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Sullivan 5K runner races to finish line marriage proposal

New York residents Dan Hillman and Molly Battles were tops in the race, but Shawn Ballou and Noelle McKeon won the romance division.

Chuckles aplenty as Nadler riffs on ‘The Vineyard,’ single life

An up and coming comic with deep Island routes tests the waters here on Martha's Vineyard.

Highlanders win men’s softball championship

The Highlanders won their final 19 games and dedicated the season to the late Jeff Kurth, whose sons Ryan and Matt play on the team.

The Island Theatre Workshop brings Oz to the Vineyard

Darby Patterson stars as Dorothy in productions on August 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, and September 1.

State Senator Dan Wolf to quit legislature, governor’s race

The founder of Cape Air criticized an Ethics Commission ruling that, he said, left him no good choice

Sand Bar and Grill is summer soccer champ

The Vineyard Football Association regular season champions beat Oak Bluffs harbor rivals Coop de Ville to claim the Gilbert-Hammond Cup.

SSA chooses super freight boat to replace Governor

Her replacement would be built along the lines of the Martha's Vineyard and cost ratepayers about $35 million.

Charges against former Tisbury officer Kelly Kershaw dismissed

Charges against former Tisbury police officer Kelly Kershaw, in connection with her actions during a fire at her Tisbury house on May 9, were dropped on August 16, in Edgartown District Court.

Tisbury selectmen weigh ambulance staffing options

Tisbury selectmen deferred a decision on a shift stipend increase for paramedics and EMTs.

Chappy’s battle for bandwidth gets a boost

Edgartown town administrator Pam Dolby untangles Chappy"”Comcast confusion

Community Services seawall vigil targets violence against women

CONNECT to end violence, an undertaking by Martha's Vineyard Community Services, will sponsor the 2nd Annual Seawall Event at the Vineyard Haven seawall, from 11 am to 2 pm, Saturday, August 24.

Mass jobless rate up to 7.2 percent

AIM's Andre Mayer reported that "while this local news is not good," statistics released this week show growth in the Eurozone after six quarters of contraction, which could be good news for Massachusetts since it ranks second among states for its dependence on exports to Europe.

SSA traffic continued soft through July

Auto traffic was off to both ports, down 1.

Dr. Louis Sullivan finds that a little walking goes a long way

The Sullivan 5K Run/Walk has raised approximately $300,000 to benefit Martha's Vineyard Hospital over the last 25 years.

Sports Highlights

In the playoff semifinals Tuesday night, SBG defeated Sports Haven 2-0, while Coop de Ville beat Island Star, 3-0.

Snaps, Mamas winners as women’s playoffs heat up

The Snaps outslugged the Rug Sox, while Mama's Girls downed the Shadies and Honeys.

Highlanders and Brewhas meet in men’s softball final

The men's championship is a classic battle matching veteran experience against youthful talent and depth

Gone fishin: Blue claw crabs will turn your fingers red

Blue claw crabs are fun to catch and delicious to eat, but this season they're elusive.

Ernie Boch asks boat builder to seek a new home for scow

Ted Box's one-year project to build Seeker, a wooden scow, stretched into more than two. Now the property owner says it's time that boat sails.