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Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival starts season on July 2

The Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (TMVFF) opens its summer season on Wednesday, July 2, with a documentary, "Divide in Concord,” about a woman's campaign...

Norman Perry relinquishes chairmanship of Martha’s Vineyard Airport commission

Norman Perry, chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission since April, relinquished the chairman’s post at a meeting of the airport commission Friday morning....

College Board invalidates high school advanced placement test results

Martha’s Vineyard students must now choose whether to retake the exams.

West Tisbury selectmen approve plan to muffle barking dogs

Animal Health Care plans to create a sound dampening barrier to reduce the noise of barking dogs.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha changes command

In a time-honored ceremony, Senior Chief Robert Riemer took command of the small boat station on Martha’s Vineyard.

Flatbread and YMCA gets star spangled for the Stars + Stripes Fest

After the past three years of solid Fourth of July music entertainment, Independence Day weekend on the Island would be incomplete without the return...

Controlled burn in Edgartown Friday

The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will be conducting a controlled burn today (Friday), between 11 am and 4 pm, south of...

Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams in “I Take Your Hand in Mine”

Actors Tony Shalhoub and Brooke Adams will present their Martha’s Vineyard stage debut at at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center...

Oak Bluffs police locate missing teen

Boston police located the girl in the Forest Hills section of Boston.

A wedding in West Tisbury

As dusk settled, the ambiance was festive with twinkling lights strung among the trees and bushes surrounding the house — the music was rock and roll and the dancing began — not on a dance floor, but on the lawn. Katie sang four songs with the Bodes and Lucy joined them on the keyboard for several songs. This was truly an Island wedding — potluck dinner with smoked bluefish and smoked chicken by Aunty Sarah; pulled pork, grilled chicken, and lobster salad by Betsey; rice and salads and breads brought by guests.

Local students honored for sea creature art

In the annual National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) student marine art contest, Oak Bluffs School brothers Everett and Oliver Dorr received awards for...

Achievements

James Pringle of Vineyard Haven was appointed to another term as a Justice of the Peace for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with a "special designation...

Martha’s Vineyard district court report

June 16, 2014 Colleen Frances Carreiro, Buzzards Bay, DOB 1/21/94, negligent operation of motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon the completion of 12 hours of...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club at the American Legion on Monday June 16, eight tables competed. North-South winners were Cheryl Stark and Jane Haley,...

AmeriCorps pitches in on Martha’s Vineyard

Despite grey skies and lethargic rain, The FARM Institute’s belted Galway cows stand alert in their pasture, with ears pricked toward the barn, from...

Academic Honors

Graduates Zachary John St. Clair Martellucci of  Edgartown graduated cum laude from the College of Arts and Sciences at New York University in New York, N.Y. Sagitta Woodman of...

Births

Zeke A. Thibodeau Kara and Jonathan Thibodeau of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Zeke Avery Thibodeau, on June 14 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Dana Gaines paddles kayak to save the Gay Head Light

Local kayaker Dana Gaines will grab his paddle for a good cause this August. In a single-seat kayak, Mr. Gaines will circumnavigate the Island in...

Answers from the Wild Side: The gall of some wasps

Which is pretty remarkable when you think about it: to form a gall, an insect species must develop the ability to hijack the biochemical processes that govern tissue production in a plant, producing a structure that perfectly suits the insect’s needs.

SSA cancels ferry from Oak Bluffs

The Steamship Authority has cancelled the 10:45 am MV/Martha's Vineyard from Oak Bluffs to Woods Hole due to mechanical issues. For more information, please call...