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Spring signals, at Greenwood House and in Lambert’s Cove

Weeks of snowy, rainy, windy, chilling northeast weather leaves Islanders in desperate need of a pick-me-up. Crocuses and pinkletinks do the trick.

Martha’s Vineyard upsets top-ranked Wareham to reach final four

The win sent the team to Boston Garden Tuesday to play Danvers (22-2), the second seeded Mass North champs, in the state semifinals.

Severe erosion, high winds, forecast into the evening

Conditions and cancellations updated continuously.

Vineyard artist Ray Ellis inspires Today Show contest winner

No Monet or Renoir for budding 10-year-old artist Joshua Chase. His painting inspired by one of Edgartown artist Ray Ellis's proved to be a winner.

Limited ferry service resumes as storm batters Vineyard

Conditions and cancellations continuously updated.

Donna Lowell-Bettencourt is permanent special education head

Donna Lowell-Bettencourt has agreed to serve at least another year as the interim director of Student Support Services for Martha's Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS), superintendent James Weiss announced last week.

All kinds of love at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

See "Quartet," "Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life," "Romantics Anonymous," and more this week.

Massive move planned to save Chappaquiddick home

In a story of ocean vs. luxury home, the ocean is winning. But engineers have come up with a plan to move ahead.

MVRHS Culinary Arts program serving food without permit

Health inspectors have documented a long history of food code violations at the vocational program.

Tisbury plans to revamp mooring fees

Tuesday night the Tisbury selectmen continued a waterways regulations hearing they had suspended on February 5, concerning proposed mooring fee increases.

This old face: an aging ingénue’s quest for clarity

Massage, exfoliate, moisturize, hydrate, and more – you want younger looking skin, you have to work for it. Here's how.

Take two ginkgo and call me in the morning

Herbs and flowers growing all around us (well, soon) can enhance medical treatments.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

February 28, 2013 Maurice A. Abisdid-Wagner, Vineyard Haven; DOB 7/25/90, assault and battery: one year pretrial probation, must complete 60 hours of community service. Melanie J....

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

The IMPers are an official selection of the 2013 Chicago Improv Festival.

Poets corner: Ishmael Reconsidered, or The Protagonist

Ishmael Reconsidered, or The Protagonist In which Ishmael, having learned of the publication of "Ahab's Wife," cries out for our attention. Call me simply Queequeg. I didn't survive...

Mara Ditchfield is a movie maker with a world view

Now studying in Singapore for her master's degree in film, Ms. Ditchfield is a Martha's Vineyard native who has traveled the world with her camera.


Marion Santos MSN, RN of Vineyard Haven, Coordinator, Clinical Resource and Simulation Center at Regis College, recently published an article in the Journal for Nurses in Staff Development titled, "Nurses' Barriers to Learning" and presented this work at the fall National Conference on Professional Nursing Education and Development sponsored by Villanova University in Philadelphia.

Academic Honors

James Todd of Oak Bluffs at Villanova University in Villanova, Penn.


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