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Ann Crook is the new manager of Martha’s Vineyard Airport

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission Monday selected Ann Crook, currently director of aviation at the Elmira Corning Regional Airport in New York, to be...

Reserve tickets now for dinner and boat restoration lecture

Sail MV will wrap up its winter lecture series this Wednesday, April 13, at the Black Dog Tavern in Vineyard Haven with a talk...

Dance students 'Rise' to the competition

The RISE company showcase will take to the stage at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s Performing Arts Center this Sunday, April 10, at 4...

Great Scots! Celebrate Tartan Day at the Edgartown library

The Scottish Society of Martha’s Vineyard will celebrate Tartan Day on Saturday, April 9, from 1 to 3 pm in the community room of...

Mindfulness and Your Shopping Cart

Bemused readers ask novelist Nicole Galland for her take on navigating the precarious social landscape that comes with living on the Vineyard. Nicole, who...

The lights come on at the Lampost and Lookout

Downtown Oak Bluffs got a little more lively this weekend, with the Lampost and the Lookout Tavern both reopening for business on Friday, April...

Real Estate Transactions: March 28 to April 1, 2016

EdgartownMarch 31, Melissa A. Willoughby, trustee of the Willoughby Children’s Realty Trust, sold 89 and 91 Thirteenth St. North to Alison Shaw and Susan...

West Tisbury: The Stories Our Children Grow Up With

Beth here again; Hermine will be back next week. I pretended to be a jet setter this past week, and flew to Washington, D.C., to...

Aquinnah: Mother Nature always wins in the end.

As I write this, it is 34° in Aquinnah, and freezing rain is falling. I am on a bus headed to Boston, and there...

Edgartown: We need a steady source of vitamin D

Mother Nature certainly is playing some games with us, isn’t she? Some sun, some warmth, some gray, some rain, some snow, more rain, more...

Tilbury: Ski the Vineyard

Snow on the first day of spring was followed by snow on the first Sunday in April. Those were really huge snowflakes. And more...

Oak Bluffs: April Fool's weather

It seems as if we have been trapped in a gigantic swirl of April Fool’s weather for the past week. We rapidly are caught...

Cape Light Compact creates new energy plan

Cape Light Compact has created a new 2016–18 energy efficiency plan, with a special initiative specifically for small businesses. According to a press release,...

Chilmark: Let MVCS know how they have touch your life

Apologies go out to Larsen's, as in Larsen's Menemsha Fish Market, the store where last week's newlyweds, Gregory Heller and Molly Grand-Jean, actually met....

Photo of a Boy with a Football

By John EisnerTo this moment’s me attached observer as close to my end as this boy is to my beginning, the scene seems staged more custom than passion on this...

Coast Guard transports three people to mainland hospitals

As a result of poor weather conditions, Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrews were called upon three times in the span of five...

Dances at Alex’s Place build a bridge between schools

Alex’s Place at the YMCA has created Monthly Middle School Dances as a way to help children from Island middle schools meet one another....

Bernard M. Hollander

Bernard Moses Hollander, a summer resident of Chilmark for 64 years and the longest-serving attorney in the history of the Department of Justice, died...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on March 28, six pairs competed. Art Spielvogel and Gail Farrish finished in first place, followed by Dotti Arnold...

Joseph Whittier

Joseph A. Whittier died peacefully in the early hours of the morning on Wednesday, April 3rd at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital three weeks shy...