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Repairs to Beach Road water main Thursday completed

Updated 11:30 am, ThursdayTisbury Water Works crews repaired a leak in a water main along Beach Road Thursday. The work left area businesses without water...

Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce cautions Island businesses

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce Wednesday issued a consumer alert about recent telephone solicitations of Island businesses.Businesses have reported receiving phone calls from...

Freezing weather holds hazards for Island homeowners

Single-digit temperatures and strong winds have wreaked havoc this winter.

Births

Etienne Kingston WoodgerArlene Fruto Woodger and Bruce Bradford Woodger of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Etienne Kingston Woodger, on Feb. 20, 2015,...

Message in a bottle delivered to a Martha’s Vineyard beachcomber

On a January walk, Justin LaVigne made an interesting find: a bottle with a message dated Sept. 19, 1959.

HUD hands out $462,176 block grant to Wampanoag Tribe

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) last week announced it would distribute more than $651 million to 586 Native American tribes...

Featherstone opens Teen Art Cafe

Featherstone Center for the Arts announced the opening of a new Teen Art Cafe, a destination intended for local Island teens to create and...

What it means to be an ‘Immigrant’

Sally Bennett shares the odysseys of her young life.

Tisbury math team goes number to number in competition

On Monday, Feb. 2, the Tisbury School MathCounts team (Dougie Norton, David Krauthamer, Owen Porterfield, and Jason Davey), along with Isabelle Custer, Bryce Nightlinger,...

Hot comedy gets ready to warm up a cold night at the Harbor View...

An evening of comedy welcomes Boston comics back to the Island.

Free screening of ‘Birdman’

The Vineyard Haven library continues to provide free screenings of Oscar-nominated movies, with the second installment on Tuesday, March 3, at 7 pm, featuring...

Get Fit in ’15 with boxing

As part of Oak Bluffs library’s Fit in ’15 initiative, a yearlong program designed to keep Islanders focused on their fitness goals all year,...

Singing songs of love on the big stage

A Wicked Good Winter Cabaret returns to the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.

PechaKucha: A neighborly night of sharing

The Martha's Vineyard Museum hosted a lively night of PechaKucha at the Harbor View Hotel on Friday night. PechaKucha, which was first hosted by...

Locals contribute to ‘Da Sweet Blood of Jesus’

Spike Lee enlists help from the Island community while filming his latest movie.

Oscar contention heats up the Film Center’s annual event

While stars flocked to the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles for the 87th Academy Awards, locals visited the Martha's Vineyard Film Center for their...

The Sip: Forever Young

Uncorking the myths of wine aging.

Intention candles at Featherstone

Mark your calendars for Monday, March 2. Featherstone will be hosting a cozy evening with Billie Jean Sullivan, making one-of-a-kind intention candles from 6...

Academic honors

AcceptanceAlexander Trotter of Vineyard Haven, at Ashland University.GraduationJoshua Greenfield of Edgartown, from Ithaca College.Dean’s ListAmy Fligor of Edgartown, at the University of Delaware.Madison Hughes of Oak Bluffs, at...

Aquinnah

Did anyone watch the Oscars? The hosting and the writing were not that engaging, but there were some amazing speeches, and of course some...