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Island Grown Initiative greenhouse offers first harvest to Island schools

Hydroponically grown greens may feed students through the winter

Old County-State Road intersection work to begin late next year

Public hearing precedes West Tisbury Selectmen's meeting and talk of funding the Island's adult education program

Tisbury selectmen trim tax exemption for year-round residents

The change reduces the exemption for a home assessed at $500,000 by about $104.

Tisbury celebrates groundbreaking for CVEC solar arrays

The event heralds the construction of a long-awaited solar array project at the town's capped landfill.


It's hard to believe the holiday season is very nearly upon us, though last week's snow did help a bit.

Minor oil spill requires cleanup in Oak Bluffs Harbor

An environmental firm was called in after a small amount of engine oil from a fishing vessel was pumped into the water.

A learning experience: An obscure law puts immigration issue in perspective

Learn about the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 Thursday night at the Martha's Vineyard Museum with author Ben Railton.

“Stayin’ Alive” for the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School

Last Saturday's 70's themed Rock Auction raised money for the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School.

Island football community scores high at auction

The community stepped up for Martha's Vineyard football players and cheerleaders and raised $25,000.

Martha’s Vineyard community notes

The Martha's Vineyard Detachment of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a two-week GPS for Mariners course beginning Wednesday, December 4.

Hopes for a right-size S&S

It is my personal belief that there isn't a resident or visitor to the Vineyard who arrives via the SSA to Vineyard Haven who lauds the view that greets them presently – a run down house, a broken-down building and the existing Stop and Shop.

For the dog’s sake, and for everyone else

In reference to the letter, [I did not abuse Letty, November 14], I would respectfully like to share my reaction.

Information from anti-casino forces

I am writing to share information with the Martha's Vineyard community members about the statewide effort to repeal casino/slots gambling in Massachusetts.

No redeeming Island life after casino

After spending much of my life attending trade shows in places like Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and elsewhere, I have a very clear picture of just what casinos bring to an area and, trust me, it has no redeemable value to society.

Bella Bennett writes from Sicily and London

Bella Bennett writes from Sicily.

MVC decides NSTAR DRI with conditions, and says, ‘Let them sue’

A long review of new telephone poles ends in ambiguity, and a pledge to work together.


Welcome to Agrabah, the City of Enchantment.

Oak Bluffs

Now there are more leaves on the ground than there are on the trees.


The big news in Aquinnah is that Tobias Vanderhoop is the new chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah.

West Tisbury

There will be no West Tisbury column this week.