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Vineyard Bantams roll into Eric MacLean Tourney final

The Vineyard finished unbeaten in round robin play with wins over Ludlow, Southeastern Conn. and Winchester.

Spring snow fall brightened up the Island

Approximately six inches of snow fell overnight and left Martha's Vineyard blanketed Friday morning.

White Bros.-Lynch Corp. agrees to downsize asphalt tower

The agreement with the Oak Bluffs planning board calls for the company to replace the existing tower with a shorter one before the end of the summer.

Elisha R. Smith, dead at 90

Mr. Smith, who farmed Vineyard land for more than 80 years, was a friend to many. A graveside service will be held in the Smith Cemetery, on Tuesday.

Edgartown sixth-grader Alexis Condon wins Island spelling bee

Alexis Condon, an 11-year old Edgartown School student, is a cool customer.

Services Monday for Priscilla M. Dickson

Priscilla May (West) Dickson, 89, of Vineyard Haven died on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Something fishy “” spring trout stock arrives on Martha’s Vineyard

The Division of Fisheries and Wildlife stocked Island ponds today with rainbow, brown and tiger trout.

Surprised, Dukes County finds half a mill it didn’t know it had

The question is, how come the county commissioners, the county manager, and the county treasurer overlooked such a sum?

Tisbury selectmen review shellfish dispute, mooring fees, again

The Tisbury selectmen took a pass on the shellfish constable's request to revoke a commercial permit and put off setting new mooring permit fees.

Acting dreams and crime collide in Nairobi film

If 51 percent of the total viewers give "Nairobi Half Life" a thumbs-up, the film will return to the Vineyard and other venues for more screenings.

Noteworthy events coming up on Martha’s Vineyard

Vineyard Garden's annual open house, and a comedy night at the Harbor View are a few events on tap this weekend.

What’s Written Within is spelled out in dance

This Sunday, about 20 members of the group will present a program of short dances at the M.V. Hebrew Center.

Benefit for Hospice, annual Girl’s Day, and a fundaiser for Liam

Among the many events happening this weekend is a fundraiser for young Liam McCarthy who is in need of a walking device.

Creating naughty flavor with nice ingredients

A look at some vegan and gluten-free menu options, as well as a how-to on making brownies and mousse.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week on Martha’s Vineyard

Trying hard to be another "Hangover," this film is unabashedly profane.

Proposed Chilmark zoning bylaw would limit house size

The proposed bylaw to be presented at annual town meeting includes a 3,500 square foot threshold on three-acre lots.

Edgartown selectmen rebuff alcohol license for troubled store

Sophia's One Stop Mart ran into strong opposition, after a record of violations at the Upper Main Street convenience store.

Oak Bluffs $4 million water project nearly complete

Engineers expect to turn on new pumps within the next two weeks, improving poor water pressure in the town.

Edgartown police demonstrate high tech equipment

A new town command center features state of the art equipment for emergency management, and a high tech training simulator.

Housing assessment recommends more rentals on Martha’s Vineyard

The first large scale affordable housing study on Martha's Vineyard in 12 years cites progress but not enough.