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Please vaccinate

To the Editor:I am the mother of a young man with an autism-spectrum disorder. I am writing to urge you to get your children...

Martha’s Vineyard court report March 18 – March 30

March 18, 2015Aaron Joshua Blake, Oak Bluffs; DOB 5/12/87, OUI-liquor or .08%: not guilty; negligent operation of motor vehicle: guilty, two years probation, must...

RISE Dance Company show off their skills at the Oak Bluffs School

The 2015 RISE Dance Company presented their competitive choreography at the group’s fourth annual showcase this past Sunday at the Oak Bluffs School auditorium,...

Porto Pizza returns, Lobsterville coming soon

Ahhh delivery pizza, how we’ve longed for you! We just heard from Porto Pizza in Vineyard Haven that they will be reopening on April...

Island Moon Coffeehouse

The Island Moon Coffeehouse series continues at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse Thursday, April 2, at 7:30 pm. The musical event will feature host Jemima...

Easter egg hunts

This Easter weekend join Martha’s Vineyard Community Services’ Veterans Outreach Program for their first annual egg hunt to celebrate Island veterans and their families...

An evening with Geraldine Brooks

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and West Tisbury resident Geraldine Brooks will participate in a Speakeasy Series on Wednesday, April 8, at 5:30 pm at State...

The Fast Supper: Dick Binder’s quick dinners with quality

Even in the slow season, many of us have frantic days where eating is almost an afterthought. If we have more than ourselves to...

Just what the Easter bunny ordered: Egg hunts and homemade treats

It’s finally beginning to feel like spring — even though the temperatures haven’t yet warmed up to my liking, I’ll take this over snow...

Crooked Coast kicks off another season of fun at the Lampost

As the last remaining snow piles melt and we prepare to welcome the Easter bunny this weekend, another milestone reminds us the seasons are...

M.V. Sharks need host families

With the 2015 baseball season fast approaching, the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks are looking for families to open their homes to incoming Shark players. In...

Vineyard girls beat Barnstable in first tennis match of the season

Tuesday was a big day for the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity tennis team. The girls edged out Barnstable High School...

Land Court grounds Edgartown car magnate’s helicopter use

When car dealer Ernie Boch Jr. wants friends and family to “come on down” to Martha’s Vineyard, they will not be able to fly...

Edgartown selectmen sign off on road detours

Edgartown selectmen Tuesday agreed to allow a private contractor to block off parking spaces in front of the Warren House on North Water Street...

West Tisbury: Memories of Mark

Newly-clipped bare branches when I left, but I was welcomed home by a bouquet of blooming forsythia and a hug from my husband. Talley...

Arts Martha’s Vineyard stresses collaboration at annual meeting

Representatives of many of the Island's arts organizations, as well as individual artists and members of the general public, gathered at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Pet food recall

A glistening golden retriever bounds across a field of green. A border collie leaps to catch a Frisbee. The perfect poster pups for health...

Tisbury: Tartan Day

You should know that Grace Episcopal Church will continue the Friday-night Community Supper from 5 to 6:30 pm every Friday through April this year....

This was then: The seventh grade

Chris Baer teaches photography and graphic design at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. He’s been collecting vintage photographs for many years.Seventh GradeMeet Tisbury School’s...

Making Passover memories

Last weekend my cousins visited our family on the Vineyard. I had many fun activities planned, but it was my 10-year-old son, Gordon, who...