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Ian Estes

Ian Estes of West Tisbury at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Melanie D. Krauss

Melanie D. Krauss of Edgartown at Bridgewater State University.


Holy snow! It is just blinding out there. And we’re at a standoff here in the Dolby-Weagle household as to whether we should rejoice...

Poets’ Corner: Midwinter

At 4:45 the sun edges through a loose nest of branches, sets behind a snow bank, slipping out early after its brief appearance in today.  But it still dazzles, like a...

Nevaeh M. Hayes

Kristen Plante and Martin Hayes of West Tisbury announce the birth of their daughter, Nevaeh Marie Hayes, on February 13 at Hilton Head Hospital...

Kelson J. P. Borges

Sandra Paim and Julian Borges of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their son, Kelson Julian Paim Borges, on February 14 at Martha’s Vineyard...

Helena J. Goncalves

Luciani Jacobs and Gilson Goncalves of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of their daughter, Helena Jacobs Goncalves, on February 13 at Martha’s VIneyard Hospital....

Island fishermen tell DMF to focus on conservation, more enforcement

The Division of Marine Fisheries was asked to protect conch and not penalize the best commercial striped bass fishermen

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging director denies wrongdoing

Roger Wey says Quilt Fund money is not under town purview.

Highway superintendents talk plowing and sanding

Sand is the key weapon for combating winter storms on the Island

Some comforting health care news

The best part of the news report this morning of the financial circumstances of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and its Windemere unit is chief...

Budget news mixed for Martha’s Vineyard Hospital

The hospital ended the fiscal year in the black, but Windemere lost $670,000.

Island health care gets a shot in the arm

The hospitalist program is designed to free up Martha’s Vineyard Hospital primary care docs and improve inpatient care.

West Tisbury police officer Russell Ventura resigns

Under the shadow of his arraignment on charges related to an automobile accident, Officer Russell Ventura resigned from the West Tisbury Police Department.In a...

Tisbury selectmen protest NSTAR’s use of herbicides

The Tisbury selectmen agreed last week to send a letter to NSTAR opposing the utility’s herbicide spraying program to control the growth of vegetation...

High school committee approves contract for renewable energy credits

A Plymouth wind turbine project is expected to spin the high school some energy savings.

Island man arrested bringing narcotics from New York

The Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force arrested Theodore Bennett after several months of investigation and surveillance.

Oak Bluffs police department adds an officer

Michael Cotrone became the newest Oak Bluffs police officer on February 12, when he was sworn in at a ceremony at department headquarters. Officer...

Grandma couldn’t come to the wedding, so the wedding went to Windemere

Grandmother Edith could not come to the wedding so the wedding went to grandmother.

Coast Guard Auxiliary teaches boating safety

The Martha’s Vineyard Detachment of the Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer a 10-week Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course starting Wednesday, March 5, and...