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Jeanie Hay-Sternbach returns to Integrated Health Care

Jeanie Hay-Sternbach, LMT returned to Integrated Health Care on June 2 after a winter sailing south. Ms. Hay-Sternbach is interested in using massage for...

Team Offshore marches 26.2 miles to help soldiers, vets, and families

A nine-member team of Island veterans, Coast Guard personnel, law enforcement officers, and first responders braved a 26.2-mile “Carry the Fallen” ruck march around...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Week of May 26 – 30, 2014

EdgartownMay 27, David M. Kasparian and Nicholas Tzanetakos sold a lot on Windsor Drive to Theodore and Jessica Moore for $725,000.May 27, Emilija Richardson...

F. Patrick Gregory

Pat was a teacher at heart. Whether he was coaching a ball team, helping solve a computer problem, or playing with his grandchildren, he could make reluctant learners smile and try just a little harder.

Students honored for their Letters about Literature

I was so impressed with these young ladies from Edgartown and Oak Bluffs...I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge Donna Hopson, who seems to always have students from her class honored at this event. -Rep. Tim Madden

Birds, humans look out for Cooper’s hawks

The relationship between humans and Cooper’s hawks has not been a happy one. The hawks, being optimized for bird-hunting, have a hard time passing up chickens. And farmers, not wanting to lose chickens, for many years responded by shooting the hawks.

Births

Theo CostaJoziane and Leonardo Costa of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Theo Costa, on May 25 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Theo...

Academic Honors

GraduatesAshley Drake of Edgartown graduated magna cum laude from Boston University.Shaelah Huntington of West Tisbury received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut College in New...

Oak Bluffs Library to hold artists’ reception and Pinterest demo

Do I dare say “Time Flies?” This Friday is Class Night for the MVRHS class of 2014. It really seems impossible that they were...

First Baptist Church offers BBQ for Father’s Day in Tisbury

A tourist on Main Street was complimented on a big bag emblazoned with the words Martha’s Vineyard. She said she got it on the...

Edgartown’s Katama Farm Trail gets an upgrade

Can we talk about the ticks for a second? They are everywhere! What was once a seldom occurrence in my household has become a...

Chilmark bids its graduates farewell

Yes, it is really June and weekends are swelling with visitors and activities in Chilmark. I just returned Sunday from getting my certification as...

Aquinnah prepares for the summer with beach stickers and story times

Now is the time to do anything that you won’t be able to do for all of July and August or to drive down Island wantonly, for no good reason than just to go, because in a couple of weeks you know you will be cursing the traffic and the poor driving decisions that some of our summer folk make.

All-Island Orchestra concert is a rousing success

The first Annual All-Island Spring Orchestra Concert began with a guest appearance by the High School Orchestra. Conductor Mike Tinus explained that the young...

West Tisbury’s Marjory Potts to screen “You May Call Her Madam Secretary”

The first of our fiery orange poppies opened this morning. The dark purple Siberian iris “Caesar's Brother” and dainty white matricaria that I let...

Last call party for The Ritz

The Ritz’s last call party this Saturday, June 7, will celebrate the sale of the iconic bar on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs. Musicians...

Boys tennis passes first test in title defense

The two-time defending state Division 3 champion Vineyard boys tennis team began its quest for a threepeat with a 5-0 south sectional quarterfinal win...

Cottage Haven Interiors opens its doors

Custom home goods and elegance define the newest addition to the Vineyard Haven business landscape.

Fire consumes West Tisbury shed, damages nearby house

West Tisbury firefighters were called out about 6 pm on Friday, May 30, to extinguish a shed fire at the home of Claudia Canerdy...

Martha’s Vineyard receives $315,000 in Green Coastline Protection grants

Martha’s Vineyard will receive a share of $1.3 million in grants made available by Governor Deval Patrick to reduce risks associated with coastal storms,...