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Ferry Islander laid to rest in ship graveyard

There, in the tidal flats, she found the hull of the Islander lying among dozens of other ship carcasses. The hull and the freight deck appear in intact, along with a small portion of the vessel’s central support structure, but the rest of the ferry is gone.

For the love of lambs: Annual Sheepapalooza is Saturday

Celebrate sheep, shepherds, local food, farming, and fiber this Saturday at The FARM Institute (TFI) in Edgartown. At TFI’s annual Sheepapalooza, kids and adults...

Pathways honors the ocean at IMAGINE ARTS festival

For the culmination of their winter-long programming, the month of April at Pathways at the Chilmark Tavern is devoted to the second annual IMAGINE...

Real Estate Transactions: March 31 – April 4, 2014

ChilmarkApril 1, Brian R. Kenney, trustee of Trust for the Benefit of Elizabeth Blair Kenney and the Trust for the Benefit of Kristen Brock...

700 cyclists to join the MS Ride the Vineyard fundraiser

Last May 624 bicycle riders raised $416,000 riding their bicycles around the Vineyard to help fund research into a cure for multiple sclerosis (MS),...

Edgartown voters opt for appointed town clerk

Edgartown voters, by a margin of 144 to 110, voted to make the office of town clerk an appointed position instead of an elected...

West Tisbury voters went to the polls Thursday

Voters agreed to move from an elected to an appointed treasure.

Oak Bluffs voters re-elect Vail and Santoro, approve 2 of 3 capital projects

Updated at 9:50 am, Friday, April 11. At the polls Thursday, Oak Bluffs voters approved a $600,000 Proposition 2.5 override (476-375), said no to a...

Elections today in Oak Bluffs, Edgartown and West Tisbury

Voters head to the polls today in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown from 10 am to 7 pm, and in West Tisbury until 8 pm.

Celebrate spring at greenhouse openings

Finally, time to smell the flowers

Matzoh Ball Soup

Ruth Stiller’s favorite family passover meal.

Passover traditions, and a conversation with Rabbi Broitman

Passover is a New Year when we start afresh and everything is clean and new. Once we finish cleaning and turning over our kitchens, we are ready to prepare the Seder meal which is a meal of both celebration and remembrance.

Easter Egg Hunts

Where to find eggs on Martha’s Vineyard.

High School enrollment projected to increase

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) District school committee tackled a lengthy agenda Monday night that included presentations from the library committee and...

NSTAR begins push/pull on new mainland extension cord

Work by marine contractors on a joint project for utility giants NSTAR and Comcast to run a new undersea cable from Falmouth to Martha’s...

Time to repay Lena Vanderhoop, an amazing caregiver

After emergency open-heart surgery, the former VNA nurse wants to get back on her feet.

State leaders will hold Vineyard arts and tourism public hearing Tuesday

State Representative Cory Atkins (D-Concord) and State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives (D-Newburyport) Co-Chairmen of the Joint Committee on Tourism, Arts, and Cultural Development will...

Forensic accountant retained for Council on Aging investigation

Oak Bluffs has retained John Sullivan, an accountant with the firm Melanson, Heath & Company of Andover, to investigate financial management of Council on...

All-Island School Committee ratifies new Island Parents Advisory Council

The All-Island School Committee (AISC) voted unanimously at a meeting on Thursday, April 3, to ratify a newly formed Island Parents Advisory Council (IPAC)...