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M.V. Film Society to host four singer-songwriters in concert

Bostonians Ryan Montbleau and Christian McNeill join Islanders Alex Karalekas and Willy Mason on Monday, August 19.

Obama family takes in Oak Bluffs fireworks

In a bit of a departure from previous vacations, the president and his family watched the Oak Bluffs fireworks from a private home.

Disco dance party was a blast at The Lampost

True to their name, it was an all-out dance party last Friday.

Trash to treasure by Vineyard artists

Artists such as Traeger di Pietro worked with a new surface: old skateboard decks, for a fundraiser.

PIKNIK makes waves in Edgartown

Owner Michael Hunter has found a new satisfaction in responsibly-sourced fashion, eschewing labels that produce goods in settings that abuse people or animals.

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile Virus in Tisbury

While the risk of infection in humans is low on Martha's Vineyard, state health officials advise caution.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks are champs

The Sharks dethroned the two-time defending champions from Nashua with a 6-3 win in front of a loud, enthusiastic home crowd at the Shark Tank.

Homosexual witch hunt the subject of a new play

Emmy-award winning filmmaker and former New York Times writer Dinitia Smith's new play "Dirty Secrets" at next Monday Night Special.

Traditional fun for the littlest fairgoers

From the pet show and animal barn to puppets and sack races, there is a lot for kids to do at the Ag Fair.

What’s new, noteworthy at this year’s Fair?

Lots of new things to see and do at the fair this year.

Sasha and Malia join the Obamas on Martha’s Vineyard

After a statement on Egypt, the president played another round of golf, then welcomed his two daughters to the Island.

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks could clinch first championship tonight

Vineyarder Tad Gold, Chris Miller, Ryan Siegel, Nick Sanford, and Dylan Tice all got hits in a six-run seventh as the Sharks won 11-2 in Nashua.

Grand Illumination lights up Martha’s Vineyard

Perfect weather brought a large crowd to see the cherished Island tradition.

President and Ms. Obama enjoy a low-key Vineyard vacation

President Barack Obama made time to golf and to dine out with Michelle during his first few days on Martha's Vineyard.

From Obamaritas to Obama t-shirts, Edgartown businesses capitalize on the first family’s visit

Edgartown business owners welcome the Obama family and embrace their patriotic spirit

Tisbury’s Main Street rolls out the presidential welcome mat

The mood is hopeful but restrained among Vineyard Haven business owners, who would welcome a visit from the Obamas.

Lining up to enter the Ag Fair competitions

Wednesday before the fair was a busy day for volunteers

Police called to Island Co-housing on report of body in a pond

"There was nothing suspicious," Sergeant Stone said.

Some food for thought for the president

Closer to home, the debate continues in West Tisbury over the fate of the Mill Pond dam.

Rare sea turtles find their way to the ocean slowly, but surely

Two Kemp's Ridley sea turtles who've lived at the New England Aquarium for about eight months were released Wednesday afternoon into the Atlantic Ocean at Long Point Wildlife Refuge.