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Permanent Endowment awards MVRHS students

Each spring the Martha’s Vineyard community offers invaluable resources in the form of financial aid to its college-bound high school seniors and students already...

A highly evolved butterfly

The Vineyard supports good numbers of bog coppers, but this unique butterfly depends on keeping local bogs healthy.

Awards at Tisbury School

The Tisbury School held its Recognition Day for grades five through eight on Tuesday, June 17..  The following special awards were presented.Jeffrey T. Goodale...

Births

Austin R. D. MacPhersonRoss and Ashley MacPherson of Plympton announce the birth of their son, Austin Robert David MacPherson, on June 6 at South...

Academic Honors

GraduatesMatthew Fisher of Vineyard Haven received a Bachelor of Arts from Ithaca College in Ithaca, N.Y.Dean’s ListTaylor McNeely of Vineyard Haven at Bucknell University...

Poets’ Corner: The Shift of the Ages

Among the stars my Heart roams free...While here on Earth it cries for Liberty...The Time for Radical Change is finally here...As we all Awaken...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at Howes House on Monday, June 23, eight tables were in play.  North-South winners were Judy Cronig and Molly...

Former Tisbury police officer files for disability retirement

With the Dukes County retirement system board’s acceptance of Kelly Kershaw’s application, the next step is a review by a state-appointed medical panel.

This was then: The engine “Active”

Photos of long ago Martha’s Vineyard.

Young man dies in moped, truck collision Wednesday

No charges will be filed in the fatal accident, police said.

Martha’s Vineyard court report

June 26, 2014Christine Bonannodilinguaglossa, Scottsdale, AZ; DOB 8/23/77, reckless endangerment of child, a second charge of reckless endangerment of child, disturbing the peace: continued...

Philippe Jordi selected by NeighborWorks to improve Island Housing Trust

Philippe Jordi, Executive Director of the Island Housing Trust, has been selected to participate in the NeighborWorks Achieving Excellence Program. NeighborWorks, an 18-month long...

New marching orders for parade Marshal Sollitto

Ted Morgan Hands Off July Fourth Parade (postponed to July 5)  to Joe Sollitto

Headway mode for Vineyard Transit Authority

What it means for riders on the Island’s most important commuter corridor is that the new service might not be as precisely predictable as before, but you should never have to wait more than seven or eight minutes for a bus.

A tortuous tale: How a C-student from Brooklyn became a legal lightning rod

Alan Dershowitz has written his 32nd book to put his legal work “... into the broader context of how the law has changed over...

Four artists join the ranks of environmentally conscious Gay Head Gallery

In its opening exhibit for the 2014 season, Aquinnah’s Gay Head Gallery, which has built a reputation for promoting environmental awareness and sustainability through...

Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival tickets on sale now

The seventh annual Food & Wine Festival will take place from October 16-19. Hosted by the Edgartown Board of Trade, the festival features wine...

Edgartown will celebrate Fourth of July on July 5, Saturday.

The unwelcome predicted arrival of tropical storm Arthur on Friday has disrupted Fourth of July celebrations on Martha’s Vineyard.Edgartown officials announced Wednesday that the...

Accident closes section of South Road

State and local police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred this afternoon near the Yoga Barn on South Road in Chilmark. South Road...

Tisbury selectmen appoint Michael O’Rourke full-time police officer

At the request of Police Chief Dan Hanavan, Tisbury selectmen unanimously approved the appointment of special officer Michael O'Rourke as a full-time police officer...