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Demeestère portrays world of women in Chilmark Library exhibit

She uses a variety of sources in her work: The imprint label from an antique Russian bond, designs from Moroccan henna tattoos, and Arabic script.

Art, music, poetry, and dance combine at the Tashmoo Spring Building

A number of Island artists join forces: Basia Jaworska Silva, Linda Ziegler, Linda Ziegler, musician/singer Bella, and more.

Queen of Versailles screens at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

Sold out last year, documentary filmmaker Lauren Greenfield is back with the award winning film.

Island characters, Island stories headline The Moth

The acclaimed storytelling production brings true stories told live, with a Martha's Vineyard twist.

Stop & Shop would replace Tisbury’s public comfort station

In the second edition of the MVC review of Stop & Shop's expansion plan, the focus was on the town parking lot.

Shaun Sicsico returned to jail following hearing

Shaun Sicsico, 19, accused of causing serious brain injuries to his infant daughter, is next due in court on August 9.

NSTAR agrees to move Beach Road utility poles

When, what it will cost, and coordination with Verizon and Comcast remain to be worked out.

West Nile virus found in mosquitoes in West Tisbury

The Department of Public Health urged residents to take precautions against mosquito bites.

Thunder, a rock star of a boar

One in a long line of of celebrated pigs – think Wilbur – Thunder will be missed by many.

Tisbury selectmen sandwich in planning, police, and demolition

The busy agenda included a discussion of the Stop & Shop expansion and the planned demolition of the old DPW barn.

Tisbury selectmen, former police officer negotiate deal

All sides said they had reached a mutual agreement that was satisfactory to everyone. They said little else.

SSA considers three options for Governor replacement, all costly

Whatever option the boatline chooses, rate payers can expect the costs to own and operate a new vessel reflected at the fare box.

Martha’s Vineyard divers find glass sculpture treasure

Scuba diving off State Beach, Stephen Worrell and his son Dylan discovered an unusual piece of art with an interesting provenance.

Joel Graves gets a beta look through the Google Glass

The Martha's Vineyard high school teacher is among a select group testing cutting edge technology that puts a wearable computer on an eyeglass frame.

Oak Bluffs town hall is on shaky footing

Preliminary findings show Oak Bluffs town hall and Oak Bluffs fire station are in such bad shape, demolition may be the most cost effective solution.

Dial 811 first, Martha’s Vineyard Dig Safe Inspector urges

Happening by, Martha's Vineyard Dig Safe inspector halted an excavation that might have trashed utility service in Oak Bluffs.

Angels program helps give animals a new leash on life

Leslie Hurd transports dogs from the Virgin Islands to Martha's Vineyard through her nonprofit Angels Saving Helpless Animals.

Fisherman adds striped bass fish cakes to his culinary universe

The fish cakes were crunchy and tasty and made a delicious snack. But catching a striped bass is the first step.

Few ripples as Monster Shark Tournament returned to Oak Bluffs

Steven James, tournament organizer, said he expects future participation will wane in what he described as the town's unfriendly environment.

Oak Bluffs Police tame shark tournament crowds

Monster Shark tournament mayhem was muted this year, thanks to prescient planning by police, and funds contributed by contestants.