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Anna J. Krason

Anna Jonsdottir Krason died unexpectedly on February 11, 2013, in Lake Ridge, Virginia.

A banner year, but a tourney loss, for Vineyard girls skaters

The Martha's Vineyard girls' hockey team qualified for the state tournament for the second year in a row, but lost 4-2 to Latin Academy on Monday.

Wampanoag Tribe cancels land use agreement with town

The decision to terminate the agreement may be the first step in the tribe's declared intention to turn its community center into a gaming facility.

Fire destroys Kim’s Way house in Oak Bluffs

An overloaded electric power strip was the cause of a Tuesday morning fire that killed a pet Labrador retriever.

Oscar party brought out the gold at the MV Film Center

An actual Oscar statuette was available for anyone wishing to pose with the authentic touchstone of Hollywood glamor.

The Meat Ball spiced up a dreary Saturday evening

It was an evening for carnivores and music lovers at the Ag Hall on Saturday – all about fresh sausage and dancing.

Now, a musical – Kate Feiffer’s play bridges mom/daughter divide

For daughters who cringe and clueless moms who will recognize themselves, a lively, original production is staged in New York.

Postponed program at Hebrew Center set for March 3

Two films about the making of art and music will be shown on Sunday, March 3, at the Martha Vineyard Hebrew Center's Harriet B.

Martha’s Vineyard Jazzfest will pause till 2014

Festival organizers said they do not have the resources to return to the Island for a third year.

Team Franklin-Nadelstein win Valentine’s Day tennis tourney

The 17th annual tournament hosted by the Vineyard Tennis Center raised $1,700 to fight Alzheimer's.

Escapes on the Cape: Best bets beyond the boat

Don't hurry through Falmouth or the Cape – there are a lot of treasures along the way.

Tisbury Police warn residents of thefts from unlocked cars

"Keep your car locked," is the message Tisbury Police want to get out to residents following a recent rash of reported thefts.

Restaurateur J.B. Blau moves into Mansion House

The owner of Sharky's and MV Chowder Company will open a restaurant specializing in Pan Asian food in the space formerly occupied by Zephrus.

Chilmark School is not aging well, requires significant repairs

The seven-page report by Noblin & Associates of Bridgewater states that performing all the repairs could cost more than $750,000.

Remembering Chilmark School’s long, expensive history

A little school with a big, contentious history and design/construction deficiencies that became apparent as soon as it was occupied.

Chilmark selectmen in battle over funding beach super’s training

Selectmen want to pay for beach boss's lifeguard training, but town human resources committee says doing so is not allowed.

New tour buses attract attention in Oak Bluffs

A tour bus operator wanted a whimsical Island theme, but the reaction to the new vehicles is decidedly mixed.

New Peter Pan Bus ticketing policies not in effect on Cape

Peter Pan Bus Company's new policies that require trip-specific reserve tickets do not impact Vineyard and Cape passengers - yet.

Martha’s Vineyard school science fair was a high energy event

The student projects reflected a wide range of interests, with a focus on clean energy and the environment.

Edgartown voters to decide medical marijuana moratorium

A measure to temporarily ban medical marijuana dispensaries or cultivation will go before voters at town meeting in April.