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Regional high school committee approves $1.9 million roof project

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Committee on Monday night put off consideration of solar panels.

Oak Bluffs offers higher pay for new assessor

Board votes to pay more than called for in the town's salary and job classification plan.

Chilmark will seek solar array proposal for capped landfill

Chilmark selectmen, in a meeting Tuesday with Richard Andre, president of Vineyard Power, agreed to issue a request for proposals to build a photovoltaic (PV) array on the capped town landfill off Tabor House Road.

Flu hits Martha’s Vineyard hard

Island health officials say the flu season is off to a fast start on Martha's Vineyard, though it's too early tell if the rest of the winter will be as severe.

Truck jumps Circuit Ave curb smashes into store

The accident shattered a window but caused no injuries.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing this week

A slave-turned-bounty hunter, helped by his mentor, embarks on a mission to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.

Featured favorites

The Book Den East is closed for the season, and will reopen in the spring.

Martha’s Vineyard High School chess team wins two

High school team remains undefeated.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Squirts took a double-header over Gateway of Wareham on Saturday at the M.

MVRHS sports highlights

Maggie Riseborough scored 29 points, grabbed 14 rebounds, and had two blocks; Kat deBettencourt had 17 points and seven assists; and Katie Stewart added 15 points, with 10 rebounds, and six assists, but it wasn't enough as the Vineyarders (7-1, 1-1 EAC) suffered their first defeat of the season, 73-63, to Bishop Feehan Tuesday in an Eastern Athletic Conference contest in Attleboro.

Suns burn Lakers, lead RCBL by two games

The Suns took a two game lead on the Lakers and the Bulls picked up their first win of the season in the first RCBL games of the new year.

Oak Bluffs girls blaze past Tisbury in junior high hoops

Molly deBettencourt scored 27 to lead Oak Bluffs. The Blazers hosted Edgartown Wednesday afternoon in a battle of unbeatens.


Well, everyone watch out.


I realize it is a month away, but I thought I would share the information now so you will be sure to mark your calendars and line up your child-care providers.


Things were quiet on Main Street this weekend.


It may be cold outside, but love is in the air these days.

Oak Bluffs

Our cold weather has lingered and tiny patches of snow remind us that after all it is still winter.

West Tisbury

Anyone who grew up in West Tisbury or who has lived here for more than five minutes knew about Marjorie Manter Rogers and Pond View Farm.

When is it enough?

In last week's paper we were encouraged to explore the acreage managed by the Sheriff's Meadow Foundation, which has been buying and protecting acreage from development since 1959.