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Poets’ Corner: And So We Gave Her Horses

On our last day, we scoured Edgartown for chickens.Plastic chickens, china chickens, wooden chickens.Any chickens at all, for her West Tisbury tombstone.But there are...

Slow Food MV/GMO Free present petitions

In a ceremony held March 17, at Cronig's Market in Vineyard Haven, Rep. Tim Madden accepted petitions signed by 3,319 Islanders, in support of...

From cigarettes to insulation, roadway trash overwhelms

The battle to keep flying debris and litter in check along Edgartown-West Tisbury road continues.

Trout scheduled to arrive on April 1

A Division of Fisheries and Wildlife (DFW) tank truck is scheduled to arrive on Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday, April 1, with the first shipment of...

High School’s Linguini Bridge Contest goes for broke Monday

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s 17th Annual Linguini Bridge Contest, in the Performing Arts Center on Monday, March 31, promises to be a shattering...

Loft apartments proposed in Edgartown

Edgartown said the project, now before the MVC, can best be handled by town boards.

Oak Bluffs selectmen approve liquor license for bowling alley

Developer Sam Dunn cleared another major hurdle in the permitting process.

Film: Broken relationships in ‘The Past’

The mood of ‘The Past’ may be melancholy, but it offers a clear-eyed look at the fallout from family dysfunction.

Martha’s Vineyard court report – March 10 – March 21

March 10, 2014North M. Whitney, Tisbury; DOB 1/15/82, OUI-liquor or .08%: dismissed-other; negligent operation of motor vehicle: dismissed-other; speeding in violation of special regulation:...

A question of governance with VNA

The collapse of the Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) has not been fully accounted for. It is not enough to say merely, as its leaders...

Jill Hansen earns FIVE STAR award

Jill Hansen, president of Hansen Financial MV in Vineyard Haven, a firm specializing in retirement income planning and investment management, announced that Ms. Hansen,...

Drug testing available on-Island

Hannah Beecher and Sandra Alestra have stepped into the void left when the Vineyard Nursing Association closed. The women, former VNA employees and trained...

Coop’s sponsors freshwater tourney

A display board on the front of Coop’s Bait and Tackle in Edgartown currently displays the biggest freshwater fish caught to date among a...

Edgartown selectmen transfer dredge money, approve seasonal licences

Edgartown selectmen have approved a request to transfer $10,532 from a Sengekontacket gift account to pay the salaries of workers on the Fuller Street...

Police in West Tisbury move to new quarters

Friday, March 28, the West Tisbury police will move from their old, cramped 1,300 square foot station, perched picturesquely beside the Mill Pond, the...

Up-Island school enrollment to increase

Superintendent of schools James Weiss discussed future enrollment projections for the Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) compiled by the New England School Development Council...

Few contested races this Vineyard election season

Apathy or satisfaction with the status quo – whatever the cause – voters will find familiar names on town ballots.

Two vie for Tisbury town clerk’s job in May 13 election

Tisbury voters will choose a new town clerk in the only contested race in the town election on May 13, based on papers filed...

Interscholastic volleyball

Tisbury topped Oak Bluffs three sets to one Tuesday afternoon. The Tigers won the first two sets 25-19 and 25-20. The Blazers got on...

Alex Clark wins Bruins/MIAA sportsmanship award

Alex Clark, a senior on the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls varsity hockey team, received the prestigious 2014 MIAA/Boston Bruins Sportsmanship Award, on...