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Dukes County suspends pest program

With only two towns committed to the integrated pest management program, county commissioners will move forward to put the service out to bid.

Bomb threat in mail prompts Tisbury town hall evacuation

The letter was received Friday afternoon. Police evacuated the building and searched it. They said there was no reason for immediate concern.

Richie Spice & The All Spice Band brought the heat to Flatbread

Nectar's Presents had a successful return to the Vineyard, kicking off their 2013 Summer Music Series with reggae sensation Richie Spice.

SSA diverts boats from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven

The Steamship Authority is diverting all boats scheduled to Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven, due to weather conditions.

Julie Schmidt accepts offer to coach Vineyard varsity girls hoops

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School special education teacher is a former Boston University basketball standout.

Spark sets off fire in boat behind Carroll’s Trucking

About 3:30 pm Thursday, Tisbury firefighters fought a fully involved boat fire behind Carroll's Trucking that destroyed two boats and damaged a truck.

Judge denies Wampanoag requests to intervene in casino lawsuit

In his decision, Judge Nathaniel Gorton cited the settlement act, which has hobbled the Martha's Vineyard tribe's efforts to build a casino.

Moving, to the beat of the Vineyard shuffle

There's no place like home...even to Islanders who juggle houses every six months.

Favorite kitchen gadgets of Island cooks

The right tool, in the hands of Island cooks, makes all the difference.

Stop and Shop meets and greets local Tisbury merchants

The Stop and Shop met with local VIneyard Haven business owners to describe its store expansion plans and hear what they had to say.

Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank adds to Wapatequa Woods Reservation

The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank has bought a three-acre lot in Tisbury, abutting its Wapatequa Woods Reservation off the Edgartown Road.

Opening receptions and art events on Martha’s Vineyard

Art Exhibit 1 to 5 pm, Sense of Wonder Creations in Vineyard Haven.

Oak Bluffs

I think everyone welcomed the rain as even our skin was beginning to turn yellow from all the pollen.


This past weekend was all about fun in the sun, with the temps finally giving us a little taste of what lies ahead.

West Tisbury

One of the best things about a covered porch is sitting out here in the rain.


The summer season has started and it's supposed to be busy from here on out.


The Memorial Day town picnic was a resounding success.


He is back from his glorious winter on the Mendocino Coast.

Martha’s Vineyard boys tennis team rolls into South finals

The Vineyarders continued the defense of their state championship with a 5-0 home win over familiar foe Dover-Sherborn in the South semifinals.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

May 28, 2013 Jason B. Archambault, Vineyard Haven; DOB 6/3/78, operating motor vehicle with suspended registration: continued without finding for three months, must pay $50...