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Academic Honors

Hilary Dreyer of West Tisbury graduated magna cum laude with degrees in Anthropology and Latin American Studies from Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.

Long derelict sailboat met its maker Saturday morning

A front end loader was used to break up and remove a sailboat that had long since been abandoned in the Lagoon.

Mildred D. Briggs

Mildred "Millie" D.

Flatbread concert raises money for Martha’s Vineyard Skatepark

Ben Taylor, DCLA, 2nd Power, and DJ Ricky Prime performed at a benefit concert last Saturday.

Marian W. Trotter

Marian "Marnie" Warner Trotter, 95, of Charlottesville died on Wednesday May 29 at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge.

Charter School graduation ceremonies held

The Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School class of 2013, the school's 13th graduating class, received their diplomas Sunday in West Tisbury.

Judy Blume’s first movie set for release

Tisbury summer resident Judy Blume's "Tiger Eyes" hits movie theaters this weekend.

Street repair backs up Five Corners traffic

Updated: Work now expected to continue into Wednesday. Expect traffic delays.

Oak Bluffs selectmen reverse decision on summer construction

After ordering a construction project halted, selectmen voted to allow interior work through the summer, with some restrictions.

Butterflies on Martha’s Vineyard are varied and very interesting

Knowing the habitats of these excellent butterflies will help you notice them in the first place.

Mansion House saves energy and earns “green hotel” rating

The Mansion House Inn on Vineyard Haven's Main Street recently achieved the designation of "Number 1 green hotel on Martha's Vineyard" on Trip Advisor.

Cape Cod Community College names Vineyard coordinator

Tom Hallahan of Oak Bluffs will provide outreach as part of a move by the community college to strengthen its ties to Martha's Vineyard.

New and returning artists provide a great mix at Dragonfly

A visit to the off-the-beaten-path gallery is a refreshing experience as the work is rotated often.

Poets Corner: The Chair

The ChairWalking alone on the foggy beachI find a plastic chairon its side at the high tide line,left behind or washed inlast night. I...

Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg, West Chop seasonal resident, dead at 89

The New Jersey Senator was a frequent visitor to his Martha's Vineyard home.

Natalie Ellen Dickerson

Natalie (Ellen) Dickerson, a community leader, minister, former administrator and cable television show producer, who followed her deep seasonal roots back to Martha's Vineyard where she lived since 2005, died on April 27.

‘The Machine’ carves a monster shark for Martha’s Vineyard

A popular television personality creates a wooden sculpture with a chainsaw.

Every gardener has a dirty secret

Even expert gardeners admit what they don't know, or the shortcuts they take to make their gardens grow.