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How hard could it be to crew on a boat in a deadly passage...

Although it might sound like a blast, I braced myself for an ordeal that only other seasick-prone folks can grok. My friend, journalist, turned...

Local students credit some unlikely sources with their recent victory

Earlier this month Island teenagers mixed an unlikely array of Island-grown food, and with the help of an improbable native gourmand, ran away with...

Cape Cod Five begins work on new Vineyard branch site

The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank has begun clearing the site of its new branch in Tisbury, off State Road opposite Cronig’s Market....

Land Bank would create Oak Bluffs public campground

More than 17 years ago, the purchase of Webb’s campground by would-be golf course developers spurred a long-running and divisive land-use battle. It ended...

First answer the question

Dukes County government, a vestige of colonial governance that continues to siphon off tax dollars that ought to be left in town coffers under...

Martha’s Vineyard Horse Council hosts hunter pace

The Martha’s Vineyard Horse Council hosted its most successful hunter pace since introducing the jumping elements five years ago, council member Tara Whiting told...

Island skeet shooters compete in R.I.

Three Island skeet shooters, Dick Carlson and Ray Sylvia of Oak Bluffs, and Matt Gamache of Vineyard Haven, traveled to the Wallum Lake Rod...

Vineyard boys soccer team beats Bishop Stang, 4-1

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School varsity boys soccer team soundly defeated Bishop Stang, four goals to one, last Thursday.“We were looking forward to...

U-10 Vineyard kids win two, remain undefeated

The U-10 boys Vineyard soccer team played Berkeley at home Saturday in a makeup game and won 7-3.The game featured a relentless attack by...

Vineyard golfers take second place in state finals

The Martha’s Vineyard varsity golf team, coached by Doug Debettencourt, finished a great season on Monday by taking second place at the Division III...

YMCA swimmers start strong

Eleven swimmers from the YMCA Makos swim team excelled at the Pentathlon Swim Meet on Nantucket Saturday, accompanied by their coach, Rainy Goodale. The...

Vineyard girls soccer team falls to strong Bishop Feehan squad, 4-0

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls’ soccer team was soundly defeated Tuesday, 4-0, by the Bishop Feehan Shamrocks in the Vineyard’s final game...

Fall back one hour early Sunday

Time changes overnight Saturday, when daylight savings time ends and standard time begins. Time reverts to standard time at 2 am, Sunday, November 1....

Gone huntin’: Goose sausage proves to be good stuff

The large flock of geese continued to swim up the cove as I crouched behind a pile of brush fashioned into a blind overlooking...

Oak Bluffs will close Vineyard Avenue for Halloween trick or treaters

A section of Vineyard Avenue will be closed on Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, to provide safe passage for zombies, ghosts, and witches on the...

Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank purchases 17 acres in Chilmark

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank late Wednesday closed on a 17.1 acre parcel of land off the south side of Middle Road in Chilmark....

Halloween brings selected Vineyard Haven street closures

Tisbury police will close several streets in Vineyard Haven to motor vehicle traffic from 4:30 to 9 pm on Saturday, Halloween night, to protect...

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital earns four stars

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) gave Martha’s Vineyard Hospital four out of five stars for patient experience in its latest quarterly...

SSA hears strong support for fast ferry proposals

The Steamship Authority (SSA) heard strong support for the expansion of fast ferry passenger service by two operators now serving New Bedford, Martha’s Vineyard,...

Stop and Shop proposes to expand Edgartown store

Stop and Shop representatives presented conceptual plans for an 11,320-square-foot expansion of the Edgartown store on Upper Main Street to members of the Edgartown...