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Nelson W. Amaral

Nelson William Amaral, 86, of Oak Bluffs died Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at home, surrounded by family.

Martha’s Vineyard musicians enliven a winter evening

Saturday, more than 60 musicians and non-musicians gathered in Oak Bluffs for a three-hour session of informal and unrehearsed music.

Martha’s Vineyard goes solar at the speed of light

Four utility scale solar projects are near the start of construction, several others are in the alternative energy pipeline.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital employees shed pounds for big payoff

More than 50 staff members are participating in a weight-loss challenge based on the hit NBC reality show, The Biggest Loser.

Migrating brant spend the winter in Ocean Park

Far more wild than the Canada Geese that have become year-round residents, brant are only here for a few months.

Historical Perspective: City of Columbus wrecked 128 years ago

The media of the day sent reporters and artists to record the horrible scene and capture stories of the survivors, rescuers, and bereaved relatives.

Two-for-ones, discounts, and deal nights make dining fun

This time of year, you can go out to dinner any night of the week and find a great deal at one or more Island restaurants.

Podiatrist & lifecoach Michelle McCrumb believes in starting small

Michelle McCrumb's approach to health and fitness is a gentle, gradual one.

Kick the habit the right way: Smoking cessation tips from experts

The right assistance and the right reasons to quit make smoking cessation a bit easier. Plus, you have to be ready.

Vineyard Playhouse renovations under way

The Vineyard Playhouse is growing. Ground was broken several weeks ago for a new addition to its staid, colonial home.

Graveside service for Adelbert L. Sylvia

A memorial service for Adelbert "Buddy" L.

James John Kresel

Retired Martha's Vineyard Regional High School chemistry teacher James John Kresel of The Villages, Florida, died Saturday, January 14.

Instructor and pilot killed in Cape plane crash identified

A team that included NTSB investigators and a specialized salvage company from Delaware worked to raise the fuselage in wintry conditions.