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Birthday bash for traditional ketch Mabel

Vineyard Voyagers is throwing a birthday party Sunday, July 8, for its flagship vessel, Mabel.

Martha’s Vineyard outdistances average per pupil costs

In 2010, Massachusetts spent less per pupil than three of its neighbors but more than the national average, which was $10,615, the State House News service reported.

Edgartown library welcomes new director with a party

On Friday, the Edgartown Library welcomed members of the community to meet the new director, Jill Hughes, at an open house.

New VTA shuttle will serve Menemsha loop route

In an effort to ease congestion in Menemsha and provide convenient off-site parking for visitors and the employees of local businesses, the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) is now providing shuttle bus service between Menemsha and a town parking lot adjacent to the town transfer station off Tabor House Road.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital brings Lyme test in-house

Martha's Vineyard Hospital has begun performing Lyme disease testing and providing results on site.

Stan Murphy’s art in slides Thursday at Katharine Cornell

Iconic Island artist Stanley Murphy's work will be presented on slides by his son David at the Katharine Cornell Theater, Thursday July 12 at 5:30 pm.

Former Celtic Chris Herren will speak about his journey back

His story of drug dependance is the centerpiece of the Emmy nominated ESPN sports documentary, "Unguarded."

Vineyard Haven businesses ask: “Where’s Waldo?”

Where's Waldo? In Vineyard Haven, of course.

MVSB files lawsuit against Pie in the Sky

Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank filed suit against Pie in the Sky, a bakery in Woods Hole adjacent to a bank branch.

Historic Dreamland ballroom will reopen in Oak Bluffs

Building managers expect the new venue, which can accommodate up to 500 people, to fill an important entertainment and event niche.

Each season there are lessons to learn and relearn

Those who do not learn from the mistakes of the past are doomed to repeat them over and over again.

Hefty price tag on new superintendent’s office building explained

The preliminary $6.8 million cost estimate for a proposed new superintendent's office building hinges on upcoming results from a feasibility study.

Edgartown selectmen air concerns over seaplane landings

Seaplane landing near Wilson's Landing on Edgartown Great Pond have raised the concerns of residents and town officials.

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Battle in the Bluffs is all about hoops fundamentals

Former player and coach Ian Minor hopes the lessons he teaches to young people on the basketball court will extend to life.

Creamers still perfect, ‘Canes, Snaps upset in summer softball

In a wild week of softball, the Brewhas handed the 'Canes their first defeat, the Treds got their first win, and the Snaps and Creamers kept rolling.

Martha’s Vineyard swimmers compete in Italy

Rainy Goodale, Sue Jensen, and Les Cutler swam for Team USA last month in the World Masters Swimming and Open Water Championship in Riccione, Italy.

Oak Bluffs Summer League basketball underway

Eight teams took to the court Friday on a busy opening night at Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs.

Vineyard Streetball Classic returns to Oak Bluffs for 10th year

More than 100 players on 30 teams from throughout the state came to Niantic Park, Tuesday to compete in the 10th annual Vineyard Streetball Classic.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Little League 12-year-old all-stars continued on their quest to reach the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.