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Oak Bluffs selectmen vote to cut down East Chop drive to one lane

Despite local lobbying for a closure, the town will keep one lane of storm battered East Chop Drive open, for now.

Fall soccer teams take to the pitch

As the fall Cranberry League season begins to ripen, Vineyard youth soccer teams played three matches over the weekend.

Vineyard girls win two of three

In a busy stretch of three matches in five days, Martha's Vineyard played with grit and determination against Coyle Cassidy, Whitinsville, and Dennis-Yarmouth.

MV Boys blank Coyle Cassidy for fourth straight win

The Vineyarders are in top form, undefeated through seven matches and unscored upon for more than 400 minutes.

MVRHS sports highlights

The Vineyarders stood at 4-2-1 heading into a home match with Bishop Fenwick of Peabody on Wednesday afternoon.

Dredging presentation will highlight new technologies

The latest innovations aim to take the drudge out of dealing with dredging sludge.

Edgartown scallop season begins October 1

Edgartown selectmen approved dates and rule changes for the upcoming scalloping season.

Zoning change requested in West Tisbury to accommodate a marijuana dispensary

The North Tisbury mixed business district is the focus of a request to allow both cultivation and sales of medicinal marijuana.

Edgartown will take a $2 million loss on sale of the Warren House

On Monday, selectmen accepted a bid of $2.5 million for the decaying building.


Patricia Medeiros and Sam Koohy, both of Edgartown, have announced their engagement.

NSTAR public hearing comes to a close at MVC

The Martha's Vineyard Commission concluded an NSTAR public hearing Thursday, with a call for better communication in the future.

Spaces available in yoga teacher training class

Students have gone on to use their yoga training in schools, with veterans, prisoners, people with disabilities, and others.

No more chop suey and canned peas

The lunch rooms at my high school were in the cellar.

A step toward reasonably priced, actually green power

Audra Parker, president and chief executive of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, said this week that a Massachusetts decision to allow state utilities to buy wind power from out of state suppliers at attractive prices means that the threat of industrialization of Horseshoe Shoal is over.

Creative Economy: Harnessing the power of the arts on M.V.

October speaker series highlights how the Island arts scene influences tourism.

Farm. Field. Sea.

Local food cooking and eating retreat encourages agro-tourism on Martha's Vineyard.

Blue skies for Oak Bluffs beach cleanup

Volunteers scoured Oak Bluffs beaches for trash on Saturday, September 21.

Offshore Ale, despite an Oak Bluffs selectman

I thoroughly enjoyed Tony Omer's article on the recent

Of course, he wants a bag

I wonder if anyone else has noticed how the checkout people at one of our esteemed Island supermarkets now ask if you want a bag when they are finished ringing you up.