard Arena Saturday – but close enough – as the girls varsity hockey team unleashed the fury of their water bottles and sprayed their teammates in the wake of their celebration following a 2-1 win over Marshfield.

One good game not enough for MV in Fairleigh Dickinson Tourney

The Martha's Vineyard boys varsity hockey team played one good game and one not-so-good game during the 15th Annual Fairleigh S.

Young Island skaters in action at home and abroad

The Vineyard Mites were down 4-2 against Orleans with two minutes left Saturday.

Two Federal Hockey League teams face off here Saturday

An NHL team trained on the Island several years ago, but there's never been a pro game here "” until Saturday.

Vineyard girls roll over Nantucket, 63-33, clinch tourney berth

The brackets for the MIAA tournament are expected to be released this weekend.

MVRHS boys basketball beats Cape Cod Academy, 63-58

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team bested Cape Cod Academy, 63-58, on Friday, Feb.

West Tisbury midshipman helps Naval Academy in gymnastics meet

Thomas Goodell, 19, of West Tisbury helped the U.

Oak Bluffs

As we continue on with this warmer and snow-less winter, everyone is holding their collective breaths wondering what comes next.


Shhhh! Do you hear that? That's the sound of an empty town.


Tomorrow is the Serving Hands Food Distribution from 2 to 4 pm at the 1st Baptist Church Parish Hall on William Street.