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Water main break floods Upper Main Street Edgartown

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

Fire badly damages Tisbury house displacing family

A fire broke out in the basement of a single family house at 11 Martha’s Vineyard Avenue, Vineyard Haven, Saturday afternoon causing considerable damage....

Big Machines: Island Water Source’s drilling rig

Chewing through 20 vertical feet of Island is just an appetizer.

Vineyard Seadogs make a splash on the Today Show

Island photographer Lisa Vanderhoop's Vineyard Seadogs calendar will make its television debut on Monday December 29 when it will be featured on the TODAY...

The new girlfriend and when does 1 menorah = 52 masses?

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

On watch on Christmas day

While many Islanders will spend the holiday at home, a select group of workers will spend all or part of the day on the job.

Vineyard bay scallops provide hard work, good pay, high value

A prized bounty, the fruits of this harvest ripple through the Island economy.

An Oak Bluffs Christmas tradition shines on

The Gatchell family’s Christmas light extravaganza is bigger than ever but donations for the Food Pantry lag far behind last year’s haul.

The shucking never ends

Getting to the meat of things in scallops (and oysters).

Nearing their goal

To the Editor:The Niantic Park Playground Project, in collaboration with the Oak Bluffs Department of Parks and Recreation and the Friends of Oak Bluffs,...

Squibnocket plan is a winner

To the Editor:I attended a presentation of the Chilmark Committee on Squibnocket on Thursday, December 18 regarding the Squibnocket Farm Association’s causeway proposal. I...

Kilowatt buyer beware

To the Editor:The 70 percent increase in the electricity supply rate being experienced by Cape Light Compact (CLC) is being felt by all NSTAR...

Thank you Red Stocking

To the Editor:I am writing to express my deepest gratitude to the Red Stocking Fund and all who participate in making it happen. I...

Lessons learned

To the Editor:Over the past two weeks, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School had Project Period. During this time, our class has been creating...

A gingerly crafted replica of Isola

Delores Barza, pastry chef at Isola Restaurant, let her festive spirit — and talent — shine this holiday season with this gingerbread and candy...

A November foray produced an unexpected catch

In mid-November of this year, a series of sunny days with light southwest winds moved my partner Ruth Kirchmeier and me to extend the...

Merry Christmas to all

Cold weather, gray skies, and rain cannot dim the holiday mood on Martha’s Vineyard this Christmas week. Decorations and lights of all shapes and...

Thanks for the support

To the Editor:ACE MV (Adult and Community Education of Martha’s Vineyard), the Island’s non-profit providing post-secondary career development and lifelong learning courses, wants to...

Edgartown Eagles defeat Oak Bluffs Blazers, 58-37

Edgartown Eagles defeat Oak Bluffs Blazers, 58-37

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and EMS teams connect to save lives

LIFENET technology connects first responders to the ER, improving heart attack victims’ chances of survival.