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Martha’s Vineyard girls win lacrosse home finale

Alayna Hutchinson and Molly Wallace racked up nine points each as the Vineyarders won their final home game of the season, 19-9, over Mashpee.

Ring up the sun

A weather story of ice, prisms, and mirrors.

Martha’s Vineyard shines at EAC track meet

The Vineyard boys were the runners-up and the girls third in the five team event hosted by Bishop Feehan. The boys won three events and the girls two.

Martha’s Vineyard clinches state softball tourney berth

The Vineyarders beat Falmouth 14-7 Thursday to earn a third consecutive post season berth.

Secretary of Education Matthew Malone gets a lesson in Island ed

The state's top education official traveled to the Island Thursday where he met with students, teachers and school officials.

May restaurant openings on Martha’s Vineyard

The dining scene on Martha's Vineyard changes every day in the spring.

Edgartown gets a $476,425 grant for ambulance equipment

The grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to help first responders, by adding advanced cardiac defibrilators to each Island ambulance.

In light turnout, Aquinnah voters say yes to $230,000 override

Aquinnah voters went to the polls on May 15 and said yes to a $230,000 Proposition 2.

Tisbury police officer faces criminal charges

Officer Kelly Kershaw is accused of assaulting a fellow officer and interfering with firefighters trying to douse a fire at her home.

Island veterinarian resigns from state board, ethics questioned

Dr. Steven Atwood resigned from a state regulatory board, after a news report that he accepted $56,100 from a client under questionable circumstances.

State fisheries experts see promise in West Tisbury streams

On a visit Monday, Division of Marine Fisheries biologists said that provided help to get over existing dams, herring, eels and perch could return.

Secretary of Education Matthew Malone visits Island schools today

Massachusetts Secretary of Education Matthew H.

Emphasizing digital, Vineyard Gazette ends Tuesday print edition

The Vineyard Gazette announced Friday that it will discontinue its Tuesday print edition.

Pure offers organic tick and mosquito control

Pure Pest Management of Sudbury is now offering organic tick and mosquito control on the Cape and Vineyard.

State Health Council adopts medical marijuana rules

Less than five months after the law was enacted, state regulators have adopted regulations that will govern who can use, grow, and sell medical marijuana.

West Tisbury voters make up or down vote on courthouse windows

After rejecting a Dukes County request for funding to repair courthouse windows, West Tisbury voters will reconsider at a special town meeting.

Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate Transactions: April 29-May 3, 2013

April 29, Sandra Webster, as Personal Representative of the estate of Rosemary Barberio, Sandra Webster individually, and Eugene Barberio, sold 36 Mariners Way to Melissa R.

Academic Honors

Evan Hall of Aquinnah was named to the Dean's List at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Poet’s Corner: Branch in Time

Branch in Time Hanging low a broken bough scrapes the forest floor Keeping time with the wind, it sways like an open door Appendage of the ancient...