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Oak Bluffs

The Island's official start of summer is Memorial Day, and we are so looking forward to the great weather that is being predicted.

West Tisbury

West Tisbury lost two of its most notable gentlemen last week with the deaths of Jim Alley and Jack Howland.


It's love for keeps for Dyan Schmidt and John Demers.


Does anyone else feel like they have been climbing a mudslide these past two weeks? As usually happens this time of year, everything happens and all major deadlines fall in the two weeks before Memorial Day.


Don't miss the Tisbury School's annual Memorial Day celebration.


The lilacs are in bloom just in time for Memorial Day.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

May 15, 2013 Emilee Dorr, Oak Bluffs; DOB 3/24/85, OUI-liquor or .08%: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; negligent operation of motor vehicle: guilty,...


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Marge Harris of Oak Bluffs has been promoted to full professor in the School of Education at Southern New Hampshire University after serving six years as an associate professor.

Academic Honors

James Todd of Oak Bluffs graduated magna cum laude with degrees in English and Secondary Education from Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania.

Poets Corner: The Woman in the Moon

The Woman in the Moon Wisdom exists between the lines In the void In the blank pages of books Within the circle Wisdom that is feminine See your feminine aspect Look...

Oak Bluffs bicyclist wins Earth Day award

Oak Bluffs bicyclist David Whitmon is the winner of RevoluSun's 2013 Earth Day Challenge.

Martha’s Vineyard Community Notes

Martha's Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) will offer a seminar on special needs planning for a family member with a developmental disability from 6 to 8 pm, Thursday, May 30, in the Community Center board room.

Oak Bluffs students honored at State House for winning essays

Oak Bluffs School eighth-grade students Lily Davey and Bella Chimes were honored for their written work at the statehouse on May 14 as part of a national reading and writing program for young people.

Look closely to see beauty, elegance in beetles

They may be small and inclined to hide, but insects are fully equal to birds as quarry for the careful observer.

Co-coaches try to rekindle cheerleading at MVRHS

Organizers hope to have a team to cheer teams on and generate enthusiasm along the sidelines and in the bleachers.

Sharks with bats need good homes

Hosting a member of the Island's collegiate wooden bat baseball team is a rewarding experience in many ways, past hosts say.

Historical Perspective: The Ziegler-Fiala Expedition to the Pole

In 1903, an experienced whaling captain from Edgartown and the expedition he helped guide was shipwrecked and stranded above the Arctic Circle.

A mystery of inconvenient truths

Author Judity Campbell regards her mystery-writing as an extension of her ministry, a creative method of engaging the secular world with the spirit.