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Crowd-sourcing the question, where do you read?

Do you have a perch? A porch? Do you read on your hammock in summer or in front of the fire when it's cold?

Where Islanders read

"I get so wrapped up in the books that I'm not even aware of where I am," says Cheryl Burns.

High winds, flooding, erosion due from powerful ocean storm

Forecasters say the storm will affect Martha's Vineyard from Wednesday evening through Friday morning.

Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival tickets on sale now

The 13th annual Martha's Vineyard Film Festival begins next Friday, March 15, and ends on Sunday, March 17.

Multigenerational band shares one musical thought

Ranging in age from 17 to 60, Random Thought is a new band that came together for in an unlikely fashion.

For a quick warm lunch, seek out the soup options on Martha’s Vineyard

Soup is a good solution to a bone chilling day, a food that nourishes and warms the body from the inside out.

Photographer captures untamed Katama

Mark Plummer is displaying new work, featuring mainly scenic Edgartown, at Eleven North in Edgartown.

Center for the visual arts accepting grant applications

The program's goal is to encourage Martha's Vineyard artists of all disciplines to develop their creative ideas.

Come to the (health) fair!

The Martha's Vineyard Hospital's Health Fair draws more people every year.

Yoga and lots of it

For a little island, we have a lot of yoga – for kids, seniors and men-only, in studios, gyms, on paddleboards and beaches.

The Edgartown Yacht Club: Staying up to speed in the winter

Absent the warm weather, the members, and the sailing, there's still loads to do at the EYC in winter.

Time for camellias, planting and appreciating

With a preponderance of sandy, acidic soils, the Vineyard is a great place to trial camellias.

Horses they are not, but guinea pigs have their own charms

They rarely bite or scratch, making them nice pets for children who are mature enough to handle them gently.

For Vineyard boys, it’s on to the MIAA sectional final Saturday

The Vineyard survived a fourth quarter rally by Medway to win 70-60, in the MIAA boys basketball Division 3 South regional semifinal.

Edward E. Belisle

Edward (Eddie) Eugene Belisle, 71, of Edgartown, died on Thursday, February 28, 2013 surrounded by family and friends at Brigham and Women's hospital in Boston.

Betty Jane Scott

Betty Jane Scott, 72, of Holliston, died unexpectedly on Sunday, March 3, 2013.

Accident causes power outage in Tisbury

State police cited a West Tisbury man Sunday afternoon, March 3, after a single car accident that knocked out power to many Island homes and businesses.

Free fan bus to MVRHS hockey tournament game today

The Hockey Booster Club offers a lift for fans who want to support the team.