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James Edward Barrett

James Edward Barrett died on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 79 years old on Nov. 22.Jim was the...

Tisbury Police arrest Jacob Murphy in connection with car break-ins

Updated 3:30 pm, WednesdayTisbury Police Tuesday night arrested Jacob Murphy, 26, of Edgartown in connection with a series of vehicle break-ins in the area...

Três igrejas de Martha's Vineyard abrem suas portas para pessoas sem abrigo

A partir do dia 1 de janeiro até o dia 31 de março, três igrejas da Ilha irão abrir suas portas para qualquer indivíduo...

Parents’ appeal to Martha’s Vineyard community raises over $20,000

Five days after he was born, and one day after Christmas, Islander Clayton Jerome Healy died on Dec. 26 due to complications suffered during...

Year in Review: Performance

Award winning plays and playwrights complemented local productions for a dazzling year of performance arts

Year in Review: Art & Galleries

Artists on Martha’s Vineyard found their own paths as galleries opened and closed this year

Year in Review: Music

Fewer venues, but bigger names rocked the Martha’s Vineyard music scene this year

Year in Review: Books

The closing of Vineyard Stories and another successful Islanders Write conference marked the literary year on Martha’s Vineyard

Year in Review: Film

Two new venues were the highlight of the 2015 Martha’s Vineyard film scene

Year in Review: Food and Dining

The chef shuffle and the world of wine opened new dining doors on Martha’s Vineyard this year

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Dec. 21, nine pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Dave Donald and Barbara Silk, followed by Sandy...

Aquinnah: Season begins at Sassafras

Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone! Maybe the New Year will bring some snow or just some winterlike weather. I don’t ever remember a Christmas...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: Dec. 7 – 28

Dec. 7, 2015Edivaldo Demoura, Oak Bluffs; DOB 8/30/63, unlicensed operation of motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon payment of $150 court coast; traffic violation...

Celebrando o Ano Novo

Apesar de muitos sortudos viajarem para lugares com climas mais amenos, não se preocupe, caso esteja à procura do que fazer para o réveillon,...

Start the New Year with a lobster roll

Grace Episcopal Church on Woodlawn Avenue in Vineyard Haven will serve up lobster rolls on New Year’s Day, Friday, Jan. 1, from 1:30 to...

Make Monday movie night at the MV Playhouse

Island Entertainment and the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse present Monday Night at the Movies each Monday evening at the Playhouse. All movies begin at 7:30...

The MV Museum invites you to hear an Island Story

The first of the Island Stories presentations by the Martha’s Vineyard Museum will take place Tuesday, Jan. 5, at 4 pm at the Vineyard...

AAA suspends Island contractor following tow truck driver arrest

AAA is working to provide roadside assistance to Martha’s Vineyard motorists who rely on the auto club following the suspension of longtime contractor Pilgrim...

Something to crow about

You’d think the colonization of the Vineyard by a large, noisy bird species would be an obvious process. But the gradual establishment of a...

Tisbury police seek suspect in car break-in, caution drivers to lock vehicles

Updated 4 pm, TuesdayTisbury Police late Tuesday posted a series of photos on the department's Facebook page of a man they said is a suspect...