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Trucks, trucks, trucks, plus a race car and a helicopter

A novel way to raise money for the Vineyard Montessori School delights hundreds of children, and lots of adults, too.

Penn Kimball dies

The noted author, journalist, and political activist was a summer resident of Chilmark.

Barbara E. Jarvis

Barbara Ellen Jarvis of Oak Bluffs died at her home on Wednesday, September 25.

Arthur S. Smith

Arthur Scott Smith of New Port Richey, Florida, died on September 4.

Andrew Bradshaw admits guilt in child molestation charges

The plea agreement to charges in a multiple count indictment was made with the understanding that he faces possible charges in two other states.

Stop & Shop addresses building size, at latest appearance before MVC

The Martha's Vineyard Commission heard the latest proposal from the supermarket, including a 1,350 square foot reduction in total area of the building.

West Tisbury School bus driver charged with indecent assault

School officials suspended Mark A. Bergeron from his job, after police notified them of the investigation into an indecent assault of a young child.

Tisbury selectmen postpone decision on CVEC contract

In other business, the selectmen voted to apppoint Max Sherman as a Tisbury special police officer and Noavakay Wibel to the Martha's Vineyard Cultural Council.

Oak Bluffs planning board trims medical marijuana district

After hearing from residents who oppose a dispensary on Dukes County Avenue, the board voted to amend its proposal to the special town meeting.

Oak Bluffs gets $2 million to fix up waterfront

A state grant will fund improvements to the deteriorating seawall along the North Bluff.

WMVY announces return to Martha’s Vineyard airwaves

After a year as an Internet radio station, the local broadcaster is set to purchase a new, lower power FM frequency

Sports Highlights

The Third and Fourth Grade Boys and Girls Basketball League will begin play Tuesday, November 12, 5–6 pm, at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club at 44 Robinson Road in Edgartown.

Rob Douglas wins NASSI

The world record holder and fastest kiteboarder on the planet blazed through Vineyard waters as 12 of the world's best competed for a $27,000 purse.

Medway ends Vineyard boys soccer season in OT, 2-1

The Mustangs scored early in the first period of sudden death to win the South semifinal and end Vineyard hopes of a state championship.

Deon at the VFW: Best kept secret in Oak Bluffs

Dinner is served seven nights a week at the VFW, with Chef Deon in the kitchen.

Regional high school committee approves MV Arena cell phone tower plans

The budget subcommittee will meet again at 8 am on November 18.

Stop & Shop returns to MVC with smaller building size

The hearing is scheduled to begin at 7 pm at the Tisbury Senior Center.