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Oak Bluffs dedicates pump station to water district worker

After four decades of service, the town honors one of its most dedicated employees.

Edgartown selectmen will consider two bids for the Warren House

Edgartown selectmen covered a range of issues Monday including the sale of the Captain Warren House and an underground cable.

Featherstone goes digital

A series of classes at

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Committee votes bond for new roof

The regional high school committee ushered in a new year by wrapping up the school building's roofing project.

Islanders duped by phone and Internet scams

As scams continue to proliferate, Island police departments are finding that many residents continue to be fooled by them.

MCAS test results, often delayed, to be released Friday

Results from the 2013 MCAS testing, broken down by school and district, are on the way.

The Historical Perspective: Remembering the 1938 Hurricane

The Martha's Vineyard Museum documents the devastation caused by the terrific storm that caught New England by surprise.

Vineyarders repel Spartans

Alex Clark broke open a 1-1 tie with three straight second half goals to notch a natural hat trick as the Vineyarders picked up a crucial league win.

MV boys rout Raiders

The Vineyarders rallied after a listless first half to score five goals in a 30 minute span, blanking Somerset Berkley in the Eastern Athletic Conference opener.

Lana and Roger get married

For the Shaefers, "taking the plunge" takes on a whole new meaning

World of Reptiles and Birds Park closed due to cost, owner Gus Ben David...

"So I'm going to sit back and revamp this winter; perhaps we'll be doing just private shows next summer," he said.

SSA budget sees price hike to offset $1 million shortfall

Operating expenses will rise only fractionally, likewise revenue, some price increases for Vineyard service only will be imposed.

Barbara A. Berninger

Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs,

Permanent Endowment seeks grant applicants

Application materials are available on the Endowment's website at

What’s the story this year

A version of this column appeared in this space in September of 2006.

The Massachusetts test case – what the data shows

October, nationally and here in Massachusetts, will yield a trove of data that will inform a course correction for health insurance and health care policy going forward.

Home cooking: your dog will thank you

How to cook for your dog. Appetizers, party treats, main courses "” it's the least you can do.

Featured Favorites: Books about fishing

A little reading, in case the fishing is slow.

Back Door Donuts, how do I love thee

Like all the great poets, Xander Alvarado was inspired by love. The 7th grader at Rippowam Cisqua school loves Back Door Donuts so much, he...