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Youngsters bring home trophies from tae kwon do tourney

Joey McCaferri, Talia McCaferri, and Wyatt Wiggin competed in the New England Classics held at Peterborough, N.H., on Saturday, where they represented Blitz Fitness...

Martha's Vineyard surfcasters annual meet highlights environmental concerns

The well-attended luncheon included an appeal to support heightened restrictions on striped bass in the annual Bass and Bluefish Derby.

Martha's Vineyard gymnasts, teams medal in Rhode Island

Thirteen gymnasts from Island Gymnastics Training School, coached by Beth Goodell, participated in the Winter Carnival meet hosted by Dream Big Gymnastics in Cranston,...

In Somerset tie, Vineyard freshman hockey player scores first goals

Freshman hockey player Hunter Ponte scored his first two high school goals against Somerset/Berkley at the Driscoll Arena in Fall River on Saturday, in...

Chappy ferry slip repairs will halt vehicle service one week in April

Vehicles will be unable to reach Chappaquiddick by ferry from April 17 to 24, but passengers will still be able to cross Edgartown Harbor.

What is Carnaval? A brief history of the Brazilian tradition

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsWhen Americans ask about Brazilian culture, the topics almost always include beaches, soccer, the...

Colin P.M. Gear

Colin P.M. Gear of Stoneham died on Friday, Jan. 29, 2016. He was 20.Born in Winchester on March 20, 1995, he was the son...

Bill Morancy

"We'll never run out of ideas," Bill Morancy would often exult after he’d complete taping the cable television show, "Talking About Movies," for Onion...

Move more at the Yard’s community dance class

On Thursday, the Oak Bluffs Public Library hosted its first community dance class put on by the Yard, the contemporary dance and performance center...

Mark C. Martin

Mark Craig Martin of Vineyard Haven, a man of quick wit who had a talent for writing letters to the editors of the local...

Many gather for Doug Kent art exhibit and sale

This past Friday and Saturday, a large turnout of friends, family, and fans of Doug Kent’s artwork gathered at the Chilmark Community Center for...

Super Bowl snack recipes

Just because the New England Patriots aren’t in the Super Bowl this year doesn’t mean we have to ignore the event altogether. For those...

Christopher D. Righter

Christopher Downer Righter of Natick and Vineyard Haven died on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at the Stanley Tippett Home after a seven-month battle with...

Chester J. Wisniewski

Chester (Chet) Wisniewski of Menemsha died one year ago on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, at his winter home in West Tisbury. He would have...

In memory of Marianne Goldberg: A candlelit performing arts farewell

A great patron of the arts, such as Lorenzo de Medici (1449 – 1492) in Florence, can provide a base of operations for artists...

Hospital de Martha's Vineyard promove pesquisa

O hospital de Martha's Vineyard começou uma campanha de três semanas à procura da opinião dos moradores da ilha com a intenção de identificar...

Thomas Rodman Goethals Jr.

Mr. Thomas Rodman Goethals Jr. of West Tisbury died on Sunday, January 31, 2016 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was 95.A complete obituary will...

AT&T plans to install a portable wireless antenna on Chappaquiddick

The wireless provider has the support of town officials to put a “cell on wheels” on the Chappaquiddick property of Robert Fynbo.

Menemsha dredge project halted midstream by winter flounder

Refusal of the Department of Environmental Protection to provide a permit extension means work will not resume until October.

Martha's Vineyard Hospital cautions travelers on Zika virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a Zika virus health alert.