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President Obama arrives on Martha’s Vineyard for family vacation

The first family will spend eight days at a secluded private house in Chilmark.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks clinch first and home field advantage

The three year old local franchise will host its first playoff game Sunday evening, at 7 pm at the Tank in Oak Bluffs

Dubliner Conor Dooney wins 35th Chilmark Road Race

Vineyarders Joshua Sohn and Jeremy Alley-Tarter posted top 10 finishes, in the field of 1,500.

Art for the layman: Island Images opens in Oak Bluffs

Julian Wise's business model is one part mom-and-pop store, one part Harry Truman.

A curator’s vision of nine artists at Featherstone

All are women, and they have met for 13 years to critique each other's work.

Jamaican singer-songwriter Beres Hammond at Flatbread

He brings his own brand of romantic, socially-conscious reggae-infused music Monday, August 12, to the airport.

Millennials: Slackers or the next greatest generation?

A view from inside the generation sees a hopeful future.

Water Tasting, Illumination Night, and music at the Y

The Oyster Pond estate formerly known as the Clinton Summer White House will be the home of the 16th Annual Water Tasting on August 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

Reel Picks

Set up by the mob, an undercover Naval special ops officer and a DEA agent who are investigating each other find they must cooperate to survive.

Drivers urged to use North Road detour during Obama vacation

The president's advance team arrived on Martha's Vineyard Friday afternoon.

Meet this merchant: Alan Schweikert of Ocean Park Realty

It's been 40 years since Alan Schweikert sold his first real estate. Ask him how much he sold his first house for...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater

A man sailing from Maine to Florida is overdue, his last known position rounding Cape Cod.

Alden R. Prada

Contractor and skilled carpenter Alden R. Prada of South Paris, Maine died on Tuesday, August 6. He was 59. The cause of death was...

Single car accident sends driver to the hospital

A car struck a tree, and the crash tied up traffic on Edgartown-West Tisbury Road Wednesday morning. Kathryn Retmier, age 55, of West Tisbury,...

VFA begins group stage play

The Vineyard Football Association's regular season ended with Sand Bar and Grill claiming the regular season title. SBG finished top of the table with 24...

Sports highlights

The 35th Chilmark Road Race is Saturday at 10:30 am, beginning 3.1 miles east of the Chilmark Town Hall on Middle Road. The finish...

The new Oak Bluffs roundabout brings some dissenters around

Not everyone is happy but by many accounts the traffic project is working out as planned

Oak Bluffs is back in the black

After four years of free cash deficits, town officials say Oak Bluffs is in position for healthy financial growth.

Aquinnah to Cuttyhunk, stroke by stroke across Vineyard Sound

Don Margolis of California set off from Gay Head for the swim of a lifetime, one island to another.

Oak Bluffs police heighten security for Illumination Night and fireworks

Police advise visitors to expect delays at the traditional Martha's Vineyard events.