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One arrested, investigation continues into Oak Bluffs brawl

Oak Bluffs police are investigating a street brawl that began at a late night party and spilled out onto Circuit Avenue near daRosa’s just...

Tisbury receives designation for Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) recently approved the designation of the Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District. Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande announced the news...

The bonds of combat

I saw anything and everything that could possibly happen to the human body and did the best I could to take care of people,” he said. “Many of them, of course, couldn’t live but many of them, I figure, medics like myself, saved their lives.

Young learners say thanks

To the Editor: On the behalf of Island Children’s School older preschool class, I would like to extend a very warm and sincere thank you...

Kind, accurate, sensitive

To the Editor: I thank you, Doug Cabral, for your kind, thorough, accurate, sensitive reportage of the service on Wednesday, May 29, for Pat Gregory. It is...

Vineyard should be proud

To the Editor: While it is almost always tempting to write a letter to the editor criticizing poor service, it is much more enjoyable to...

Salute a veteran

To the Editor: Seventy years ago church bells across the Island tolled to announce the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France, in the most significant event...

Our deep gratitude

To the Editor: We would like to express our deep gratitude and appreciation to Mike Hathaway of the Edgartown Harbormaster’s office as well as to...

Going the extra mile

To the Editor: The Steamship Authority is often referred to as "the lifeline to the Island." The night of Wednesday, May 28 they yet again...

Dan Cabot recognized for volunteer efforts

Elder Services of the Cape and Islands recognize 15 years of service.

High school committee approves changes to student handbook

A new state law governing student discipline and attendance mandates major changes in the guide for students and parents.

Travel soccer regular season in homestretch

The South Coast Soccer League regular season is winding down. The girls and boys MV United Under-14 Division 2 travel soccer teams played their...

Celtics great John Havlicek hosts 33d Genesis Foundation fishing tournament

Retired Boston Celtics great John Havlicek will host the 33d annual Celebrity Fishing Tournament on Saturday, June 7, part of a four-day event to...

Children’s benefit golf tourney raises more than $35,000 for Island charities

The 20th annual Children’s Benefit Golf Tournament was held on a beautiful spring Sunday at Farm Neck in Oak Bluffs. The event raises more...

Jeremy Alley-Tarter qualifies for All State Meet

Members of the Martha’s Vineyard track and field teams competed Saturday at the MIAA State Division 4 Meet, held at Durfee High School in...

Cohasset eliminates Vineyard girls from state tennis tourney

The 15th-seeded Vineyard girls tennis team, their roster depleted by injuries and honors night, traveled to face longtime nemesis Cohasset in the MIAA State...

‘Caps and ‘Canes win on men’s softball opening night

The boys of summer are back on the diamond at Veterans Park.

County explores purchase of VNA building

The cost to purchase and convert the vacant building to a new home for the Center for Living has raised questions.

West Tisbury selectmen pick members of Mill Brook watershed committee

The committee is expected to take a comprehensive look at the entire stream system that has fed the Mill Pond discussion.

Soundings: A bright investment

But if you still think that putting solar electric panels on your roof is a prohibitively costly way to declare your environmentalist bona fides, it’s time to think again.