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Edgartown: Thanks to all who have taken a moment to welcome me back

While I’m feeling most grateful that Hurricane Joaquin didn’t cause us any serious weather problems here on Martha’s Vineyard, I will admit that this...

West Tisbury: October, the month to catch up with friends

Lynne Whiting referred to our recent weather as “a nice New England welcome!” She, Allen, Bea, Asa, and Patrick Ruel returned last week from...

The Clays: The family behind the Derby truck

Bob and Fran Clay are authentic people, as “salt of the earth” as the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby — an enterprise...

Poet’s Corner: Tupelo

By Rachel BairdWhen I die and am releasedI want the bees to feed again on my vacant body,To swarm and land the way they...

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School class of 1965 celebrates 50th reunion

By Margaret Leonard Burke, Margaret Mayhew Pénicaud, and Linda Veira MetellThirty-seven of the 65 living members of the graduating class of 1965 attended their...

Madhuri Patel Lassiter

Madhuri Patel Lassiter died peacefully on Sept. 18, 2015, at her residence in West Orange, N.J. She was 80.Madhu, as she was commonly known,...

Oak Bluffs: The Island welcomes fall

No matter how well we plan, it seems as if in the blink of an eye, the weather deals us a surprise visit, suddenly...

Gay Head 10K attracted stalwart runners for a good cause

The driving rain stopped, but not the howling northeast winds, as a total of 96 runners started off on the Gay Head 10k road...

Vineyard loses 3-0 to rivals Bishop Feehan on a field goal

Bishop Feehan beat the Martha’s Vineyard varsity football team 3-0 Sunday afternoon in an Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) football game postponed from Friday night...

SSA continues to divert boats to Vineyard Haven

Monday morning the Steamship Authority was continuing to divert boats scheduled to arrive and depart from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven due to wind...

Olga Hirshhorn, art collector, fisherman, dead at 95

Art collector and iconoclast Olga Hirshhorn, wife of the late Joseph Hirshhorn of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C., died on...

Letter from Cuttyhunk : The Winter House

As autumn arrives on the island, the peace and stillness of the off-season settles into place. The beaches become places of reflective solitude, the...

Yard Sales on an interactive map, October 10 & 11

Click here, or take a look below for our interactive yard sale map.It's the first weekend of October and while there's not quite as...

Tisbury indecision places Beach Road project timeline in jeopardy

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) supervising project manager Thomas Currier said Friday that it may be unrealistic to think that the Beach Road project...

Oak Bluffs advised to reboot bid process for North Bluff seawall project

When Oak Bluffs selectmen unanimously voted on Sept. 22 to accept a $5.25 million bid from MIG Corporation to rebuild the new North Bluff...

SSA service continues into Vineyard Haven on a trip by trip basis

10 am, SundayIn the face of continuing strong winds, the Steamship Authority is diverting all trips to and from Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven through...

Heavy rains, strong winds will continue; hurricane threat lessens

As of 11 am, Friday, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)  : October 2, 2015 said a slow-moving cold front will continue to move across...

Time for the Living Local Harvest Festival: Food, fun, film and more

The Living Local Harvest Festival (LLHV), a two-day festival dedicated to promoting sustainability on Martha’s Vineyard, kicks off on Friday, Oct. 2, with a...

P.A. Club benefit auction

The P.A. Club, the year-round haven in Oak Bluffs that is constantly catering to the public, be it by hosting weddings, funerals, reunions, and...