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Martha’s Vineyard high school committee okays $2.65 million roof

The high school has been dealing with increasing and worsening roof leaks throughout the building for the past several years.

Island Community Chorus sings in spring

The chorus performs twice this weekend, on Saturday and Sunday, at the M.V. Regional High School Performing Arts Center.

Martha’s Vineyard Peewees beat Nantucket to win league title

The Vineyard shocked the previously unbeaten Nor'easters and skated away with the league championship.

Jane Searle

Jane Searle died Saturday night, just before Easter, of an unexpected heart attack.

Marion Allanbrook

Marion Allanbrook, 63, formerly of Martha's Vineyard, died peacefully at her Falmouth home on March 30, 2013.

Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank conserves part of Whippoorwill Farm

The agricultural preservation restriction will maintain 4.5 acres of the farm for agriculture use and open the roadside view to Old Holmes Hole Road.

Travis Gramkowski’s flight path took him to Japan

From Edgartown to Kyoto via the Air Force Academy, Tony Gramkowski Sensaki, class of 2001, has found a new home.

What to do when pets ingest poisons

Poison by ingestion is the most common scenario, but exposure to harmful substances can also occur via skin, eyes, even lungs.

Scofflaw scallopers get ultimatum from Edgartown selectmen

After warnings and violations, two local scallopers must pay their fines right away, or face license suspensions.

Edgartown provides fertile ground for M.V. Writer’s Residency

Hailing from all over the world, writers begin residency on Martha's Vineyard this week.

Woods family donates 500-acre conservation preserve

The Nature Conservancy and the Vineyard Conservation Society team up to protect the Frances Newhall Woods Nature and Wildlife Preserve in West Tisbury.

Martha’s Vineyard Linguini Bridge Contest was a smashing success

Regional high school students Ben Davey and Mya Houston captured first place by building a bridge that held 990 pounds.

Denis Membreno

On January 16, 2013, beloved husband, father, and grandfather Denis Membreno died peacefully after a short illness at Martha's Vineyard Hospital, surrounded by his wife and children.

Todd Follansbee Life Celebration

A Celebration of Life for Todd J.

Ready, set, hunt! Martha’s Vineyard kids enjoyed Easter tradition

Easter egg hunts at The Harbor View Hotel, the Portuguese American Club, and Vineyard Gardens attracted delighted children on Easter morning.

Flying Horses was decked out in Easter finery Sunday

The Flying Horses Carousel in Oak Bluffs, the nation's oldest platform carousel, opened for the season on Saturday.