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Timothy Joseph “Timmy” Fullin

Timothy Joseph “Timmy” Fullin of Edgartown died Sept. 20, 2014, at his home following a two-year battle with lung cancer. He was 65.Tim was...

Joseph Palermo

Joseph Palermo of Edgartown died on Sept. 17 at age 93.Joseph was born in Montreal in 1921 and moved with his family to New...

Edgartown selectmen set bay scallop season dates

At their weekly Monday meeting, Edgartown selectmen approved a shellfish committee recommendation to open the recreational scallop season on Oct. 1 in all Edgartown waters.Recreational...

Island mediation program celebrates 30 years

Sen. Dan Wolf and Rep. Tim Madden will help the Martha's Vineyard Mediation Program (MVMP) celebrate its 30th anniversary on Wednesday, Oct. 1.The public...

West Tisbury will wade back into the Mill Pond dredging issue

West Tisbury selectmen are preparing to issue another request for proposals (RFP) for a study of the Mill Brook watershed, based on the recommendations...

Community Preservation Act forum will focus on regional funding options

Stuart Saginor, executive director of the Community Preservation Coalition, a statewide group that helped establish the Community Preservation Act (CPA), will present a an...

Tisbury invites community participation in planning workshop

What direction should Tisbury's development take? How should the town tackle the need for building new municipal facilities while making better use of the...

Up-Island school committee makes plans to transfer buses to high school

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) school committee voted at a meeting on Sept. 15 to transfer ownership and management of the district's school buses...

Call for Nominations for Spirit of the Vineyard Award

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is seeking nominations for the Spirit of the Vineyard Award. This award, given annually, honors those who have served with...

Vineyarders score well in Gateway baseball league

Competing for the second year in a row, the Martha’s Vineyard entrants in the Gateway Fall Ball baseball league are off to great starts....

Boys soccer rolls against Somerset Berkley

On Friday the varsity boys soccer team defeated Somerset Berkley 4-0. Noah Kleinhenz, Jason Lages, Patryck Nascimento, and Brandon Dwane all scored in a...

Rising Tide riders earn ribbons at Special Olympics

On Sunday, Sept. 21, Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center, based in West Tisbury, took nine riders and two horses to the Equestrian Special Olympics...

Solar array generates electricity, contractor generates complaints

Installation of solar-energy facilities in Edgartown violates state noise standards, according to one consultant.

Vineyard riders display impressive skills at dressage fall festival

The Vineyard was well-represented at the New England Dressage Association’s Fall Festival (NEDA), in Saugerties, N.Y., held last week from Sept. 17 to 21....

MVY DJs provide the soundtrack to an Island

How the DJs at MVY Radio select their playlists.

Gone fishin’: Derby Kids Day never gets old, but the kids do

Little kids become dads and moms with their own children, but the excitement of catching a fish remains the same.

Get your shorts on

Manhattan Short Film Festival comes to the M.V. Film Center this weekend.

Wedding announcement

Adrian John Wright of Newport, Shropshire, England, will marry Jeannie Barbarajean Pierson of Philadelphia on Oct. 3, 2014, at the Martha's Vineyard Sailing Camp...

A home in which to heal

Kate Hancock’s “Windswept” tells the story of a family on Martha’s Vineyard whose lives are swept away by the events of 9/11.

Hopp to it!

Hopps Farm Road Pale Ale makes its annual debut at Offshore.