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Hearing postponed for Tisbury Police Officer Kelly Kershaw

A hearing for Tisbury Police Officer Kelly Kershaw, scheduled Monday before the Tisbury selectmen, was postponed until June 10.

Possible Dreams auction enlists comedian Jimmy Tingle, moves date

The Martha's Vineyard Community Services fundraiser will return to Edgartown in a new location on Sunday, July 28.

Vineyarders excel at Worcester Classic

Seventeen Island martial artists showcased their skills in the annual event. All had at least one top five finish, seven placed first.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks, the local entry in the wooden bat Futures Collegiate Baseball League, will open their home season against the Brockton Rox on Tuesday at 6 pm.

Golf tourneys score an eagle for Island charities

Island golfers enjoyed beautiful weekend weather, helping out Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and the Boys and Girls Club.

Summer turns up the heat for Tisbury selectmen and parking plans

The selectmen say a new temporary parking lot at the old fire station site and a parking meter system at the Park and Ride lot are still in the works.

Convicted Boston drug dealer arrested on Martha’s Vineyard

Following an eight-month investigation, Martha's Vineyard police were waiting when the suspect drug dealer stepped off the ferry.

Expect tighter security at big Vineyard summer events

Local police are planning increased security measures, in light of the Boston Marathon attacks.

Edgartown selectmen mull $1 million Warren House bid

The town bought the now decaying property in 2004 for $3.5 million. A local business woman has proposed two possible purchase bids.

Oak Bluffs selectmen reverse decision on summer construction

After ordering a construction project halted, selectmen voted to allow interior work through the summer, with some restrictions.

Alexis Condon competes at national spelling bee

Martha's Vineyard Regional Spelling Bee champion Alexis Condon,11, a sixth-grader at Edgartown School, returned to the Island after competing against 281 of the nation's best spellers at the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee last week.

Boy’s tennis coach Ned Fennessy retires after 23 years

Well-wishers held a party at the Wharf in Edgartown Saturday to celebrate the longtime Martha's Vineyard Regional High School tennis coach.

Jeff Serusa pulls the rung out from a ladder thief

The unsuspecting ladder thief did not know his entire escape was recorded. Jeff Serusa posted a Facebook ultimatum, return it or else.

AG Martha Coakley calls for FAIR plan cut

Martha's Vineyard home owners who rely on the home insurer of last resort could see rates rise by as much as 9.9 percent.

President Obama family vacation rumors swirl

Following an election year break, there are indications that President Barack Obama and his family will return to Martha's Vineyard in August.

The quality of the fight trumps the quantity of the fish

Justin Pribanic battled wind and weeds on Martha's Vineyard in what seemed a losing battle until he hooked a big striped bass.

Martha’s Vineyard artists answer, ‘What inspires you?’ at Featherstone

Almost 50 artists are showing the world what intrigues and captivates them, from Martha's Vineyard and beyond.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

Plan ahead for the M.

“Hot Tuna” one of two ocean life films at the Film Society

The Martha's Vineyard Film Society will screen two films about ocean life on Saturday, June 8.

Deer Tick, DCLA to double-team Flatbread

Punk, blues, and country collide with Island sensations DCLA opening for raucous live performers Deer Tick on Monday, June 10.