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Oak Bluffs

Cold and snow and ice did not seem to stop friends and families from seeing in the New Year. As we do every year,...

Isaiah Maynard will ride from sea to sea

The high school senior will raise money for charity. Personal growth fuels his dream.

Many hands build Flatbread’s new pizza oven

The more efficient oven will be ready for their May 15 opening.

What to say and where to stand

Clamming and Movie Theaters.

These animals are looking for fur-ever homes

There are three organizations on Martha’s Vineyard that have animals for adoption.

Vineyard pets and their quirks

A cat who loves a bunny, a dog who loves commercials, and more.

MVC blesses Oak Bluffs bowling alley development

The full commission was unanimous in its decision, some calling it a ‘model project.’

State task force outlines 44 recommendations to reduce gun violence

Committee concluded state’s gun laws are already among the toughest in the nation.

Despite winter, Lagoon Pond Bridge on schedule

The $43.7 million permanent bridge will open in July of 2016.

Quick fire response saves Oak Bluffs home (video)

Photos and video by Robert Gatchell Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury firefighters responded to a house fire on Old Barnes Road Wednesday evening, and found...

Edgartown’s water will clear soon, official says

Some Edgartown residents will have awakened to discolored water this morning.  Shane Ben David, chief operator for the town water department, explains that the...

It’s been a slow, beleaguered 2014 so far

If you judge that the pace of Island economic life has seemed plodding during the first two months of the year, you are correct....

Bowling alley is not MVC business

Elsewhere on these Editorial and OpEd Pages this morning, the chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC), under the pretext of defending his beleaguered...

The Art of Sara’s Atoms

The Art of Sara’s Atoms

Vineyard boys lose an OT heartbreaker to end season

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity basketball team lost a hard-played overtime thriller against Cardinal Spellman High School of Brockton Wednesday night....

Fishermen, beachgoers work to loosen plover closures

Martha’s Vineyard Beach Access Coalition joins burgeoning movement that seeks more balanced approach to plover protection.

No escape – Oak Bluffs P.D. deploys Interceptors

Police department updates its fleet with three cutting-edge cruisers.

Edgartown selectmen talked taxes and towers Monday

As the town prepares to seek proposals to build a new Katama hangar, assessors are eager to change the way the property will be taxed.

School districts keep finances in good order

Financial statements from the Island's two regional school districts got the thumbs-up from auditors.

West Tisbury selectmen approve marijuana letter

The letter of support/non-opposition may help an Island business in its quest to open a Dukes County dispensary.