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Brewhas, Highlanders win semifinal openers

The Brewhas scored 14 runs in the final three innings to upset the two-time defending champion Hurricanes, while the top-seeded Highlanders tamed the 'Cats.

Arrowhead Farm hosts summer dressage show

Sixteen riders competed Sunday at Arrowhead Farm under nearly perfect conditions

Reel Picks

In this comedy, a small-time pot dealer takes a fake wife, two pretend kids, and a huge, shiny RV to Mexico on Fourth of July weekend to try to score enough to pay off a big debt.

Featured Favorites: Mysteries

Local bookstores share their favorite mystery reads

Ice Savours, fireworks, and Fair on the weekend docket

Martha's Vineyard marks the beginning of the end of summer 2013 with the annual fireworks and Ag Fair.

Sports Highlights

August 8 in the Thursday night series race, 14 boats came to the start line with 15-20 knot winds in Vineyard Haven Harbor.

South Road closure for President’s visit impacts local businesses

A detour around President Barack Obama's vacation spot means dollars lost for some local businesses.

Let there light in Oak Bluffs: The campground prepares for Illumination

Campground residents hang lanterns, sell lemonade and gather chairs in preparation for the Grand Illumination Wednesday night.

Sharks host Nashua Thursday night in game two of FCBL finals

The Sharks cleaned up in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) awards, announced prior to Sunday night's opening pitch.

MVC hopes to open lines of communication with NSTAR

Absent authority over NSTAR's infrastructure work, the Martha's Vineyard Commission hearing was intended merely to air views.

MCAD dismisses Tisbury police officers’ discrimination complaints

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination found a lack of probable cause for allegations by three Tisbury police officers

State DPH creates a path for medical marijuana dispensaries

The Department of Public Health is now accepting applications to open medical marijuana dispensaries.

Dr. Don Berwick says patient centered health care saves lives, dollars

Speaking at a reception for The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare, Mr. Berwick faulted feckless politicians for politicizing the issue of end of life care.

How Kate Feiffer doodled her way into The Vineyard Playhouse Art Space

"From Doodles to Drawings and Back Again" wraps up the first season of The Vineyard Playhouse Art Space

YMCA offers lifeguard instructor training course

Applicants must be currently certified as a lifeguard and be at least 17 years old.

Popular clown comes back to town

Tom Miller is back for his 9th season of clowning around at the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Fair

Vineyard House Water Tasting benefit exceeded expectations

The 16th annual fundraiser held in Edgartown attracted more than 300 supporters

Lost to the stars

To the Editor: We lost Bob Lee this week. We lost Bob to the stars. He was out late at night watching the Perseid meteor...

Traditional fun for the littlest fairgoers

Much of what's special about the Fair isn't unique to this long weekend event, but it's amplified here. It's one of those places where people gather, year after year.