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Best Fest features The Extraordinary Rendition Band this weekend

This weekend, The Extraordinary Rendition Band is back for the fifth annual Best Fest, a benefit for WVVY LP Community Radio, 93.7 FM. Best...

The buzz on ‘BUZZD’

“BUZZD – The Bee Kill Conspiracy” by Michael West, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, August 2014. 390 pages, $17.95.I’m an unabashed lover of crime fiction....

They walked around the Island

Last year, Benjamin Clark, then a sophomore at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, thought about walking around Martha’s Vineyard, but he didn’t get...

Benny brings in big bucks for charity

On Saturday, August 23, Island stalwart Benito Mancinone, known to generations of Islanders as Benny, came back to the Oak Bluffs barber shop on...

Offshore anglers enter yellowfin, wahoo in state tourney

Charter Captain Jeff Canha of Vineyard Haven invited a group of friends along on his boat Done Deal on a fishing trip well south...

Jean Dupon will close Le Grenier in October

But he’ll hang on to the memories.

Found treasures: Decorating with Thrift Shop goods

Decorating with Thrift-Shop Chic

Lucille M. Day

Lucille M. Day of Edgartown, formerly of Pocasset and Norton, died at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, August 29. She was...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: August 25–29, 2014

EdgartownAug. 25, Robert and Christine S. Bowen sold 31 Woodhaven Dr. to Kenneth and Kathleen Schoenberg for $799,034.15.Aug. 26, Robert L. Nagi, Personal Representative...

Derby volunteers needed for fillet duty

The Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby committee is gearing up for the start of the five-week fishing contest on Sunday, Sept. 14....

Vineyard Youth Tennis kids excelled in weekend tournaments

Vineyard Youth Tennis Center was well represented by winning players in tournaments over Labor Day weekend.Victoria Scott of Edgartown and Lizzie Williamson of West...

False albacore arrive in Martha’s Vineyard waters

False albacore, better known as albies on Martha’s Vineyard, have arrived in Island waters from Menemsha to Edgartown. This is exciting news for fishermen...

Library supporters ran, walked in second annual Pennywise Path 5K

A total of 63 runners participated in the second annual Edgartown library 5K and Pennywise Path walk on an overcast Labor Day.Boston resident Charlie...

Director Mike Nichols captivated film buffs

Audience members at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society’s sold-out screening of The Graduate on Saturday night knew they were in for a retro delight as...

‘Legacy of Light’ poetry compilation benefits Save the Gay Head Light

Supporters of the Save the Gay Head Lighthouse Project gathered at the West Tisbury Grange Hall last Wednesday, August 27, to listen as more...

For the love of (local) corn

Morning Glory Farm’s new cookbook

Voters go to polls in statewide primary

Hot races include a three-way contest for governor and two-way race for attorney general on the Democratic ticket.

Wine, not?

Got a wine cellar for that? If not, read on.

Yvonne LaBrecque Memorial Service

A memorial service for Yvonne LaBrecque will be held on Saturday, September 13, at 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 238 Main St.,...

Memorial service for Pamela Peia

A memorial service for Pamela Peia will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, September 6, at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Main Street...