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State election results

AquinnahChilmarkEdgartownOak BluffsTisburyWest TisburyGosnoldIsland TotalsU.S. SenatexEdward J. Markey (D)1714031063120511801112275134Brian J. Herr (R)2298607556422286191991GovernorxBaker...

Coakley wins Martha’s Vineyard, loses state in governor’s race

With a few exceptions, Island voters mostly followed statewide trends.

Edgartown selectmen agree to block parking lot for new cinema seats

Taking out the old seats, and installing the new seats, should be done by Friday

Martha’s Vineyard boys soccer advances to Division 3 South quarterfinals

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity soccer team won the first round of the Division 3 South championship against Bishop Stang High...

Vineyard Gazette numbers slide slightly

The Vineyard Gazette’s total average print circulation slid in the past 12 months, the newspaper reported last week.Average circulation for the 12-month period that...

Gluten glutton and tipping a teacher

Bemused readers ask novelist Nicole Galland for her take on navigating the precarious social landscape that comes with living on the Vineyard. Nicole, who...

Cecile Helena Gordon

Cecile Helena (Hemsley) Gordon died peacefully at her home in Oak Bluffs on Monday, October 27, 2014, at the age of 88.Cecile was born...

“Annabell Lee” shows Menemsha in the 1920s

Silent film version of an Edgar Allan Poe poem has been restored for viewing at the Chilmark Library.

Her heart heard

To the Editor:Thank you for publishing Professor Michael Mann's response to Andrew Engleman's climate change letter that raised so many unsubstantiated claims about climate change, false...

Island beer brewers conspire on winter ale

Offshore Ale Company and Bad Martha’s Beer have joined forces to offer brew “great for cold winter nights in front of a fire.”

Honor our veterans

Oak Bluffs Parade salutes servicemen and women this Tuesday, November 11.

Raising the barn

Raise the roof at the 21st annual Barn Raisers Ball on Saturday.

Martha’s Vineyard Harley Riders Ride for Red Stocking Sunday

Annual Harley Riders tradition will raise cash, toys, for kids in need this holiday season.

ASMFC approves 25 percent cut in striped bass harvest

Massachusetts fishermen can expect to see new regulations in 2015 that could include a  mix of increased size limits and reduced bag limits.

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: October 27 – 31, 2014

ChilmarkOct. 29, Andrew J. Bernstein, trustee of the Bernstein Realty Trust, sold 16 Tilton Rd. to Clifford A. Lasser and Elizabeth W. Adams for...

West Tisbury Winter Farmers’ Market in full swing

The Winter Farmer’s Market at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury was bustling with activity on Saturday. Residents and visitors alike found fresh meats...

In praise of pork

“Swine and Dine” events at the Harbor View last week educated diners about their food.

Driver smashes BMW into pole, knocks out power in Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs police plan to seek charges against Mark Roaen, 58, of Oak Bluffs, in connection with an accident that knocked out power to...

Islanders go to the polls today

Under clear blue skies, voters turnout is strong.