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Poets’ Corner: Side (Seedeh) Morning

White breasts under the clear Aegean sea shallow in, pale and moving light green robes not to cover but to warm pure nakedness. A young Hector is...

Martha’s Vineyard court report

February 27, 2014 Raymond R. Auger, Edgartown; DOB 4/6/67, operating motor vehicle with suspended license: to be dismissed upon payment of $150 court cost and...

Explore Caroline Tuthill Preserve on Saturday

Walk part of the 150-acre property with Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation staff.

Chilmark: Spring is the time of plans and projects

The face of our community has yet another wrinkle due to the passing of a favorite. Louis Larsen has left our shores for a...

Academic Honors

Dean’s List Meagan McDonough of West Tisbury at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C. Patrick McDonough of West Tisbury at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. Honor Roll Martha’s...

Steamship Authority traffic rebounds

After a dismal January, Steamship Authority traffic volumes made strong gains last month, compared with February 2013. For February, passenger traffic rose three percent...

Martha’s Vineyard Regional Spelling Bee competition Friday

Six top spellers from the five Island elementary schools and the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School will compete Friday, March 14, in the Vineyard’s...

The us and them boundary apparent in bowling alley debate

Diane Streett, a judge from Delaware and an abutter to Sam Dunn’s bowling alley project, retained Ellen Kaplan of Kaplan & Nichols of Edgartown...

West Tisbury: Everyone’s talking about the weather

We are almost midway through March and the weather continues to seesaw between winter and spring. I have been raking out garden beds in...

MVC accepts nomination for Island-wide lawn fertilizer DCPC

Regulating the use of nitrogen based fertilizers is seen as critical to the long term health of Island waters.

Island Housing Trust awarded $110,000 in tax credits by state

The Island Housing Trust has been awarded $110,000 in state Community Investment Tax Credits by Commonwealth’s Department of Housing and Community Development. The award...

Despite differences, parking fines add up for Island towns

With fees that vary from town to town, motorists pay most for parking overtime in Chilmark and least in West Tisbury.

New plan for Vineyard Haven parking lot

After several months, a town committee reached a consensus on potential improvements in the lot next to Stop and Shop.

Real Estate Transactions: February 24 – 28, 2014

CHILMARK Feb. 25, John W. Richardson, as trustee in a case under Chapter 7 of Title 11 and Jacqueline C. Melcher a/k/a Jacqueline Carlin, sold...

“Music Street” brings sound to schools and shelters

Soprano Bethany Worrell and tenor Sean Lair will perform at MVRHS on Friday.

Experts agree over Chilmark’s Squibnocket Beach plan

There will be a town meeting vote on the project on April 28.

Investigation sees no criminal charges for Oak Bluffs COA head

Investigation by Oak Bluffs police finds muddled accounting, and the way some funds were handled by Roger Wey will take time to unravel.

Hall family’s crumbling empire weighs on towns

Through a series of trusts, the Hall family owns more than $40 million worth of Vineyard property, including residential, commercial and land.

Tisbury Planning Board addresses marijuana dispensaries

The Tisbury Planning Board will hold a public hearing at 7:15 pm on Wednesday, March 19, to consider amending the town's zoning bylaws to...

Social Security will install video link in for Islanders

The Social Security Administration plans a Video Service Delivery (VSD) terminal on Martha’s Vineyard, to fill a gap created when the agency eliminated monthly...