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Martha’s Vineyard cheesemongers talk their craft

Cheese is a food with a variety of personalities. Each cheese tells a story, depending on where and how it is produced.

Featured favorites: Salty maritime books

"A Conrad Argosy" (1942) – With an introduction by William McFee and woodcut illustrations by Mueller, this is a collection of Joseph Conrad's classic maritime fiction from the early decades of the 20th century.

Farmers Market and Shark’s baseball start, and Sense of Wonder show

The West Tisbury Farmers Market is back this Saturday for its 39th year, setting up shop once again at the Grange Hall on State Road.

Feds prepare to lease wind energy parcels off Martha’s Vineyard

The auction represents the first competitive lease sale on the Outer Continental Shelf and covers approximately 164,750 acres off Mass and R.I.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission reschedules Stop and Shop hearing

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) has rescheduled a public hearing on the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company's plans to expand its Vineyard Haven store.

Stop & Shop, Vineyard Haven businesses discuss expansion plans

Stop & Shop Supermarket Company representatives scheduled an information session and reception for Vineyard Haven merchants at the Mansion House from 5 to 7:30 pm, yesterday, Wednesday.

Food truck regulations serve up friction in Oak Bluffs

Selectmen consider regulating mobile food trucks, in the face of opposition from local restaurant owners.

Work begins on Oak Bluffs public fishing pier

Once completed, Martha's Vineyard's first pier devoted solely to fishing will provide plenty of action for Island residents and visitors.

Galen Films raises funds to complete film about children and poverty

The online crowd-funding platform Indiegogo is being used to help with "The Same Heart" a film about ways to lift children out of poverty.

Drama program livens up Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living

Phyllis Vecchia of Creative Drama recently brought her program to the supportive day program for the Martha's Vineyard Center for Living where the clients and staff reenacted "The Empty Pot," a story by Demi.

Friends of Tisbury Council on Aging seeks new volunteers

The Friends of the Tisbury Council on Aging (FTCA) is seeking some new volunteers to join them in supporting programs and raising funds for the Tisbury Senior Center.

Sun shone on solar car race

A bright race day made for good fun and some important lessons learned.

Friday night at the VFW and the atmosphere is neighborly

On Martha's Vineyard, VFW Post 9261 in Oak Bluffs is a world away from the Island celebrity glitter that more often makes the news.

Relay for Life raises money and hope for cancer cure

The annual Martha's Vineyard Relay for Life in support of the American Cancer Society reflected the fabric of Island life.

Reel Picks: More on movies playing on Martha’s Vineyard

This animated, parody film features a voice cast with Colin Farrell, Amanda Seyfried, Christoph Waltz, and Josh Hutcherson.

Integrated Health Care adds to summer staff

Integrated Health Care of Vineyard Haven announced the return of Dr.

Why the ugly trailer?

This letter was written to the Oak Bluffs selectmen.

Not the experience he expected

I have just returned from a session in Dukes County Small Claims Court.

What has happened to leadership?

Too much focus on getting re-elected.

A cautionary tale

The other day my husband and I entered the roundabout from Barnes Road.