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Brion McGroarty breaks ground on new airport package store

The owner of Town Provisions expects to move from cramped quarters in downtown Edgartown to a new, larger store off Airport Road by September.

Tisbury April 30 town election lacks FinCom candidates

Tisbury voting will take place at the new emergency services facility at 215 Spring Street on Tuesday, for the first time.

Tisbury selectmen appoint Christopher Habekost as police sergeant

Tisbury selectmen made it official Tuesday night and removed the word acting from his designation as police sergeant.

Edgartown lauds Island police for marathon bomb response

Members of the Tactical Response Team earned high praise for their role in the dramatic search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Martha’s Vineyard tactical team helped in search for bombers

The Island's Tactical Response Team thought they might play a back up role, but instead were assigned to the intensive search for a suspect.

Beach cleanup turns up hazardous find

A man participating in the annual Earth Day beach cleanup found an Air Force practice bomb.

“Genetic Roulette” at Martha’s Vineyard Film Center

Slow Food Martha's Vineyard screens a film about the possible hazards of genetically modified food on Sunday, April 28.

Memorial service May 11 for Michelle R. Davis

Michelle Rae Davis, the daughter of T.

Aquinnah

What a hard, violent winter this has been, bookended by two acts of human violence, the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary and the bombings at the Boston Marathon and then filled with plenty of natural violence in the form of blizzards, high winds and sickness.

Tisbury

Don't forget.

Chilmark

At the time of my writing, Monday's Town Meeting had yet to happen.

Edgartown

Guess who has arrived! Elliot Murphy Klein was born April 7 at 10:52 pm to Jennifer and Tim Klein.

Oak Bluffs

Early every morning when I open the front door, one of the first things that greets me is the Boston Globe.

West Tisbury

I had planned to open this column with a comment about the warming earth making a ground fog, mysterious and obscuring our woods in the early morning, then go on about the skies gradually turning sunny.

Births

Isla L.

Academic honors

Marlan Breana Sigelman of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from Goddard College in Vermont.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

April 12, 2013 Baltessazar D. Almeida, Vineyard Haven; DOB 3/3/83, failure to stop/yield: not responsible; unlicensed operation of motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon payment...

Poets Corner: Chilmark School Art Exhibit

Chilmark School Art Exhibit Luminous birds, lion-hearted lighthouses and open-faced portraits, the one I kept coming back to looked like an otter. My friend said "seal"...