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Martha’s Vineyard police and physicians confront opiate abuse

The second installment in an ongoing look at addiction on Martha's Vineyard.

Edgartown selectmen hear dog report, approve beach nourishment

Edgartown selectmen heard and approved animal control officer (ACO) Barbara Prada's quarterly animal report Tuesday.

SSA moves ahead with plans for new terminal, ferry

Catherine Norton, the new Falmouth member, attended the first meeting of the New Year.

Tisbury selectmen seek public comment on Water Street parking lot redesign

The Tisbury selectmen will hold a public discussion Tuesday on a proposed new design for the town's Water Street parking lot, which is bordered by Stop & Shop and the police station.

Edgartown Library Foundation remains mum

The Edgartown Library Foundation has raised more than $450,000 in donations since 2006.

News analysis: State’s shift to Obama care is far from smooth

For many, changes in the healthcare law have been a prescription for confusion and concern.

New school discipline law could prove costly for Island taxpayers

Effective July 1, school districts must pay for alternative education services for students suspended or expelled long-term.

Fresh Stop & Shop store plan returns to the MVC Thursday

The Martha's Vineyard Commission will review the company's latest offers at the project's sixth public hearing held at the Tisbury Senior Center.

Oak Bluffs advisory panel member highlights value of digital media

Digital media can provide a cost effective tool to build consensus.

Cape Wind faces new federal lawsuit

A spokeswoman for the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs declined comment, deferring to the attorney general's office.


A news brief published January 16, "Driver fails to stop and hits stone wall," incorrectly described the sequence of events after the driver of a 2001 Suzuki Esteem failed to stop at the stop sign.

Business brief: Brian Nelson will be among featured speakers

Brian Nelson of Nelson Mechanical Design (NMD) in Edgartown has been chosen to be one of the "FAB FIVE" speakers at the 2014 Mechanical...

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club Results

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on January 16, eight pairs completed.

How Hard Could It Be: Wrangling puppies.

Turns out eight-week old German Shepherds are cute, but not at all cooperative.

MVRHS students nix the noise in engineering challenge

First place went to Thorpe Karabees, Andrew Ruimerman, and Willow Wunsch (36.




Jim Wallen is off in Bali right now.

West Tisbury

Some sad losses for West Tisbury with the passing of David Franklin, Sonny Jackson, and Jonathan Revere.

Oak Bluffs


Don’t take chances with poisons

Anticoagulant rodenticides are tricky: People mistakenly think that because the dog looks fine at first, they will continue to be fine.