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Mariners hockey wins Spring Fling tournament

The MV Mariners hockey team won the 26th annual Cape Cod Spring Fling. Members with Island ties included Will Levesque, Joe Merry, Mike and...

Airport Fitness and Tennis crowns club champs

Airport Fitness and Tennis hosted its annual tennis championships for members last weekend. Laura Schroeder and Mary Breslauer won the women's doubles tournament. They...

Get the bugs out

To the Editor:Last year I wrote a Letter to the Editor urging homeowners, landscapers, and gardeners to go green — urging them to stop...

Le Patin Libre explores the art of glide at the M.V. Ice Arena

The speed of sport and the grace of dance will combine in a unique theatrical experience this weekend when the contemporary ice skating company...

Gardens of Love: Rebecca Gilbert prepares for spring in the hoop house

I can't remember when I first met Rebecca Gilbert, who owns Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark, but she has always surprised me with...

April Fools: In case you didn’t get enough

A couple of weeks ago, we asked friends for stories on April Fool’s pranks. We ended up with more than we could use last...

The ichneumons are here!

If you object to wasps because they sting, you’re in luck! The largest family in the wasp world has only a few members capable...

Academic honor

Master’s degreeLieut. Eerik Meisner of the Tisbury Police Department has completed his master’s degree, earning a master of science in emergency management from the...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/ Notícias de e para a comunidade...

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglês.This fall, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 5, Featherstone will present a Brazilian...

Alex’s Place announces Elder Tech Fair

Alex's Place at the YMCA is holding an Elder Tech Fair on Saturday, April 9, from 11 am to 1 pm. According to a...

Martha’s Vineyard court report: March 28 – 31

March 28, 2016Christopher P. Allen, Oak Bluffs; DOB 2/27/60, assault and battery on a family/household member, strangulation or suffocation: continued to pretrial conference.Kelly Bodell,...

Healthy hearts compete at the YMCA’s ‘Live Love Tri’

Over 50 participants from ages 10 to 74 joined in an indoor “sprint” triathlon at the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard this past weekend. Competitors,...

Edgartown selectmen tackle ‘horrific’ Post Office closure

The unexpected closure of the Edgartown Post Office due to water damage was not on the agenda, but it was on everyone’s minds when...

Oak Bluffs man sworn in as Massachusetts State Police officer

In a Friday ceremony attended by family, friends, and Martha’s Vineyard police officers, Dustin Shaw joined the Massachusetts State Police. “I am very proud...

Community Chorus sings loud, sings proud

The Martha's Vineyard Community Chorus celebrated their 20th anniversary at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center last weekend with a special...

The Webber Journal

In 1947, before Bernie Webber made the heroic rescue portrayed in the movie “The Finest Hours,” he was assistant keeper of the Gay Head...

John Crelan presents ‘A Connecticut Yankee’ at Islanders Read

Mark Twain’s classic American novel “A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court” will be discussed by Island resident John Crelan at the Oak Bluffs...

Behind the scenes with Justin Melnick of the Terrace at the Charlotte Inn

On a quiet stretch of South Summer Street in Edgartown sits the Terrace at the Charlotte Inn, the only Relais & Chateaux property on-Island...

Vineyard-born, Maine-brewed: Wash Ashore Beer launches in Edgartown

On a sunny spring day last week, tucked inside a private home in Edgartown, two iced kegs of Wash Ashore Beer Co.’s “Buddha” Pale...

‘Eye in the Sky’ plumbs the consequences of antiterrorism

In the fight against terrorism, who has the moral high ground? “Eye in the Sky,” playing this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center...