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Edgartown Police recover most items from house squatter yard sale

Updated 11 am, Tuesday, April 30Edgartown Police said Michelle Filkins of Wareham broke into a seasonal residence on Court Street off Road to the Plains near...

Martha’s Vineyard photographer trades photos for Nepal aid

Longtime Chilmark summer resident and Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Edward Keating made an offer on his Facebook page on Sunday, April 26 that is available...

Chilmark voters say yes to Center for Living, no to school building

Chilmark voters went to the polls Wednesday and put another nail in the coffin for the proposed new school administration building. Voters looked more kindly...

Bridge results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, April 20, eight pairs competed. Finishing first were Warren Morse and Gail Farrish, followed by Mollie Whalen...

Joan M. Cobb

Joan M. Cobb of Bridgewater died peacefully after a long battle with cancer on April 22, 2015 at the Braemoor Health Center in Brockton...

Weekend soccer roundup

It was a busy weekend for Martha’s Vineyard youth soccer players, with games happening all weekend for every age. Here is a roundup:MV United...

Housing bookends

The Martha’s Vineyard housing crisis is real, and it is not restricted to the affordable, subsidized variety. Decent seasonal housing for the employees that...

Please buy organic

To the Editor:I am writing to encourage landscapers and home gardeners to ask for organic plants and flowers when purchasing this spring.We all know...

Minnesingers grateful for tour of Spain

To the Editor:Thanks to the diligent work of the Minnesingers Parent Group and the support of the Island community, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High...

MVCC celebration was a success

To the Editor:On behalf of the Martha's Vineyard Cultural Council (MVCC), I would like to thank MJ and Paul Munafo for hosting the MVCC's...

Thanks for the bus

To the Editor:On behalf of ACE MV, I want to thank the superintendent of schools, Mr. James Weiss, and his staff for providing us...

Dr. Fisher can’t be replaced

To the Editor:It was a sad day for me and for my family today, reading the announcement that Dr. Judith Fisher is retiring from...

Why no updates?

To the Editor:I'm wondering why, after warning women to walk in pairs in the state forest, there has been silence from the Edgartown Police...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: April 17 – 24

April 17, 2015Ronelle L. Couture, Oak Bluffs; DOB 11/25/75, OUI-liquor or .08%, third offense, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation: continued to...

VNA building purchase is a mistake

To the Editor:It is a big mistake to purchase the VNA building. Yes, it is a quick fix. It will cost more than $200,000...

More on Tisbury harbor regs

To the Editor:Why, after a week, are taxpayers still looking for their boats? Why did the harbormaster tell them he didn't know where they...

Island builder Bill Potter has a plan to tackle the affordable housing crisis

Squash Meadow Construction President Bill Potter thinks he could help solve the need for affordable housing, six units at a time. Regulatory assistance and...

A’s sink Pirates 9-8 in Little League competition

On Tuesday, the A’s defeated the Pirates 9-8. The game was an exciting back-and-forth contest. The Pirates’ Isaac Richards took the mound, throwing three strong...

Uber makes waves on Martha’s Vineyard

Uber, the Internet-driven ride-sharing service that has boomed in popularity in America and around the world, may soon have a presence on the Vineyard....

Edgartown police update search for suspect in alleged sexual assault

Edgartown Police Detective Sergeant Chris Dolby Wednesday provided an update on the investigation into an alleged sexual assault in the Manuel F. Correllus State...