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Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the American Legion on Monday June 16, eight tables competed. North-South winners were Cheryl Stark and Jane Haley,...

AmeriCorps pitches in on Martha’s Vineyard

Despite grey skies and lethargic rain, The FARM Institute’s belted Galway cows stand alert in their pasture, with ears pricked toward the barn, from...

Academic Honors

GraduatesZachary John St. Clair Martellucci of  Edgartown graduated cum laude from theCollege of Arts and Sciences at New York University in New York, N.Y.Sagitta Woodman of...

Births

Zeke A. ThibodeauKara and Jonathan Thibodeau of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Zeke Avery Thibodeau, on June 14 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Dana Gaines paddles kayak to save the Gay Head Light

Local kayaker Dana Gaines will grab his paddle for a good cause this August. In a single-seat kayak, Mr. Gaines will circumnavigate the Island in...

Answers from the Wild Side: The gall of some wasps

Which is pretty remarkable when you think about it: to form a gall, an insect species must develop the ability to hijack the biochemical processes that govern tissue production in a plant, producing a structure that perfectly suits the insect’s needs.

SSA cancels ferry from Oak Bluffs

The Steamship Authority has cancelled the 10:45 am MV/Martha's Vineyard from Oak Bluffs to Woods Hole due to mechanical issues.For more information, please call...

Brett Leonard, a car trucker for the long haul

He mostly carries expensive cars costing on average around $150,000, from coast to coast or from Boston to Florida and anywhere in between.

Cemetery is not a dump

To the Editor:Remember the controversy created by dumping unsightly, dirty gray sand and debris on the Oak Bluffs town beach? That act was inconsiderate...

A cowardly act

To the Editor:For the last 20 years I have had a boat and I also have been fortunate enough to have a mooring in...

Eating healthy can be fun and yummy

To the Editor:Hello Islanders. Our names are Tyla Packish and Jada Randolph. We are sixth grade students at the Oak Bluffs School, and we...

A disservice to Edgartown

To the Editor:The Edgartown planning board should deny the application of Haven Road Realty Trust to build apartments at Post Office Square. To increase...

County, airport share responsibility for this mess

The seven elected Dukes County commissioners are upset with the performance of the members of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission, who they accuse of...

Flim-flammed, baited and switched

To the Editor:Many of us remain extremely concerned about the proposed “Edgartown Lofts” apartments at the already-congested Triangle area, for reasons of both safety...

County tells airport commissioners to take off

Our duties as public servants often cause us to wonder why we do the things we do...It is an awesome responsibility that requires us to reflect on our attitudes, motives and performance in the discharging of our duties. The county commissioners believe the time has come for the airport commissioners to re-examine their behavior, their actions, and their conduct in their meetings.

Dredge spoils moved to East Chop

The much maligned dredge spoils, stored at the Oak Bluffs town cemetery after citizen outcry led to its removal from Inkwell Beach, has apparently...

Oak Bluffs adds police officer, sergeant to ranks

Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously at their regular Tuesday night meeting to appoint former Tisbury police officer Jason Marathas to the Oak Bluffs Police...

High school committee approves new vending machine

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee wrapped up a laundry list of financial and other end-of-the-year items at a meeting Monday...

Remove the Bunker, save the ponds

To the Editor:Back in 1987 an article in the Gazette caught my attention. The Mass Department of Environmental Management (DEM) had awarded a grant...

Carol Bennett’s swimmers return to Eisenhauer Gallery in Edgartown

Elegant swimmers, paddle boarders, and sea creatures will float across the walls of the Eisenhauer Gallery in a show titled “Wet,” which features the...