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MV Tactical Response Team returns to Boston

Seven local police officers are returning to help with the massive search for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.

Big, big, universe

Clear skies make for a great view of the Milky Way.

Island money transfers to Brazil in jeopardy

Transfers made by Island residents did not reach their intended recipients, most of them in Brazil.

Consultant says Stop & Shop should preserve old house

The Stop and Shop must first determine what it will do with a house from an earlier era before it can proceed with building plans for Vineyard Haven.


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Businessman cautions Island merchants to beware

Business owner Robert Skydell of Chilmark cautions other Island business owners to be aware of some fast-talking credit card processors who recently made an attempt to switch his account.

Led Zeppelin fans unite to help Oak Bluffs fire victims

A tribute band will take the stage at Dreamland, to benefit a local couple burned out of their home.

Wampanoag water testing lab seeks DEP recertification

The DEP de-certified the Aquinnah lab in October after the long time director left.

Tisbury rejects connector road for a second time

Tisbury voters returned for a second night of annual town meeting

Upcycling: When one’s trash is another’s treasure

Two Vineyard artisans create beautiful furniture from salvaged scrap.

Good riddance: Eco-friendly pest control

Banish wire-chewing, lettuce-stealing beasts from your attic and garden without selling your soul, or wrecking the planet.

Academic Honors

High Honors Margaret Burke.

High School homerooms competed in Freshman Cup fun

The cup is a pre-spring vacation ritual among the homeroom classes. Competitive events included musical chairs and limbo.

Martha’s Vineyard students get a taste of the Big Apple

For a group of 13 Vineyard high school students and chaperones, a visit to new York City helped broaden their understanding of the world.

Untamed, wild garlic can drive gardeners wild

One of the most persistent weeds of Island gardenscapes is wild garlic.

Builder of The Seeker goes looking for support

Ted Box announced this week that work on The Seeker, a hand-built wooden scow, is on schedule and a launch is planned for September 2013.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

March 22, 2013 Terrence Bell, Hollis, NY; DOB 11/3/77, breaking and entering during daytime to commit a felony and causing person in fear: guilty –...

Volunteers prepare to lend many hands for Earth Day 2013

Weekend activities will include a beach cleanup on Saturday sponsored by the Vineyard Conservation Society.

Poets Corner: Forcing the Forsythia

Ellie Bates lives in Edgartown.