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Sara Thompson graduated high school early to pursue life as an artist

The 16-year-old graduated one year early from MVRHS and plans to attend Oregon College of Art and Craft in the fall.

Unspayed dogs face increased health risks later in life

Age, prognosis, other ailments, and finances had to be considered when deciding whether to pursue further diagnostics and surgery.

Oak Bluffs emergency management director rebuffed in renewal bid

Citing a long history of fractious behavior, selectmen denied Peter Martell a full re-appointment and looked to replace him by the beginning of 2014

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks well represented at FCBL All Star game

The local collegiate summer league team has seven and possibly eight all-stars on the 25-man Mass. team roster for Thursday's game in Pittsfield.

Oak Bluffs

Here we are again at the start of another summer week, awaiting, we hope, for a bit of a cool down, no matter how little.


Here we are, the last week of July, and I've actually made it to the beach a few times, hit up all my favorite spots as well as some new ones, and managed to get quality time in with most of the people I don't end up seeing again until fall.

West Tisbury

Glad for the rain, although I wish it had cooled things off a little.


Celebrate Della Hardman Day on Saturday at 11 am under a tent in Ocean Park.


The summer is flying by and considering how full the Island has felt in July I'm a little frightened about what August is going to bring.


Yippee, congratulations, best wishes, and super big embracing hugs must be shared with Johnny Graham and Lori Robinett.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission counts summer traffic

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) is conducting summer traffic counts using a variety of equipment to provide numbers to answer those questions.

Lake Street dock video camera is back online

A video camera that surveys activity on Tisbury's Lake Street town pier and boat ramp on Tashmoo Pond is up and running again.

Indictment of a summer visitor

Obviously, the president's one hundred million dollar taxpayer funded jaunt to Africa did not suffice, so he is returning to the Island yet again, after strangely eschewing it last year.

Striper rules skewed to fishing interests

An article about the opening of the commercial striper season did not tell the complete story.

Thanks for your continued support

Friends of the Tisbury Council on Aging (T.

Such a marvelous place

Thanks to the Edgartown Parks and Recreation Department for supplying that marvelous big-wheeled wheelchair that allowed us to push our 95-year-old friend, Mary Attianese, down to the water at Bend in the Road Beach.

A chance for a shark tourney change

This is a copy of a letter sent to the Oak Bluffs selectmen.

Tarnished memories

Imagine our shock on Saturday, after a lovely family stroll through the gingerbread houses, when we came upon the shark tournament.

Disrespectful treatment

In regards to South Beach should not be a mess, a letter written by Ellen T.

Shame on the litterers

My husband and I walk the waterfront in Oak Bluffs every day.