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Scientist Jesse Ausubel says diet will affect the Martha’s Vineyard landscape

In the kickoff to Sheriff’s Meadow’s lecture series, the acclaimed researcher will describe how eating and food-buying habits affect the landscape.

Martha’s Vineyard tops most expensive family vacation list

There are marvelous high-end places here. But we don’t want a young family to be scared off from visiting because they’re on a budget.

Seating snafu invalidates high school AP test results

The deadline for Martha’s Vineyard students to sign up to retake the exams is today.

Vineyard Football Association season kicks off

At halftime, a weary but unbowed Kristofer Rabasca of IC explained that summer games against young, fresh legs serves his team well. “This is good for us: they make us run the whole game,” he said. “When our over-40 league starts in the fall, we can run circles around our competitors

Edgartown parade and fireworks changed to Saturday

The Edgartown July 4th parade and fireworks have been changed to Saturday, July 5, due to possible tropical storm conditions. The parade will begin...

Brush fire ignites near Tashmoo Boatyard on Wednesday

Tisbury firefighters responded quickly Wednesday morning to a report of smoke and flames near the site of a fire that consumed a garage workshop...

Threat to the public

To the Editor:With the Pilgrim nuclear power plant now operating on an extended license and three of the same vintage and design General Electric...

Gone fishin’: Safety begins with knowing that an accident can happen to you

How often do you see a single fisherman tooling along in his boat wearing no personal flotation device (PFD)? Too often. And not just fishermen. The prevailing excuse is that there are other boats around, or the water is calm, or he or she is a good swimmer or the mindset that accidents happen to someone else. Well, they do not.

Vineyarders medal in Cohasset Sprint Triathalon

Vineyarders Shelly Bloom, Ed Cerullo, and Andrew Flake medaled in the Cohasset Sprint Triathlon on June 29. Ms. Bloom, a Vineyard Haven summer resident...

Memorial service for Jo-Anne S. Rice

A memorial service will be held for Jo-Anne S. Rice at 2 pm on Saturday, August 2, at the Unitarian-Universalist Society of Martha's Vineyard...

Holmes Hole race results

West-Northwest winds and a flooding tide combined to create a tough go on Sunday as the Holmes Hole fleet took to the Sound for...

Top Gun tennis at Vineyard Youth Tennis

The top tennis juniors on the Island competed in the weekly Top Gun action at Vineyard Youth Tennis on Monday night.Zak Danz defeated Michael...

Vineyarders will compete in Bay State games

Four Martha's Vineyard Regional High School hockey players were named to the Southeast/Coastal team, and will compete in the Bay State Summer Games July...

Dorothy Hidler

Dorothy (Geer) Hidler of Chester and formerly of Rockfall and Middletown, Conn., died on Monday, June 23, at Chesterfield Nursing Home in Chester. She...

Islanders express concerns about Pilgrim nuclear

The issue is safety not energy, Senator Dan Wolf said.

Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s Evening of Discovery tops the charts

The Martha's Vineyard Museum's 16th annual Evening of Discovery broke all records for attendance and fundraising this pastSaturday, June 28. More than 380 people...

Rosanne Cash raises dough, sparkles at Flatbread

The fundraising event raised about $127,000 to save the Gay Head lighthouse.

MVFF starts summer season in Chilmark

Getting home after my 6-day MELT Method Teacher Training in New York City, my husband drove us straight from the airport to the Chilmark...

Tisbury: Vineyard Haven Band to play at Owen Park

Many thanks to our brave firefighters who keep our town safe. The dark plume of smoke over our town on Sunday afternoon drew many...