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Grant will help restore one link in natural chain of Mill Brook

Near the source of the Mill Brook along North Road in Roth Woodlands, an earthen berm and two small, misplaced culverts prevent brook trout...

Scarce groundfish permit will remain on Martha’s Vineyard

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) last week announced that in partnership with the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust, it had purchased the Island’s last historic...

Tisbury health agent Tom Pachico set his sights on retirement

After almost 23 years as the Tisbury health agent, Tom Pachico is ready for more free time and warmer winters. He will retire at...

Henry and the crabby old man, and BMax, LC, and ticks

Dear Dogfather,Henry and I live together in a single-family home. Henry is a 3-year-old wire fox terrier, and I am a crabby old man....

More Who’s Who in Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate

David Lott, Owner/Realtor, Vineyard Open House Real Estate, Vineyard HavenHome: Vineyard HavenWhy are you in real estate? It’s been around me all my life....

And Bees Make Honey

Bees are in the news again, unfortunately.Beeinformed.org, in collaboration with Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, is reporting troubling...

From Martha’s Vineyard to South Sudan

In 2012 and 2013, Lilly Schott, a Martha’s Vineyard Hospital maternity nurse, traveled to Africa to lend her skills and services on an emergency...

Preservation Trust buys Edgartown Carnegie Library building

Edgartown selectmen on Monday unanimously voted to sell the town’s Carnegie Library building on North Water Street to the nonprofit Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust...

What’s new: Edible Gardening Is as Good as a Day at the Beach

I think that edible gardening, or incorporating edibles into your landscape, is an exciting trend we will see more and more of. Whether you...

Heather Thurber and the Art of Ayurveda

Ayurveda: noun. 1. One of the world's oldest holistic (whole-body) healing systems. It was developed thousands of years ago in India. It is based...

Cheer and charity at Possible Dreams Auction Sunday night

A chance for an experience of a lifetime brought a full crowd to the 37th annual Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction at the Winnetu...

Martha’s Vineyard football players play for a cause

Early this month, a team of young Island athletes will compete this fall to bring help to returning Island veterans.The Martha’s Vineyard Junior High/Youth...

At Home With: Emilee Whorton and Michael Valenti in Edgartown

Every tale of young love, especially in this age of high tech and low romantic expectations, is widelydifferent from the next. In the match...

Martha's Vineyard Summer Sports Listings

COLLEGIATE WOODEN BAT SUMMER BASEBALLMartha's Vineyard Sharks :mvsharks.comFutures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL): thefuturesleague.comSharks home schedule (all games start at 7 pm; all games played...

Drug Task Force arrest in Oak Bluffs leads to hefty heroin haul

Members of the Martha’s Vineyard Drug Task Force (MVDTF), led by Oak Bluffs Police Detective Jeffrey Labell and Edgartown Police Detective Michael Snowden, searched...

Vandals tip over Vineyard Haven library granite bench

A granite memorial bench in front of the Vineyard Haven Public Library was tipped over sometime between 8:30 pm Saturday and 7 am Sunday....

Public records bill is focus of all-Island selectmen’s meeting

Island selectmen representing all six towns met Friday at the Strand Theater in Oak Bluffs for an all-Island selectmen’s meeting with Josh Ostroff, Natick...

Bridge results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, July 20, 15 tables were in play. Finishing first North-South were Louise Marx and Lee Sinai, followed...

Niantic Park on the rebound

The whup-whup-whup of a bouncing basketball at the Courts has been silenced this summer as Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs undergoes a major renovation,...

Tisbury: St. Augustine's yard sale, a drum workshop, and lobster rolls

Tomorrow is Appraisal Day with Skinner, Inc., from 9 am to 3 pm at the old Marine Hospital on Lagoon Pond Road. You must...