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West Tisbury shortens oyster shellfishing season

The measure is expected to reduce the risk from possible bacterial infection.
Vineyard Haven rain

Two hour delay for schools, snow changes to sleet and rain

Updated 9:05 am, Wednesday February 5, 2014The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and all town elementary schools will open on a two hour delay...
Cafe Moxie

Café Moxie up for sale in Vineyard Haven

Café Moxie at 48 Main Street in Vineyard Haven went on the market for $1.25 million on Saturday, February 1. The restaurant is currently...

Jamming at the Chilmark potluck

The 17th Chilmark Potluck Jam brought out 25 musicians

Real Estate Transactions: January 20 – 24, 2014

ChilmarkJan. 23, Kristen Lasker, executrix of the estate of Helen Marie Lasker a/k/a Toy Lasker, sold 32 Abel's Neck Rd. to CharlesRussell Twist for...

How couples who work together stay together

Cooking each other good food never hurts.

Two wishes granted for Tisbury student Gabriel Nascimento

A clean diagnosis and a trip with his family to Disney World from the Make-A-Wish program granted.

Girl Scout Cookies arrive on Martha’s Vineyard

Local leader and teacher Adrienne Fourgette writes about cookies, here, there and everywhere.

Martha’s Vineyard community notes

High School science fair is SaturdayMartha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s 15th annual science and engineering fair will be held Saturday, February 8, in...

Bright colors at a premium now

Fiery colors are the most unmistakable way to supply winter interest in gardens, but do not overlook white or pale-stemmed plants such as birches and various brambles.

Round, round, get aroundabout

Round, round, get aroundabout
Vineyard Haven Harbor in winter

Calm before the storm, snow forecasts lowered

The national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory. Forecasters predict heavy snow beginning late tonight.

Love in the land of virtual reality

Romantic comedy takes an intriguing step into the future with “Her,” the wonderfully mellow and melancholy film playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center....

Featured favorites books of the week: Mysteries

Mysteries to curl up with on a cold winter’s night, recommended by Bunch of Grapes in Vineyard Haven“The Police” by Jo Nesbo – Someone...

Oak Bluffs fire department drills for ice rescue

First responders gained experience with a new tool designed to make ice rescues safer and quicker.

Workout of the week: bodyART

Cardio, yoga, and pilates join together in perfect harmony.

Thriller ‘Off Season’ mixes Vineyard talent with Hollywood

Sparseness and isolation are pervasive characteristics of the Island in the leafless months, often spurring residents to take excursions across the Sound for a...

How we met, how we wed, and how we stayed together

Islanders share their romantic stories.

David H. Frantz Jr.

David Herr Frantz Jr., a longtime resident of Martha’s Vineyard, died on January 19 in Tiverton, R.I.  He was 91 years old.Born on September...

Local student artists a picture of success at art contest

Five Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School students won top honors at a regional competition of student artists.