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Nat Geo documentary focuses on wounded soldiers’ Derby embrace

Produced by seasonal residents Bob and Sarah Nixon, "American Heroes Fishing Challenge," premiers Monday night.

Emory A. Francis

Emory Alan Francis, 70, died at his Aquinnah home on Monday, May 20, 2013.

Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard’s art show now through Sunday

See the work of approximately 120 artists and artisans at the Ag Hall this Thursday through Sunday.

James F. Alley

James Flight Alley died May 15 in West Tisbury, the town he loved and where he was a model of a successful small-town businessman and politician.

Getting ready for the prom

Photographer Alison Shaw caught four girls prepping for prom night in Oak Bluffs.

High school prom was a night to sparkle

For the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Class of 2014, Saturday night was an evening for memories and high school friends.

Demolition of Old Tisbury fire station begins

The demolition and removal of the brick building, built in 1955, is to be completed Friday.

West Tisbury voters stay home; special postponed

The West Tisbury special town meeting scheduled for Tuesday evening fell far short of a quorum.

Martha’s Vineyard strings students excel in concert

The All-Island Elementary Spring String Concert Monday night showcased the musical talents of students of all ages.

From Ensenada to Martha’s Vineyard, fish tacos reign supreme

Many Martha's Vineyard restaurants serve up tasty fish tacos.

Sweet Life Cafe to open under new ownership

Kevin and Suzanna Crowell, the owners of Detente in Edgartown, bought The Sweet Life Cafe.

Wilbur E. Dean

Wilbur Earl Dean, 70, of Punta Gorda, Florida, and formerly of Oak Bluffs died on May 12 in Florida.

Vegans to the Grill: Guilt-free barbecue

Grilled lettuce? Asparagus fries? Char-broiled zucchini?

Edgartown selectmen want suspension of fuel dock closure

The state fire marshal said the fuel dock, now leased by R.M. Packer Company, cannot operate until it is repaired and upgraded.

L. Robert Fullem

A Memorial Mass will be held for L.

Before the real crowds come, a chance to enjoy Oak Bluffs

A few more bars opened for the season in Oak Bluffs this past weekend

Margaret A. Skogstrom

Margaret Ann Skogstrom of Plymouth and Oak Bluffs died peacefully on May 18 at age 71.

Oak Bluffs outdoor market returns to Washington Park

The Sunday outdoor market is a short stroll from Oak Bluffs harbor and features a variety of vendors and Island products.

Musical Sunday with The Long Point 5

Local musicians perform medley of music at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center.