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Theodore Wolf

Theodore Wolf of East Falmouth died on March 12, 2013 after a courageous battle with brain cancer.

Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force arrests two on heroin charges

Police seized 14 grams of heroin, illegal prescription narcotics, and cash from a house in West Tisbury.

Contract in sight, Windemere employees cancel planned picket

Nursing home employees plan to vote Monday on the terms of a new contract, following an agreement between union leaders and management.

Vineyard tennis team posts two wins at Indian Wells Tournament

Mollee Lewis and Julie Lively won their first round match, lost the second and won the third, at the 2013 BNP Paribas Open Tri-Level Championships.

Dreamland will celebrate basketball team’s glorious ride tonight

The free Friday night party from 5 to 6 pm will include photos and speeches by the coaches and kids. Everyone is invited.

Edgartown con com mulls plans to save house from sea

Concerns about truck traffic prompted revisions to a complex engineering plan, to save the Schifter house on Wasque Point from the ocean.

Storm-weary Islanders look ahead to end of winter weather

The fourth meteorological assault of the fall and winter season clobbered Martha's Vineyard.

Selectmen approve Oak Bluffs town meeting warrant

Selectmen predict a spirited debate on several spending decisions voters must make.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission catches up on public hearings

An undersea cable and Oak Bluffs Harbor fuel facility are on tonight's Martha's Vineyard Commission agenda. Stop and Shop's plan waits in the wings.

MVC calls for review of Schifter house move

Already racing time and tide, a Chappaquiddick homeowner now faces a review by the Martha's Vineyard Commission before he can move his house.

Oak Bluffs roundabout construction set to begin

Preparations are underway for the start of construction on the Oak Bluffs roundabout. Significant progress is expected by Memorial day.

Auditors report forces Dukes County to revisit its budget

County officials are revising their budget after an independent audit they have refused to make public undermined their calculations.

Mass General Hospital oncologists will provide on-Island care

The partnership between Martha's Vineyard Hospital and MGH will provide treatment benefits for Island patients.


A financial planning seminar for families with children with special needs scheduled for 1 pm, Saturday at the Edgartown School has been postponed.

Windemere employees plan informational picket over contract dispute

Unionized nursing home employees will take their case to the public Monday afternoon. Contract sticking points include wages and work rules.

Bar fight leaves two men jailed on assault, murder charge

Oak Bluffs police arrested two men in connection with a bar fight early Sunday morning between two pairs of men in which one of the assailants pulled out a knife and the other man attempted to choke his victim.

Edgartown selectmen ask Atlantic to tone down noise

Edgartown selectmen Monday asked the owners of the Atlantic Fish and Chop House located at the foot of Main Street to mitigate summer time noise.

A taste of spring: DQ opens in Edgartown

For Islanders weary of winter, there is nothing like a DQ Blizzard.

Jeepers, creepers, love to hear those peepers

Alex Goethals, our faithful, annual correspondent from Lambert's Cove, reports that pinkletinks began singing their spring tunes near his West Tisbury house Sunday morning, March 10.

AG issues ruling on local regulation of marijuana centers

Towns may declare moratoriums to study zoning implications, but outright bans are not allowed.