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Former MVFF employee offers her perspective

To the Editor:I understand your frustration. I know it is hard to see a place you love and call home change — particularly in...

Tisbury family shellfishing day was a big success

In an event sponsored by the Tisbury Shellfish Department, more than 70 people turned up Saturday at Lagoon Pond near Wind’s Up to learn...

Thanks for the help

To the Editor:The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society would like to extend a hearty thank you to all of the wonderful people who made this...

SSA summer season is off to a busy start

The Steamship Authority (SSA) met on Tuesday, June 21, in Hyannis and reviewed budget guidelines, including expected fuel costs. The staff said it “will...

Martha’s Vineyard Marine receives medal for heroism in Afghanistan

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsMarine Gunnery Sergeant (GySgt) Geann Pereira will never forget the sounds of a...

The Vineyard Connection: Because ultimately, everything is local

Most everyone is familiar with the term “six degrees of separation,” the notion that any two people can be connected to one another (or...

Tashmoo expected to reopen to shellfishing Thursday

One week ago on Thursday, Tisbury town administrator Jay Grande announced that all of Tashmoo Pond was closed to shellfishing until further notice while...

High-speed Hy-Line ferry expects to resume service next week

The high-speed Hy-Line ferry Vineyard Lady, which operates between Hyannis and Oak Bluffs, and between Oak Bluffs and Nantucket, is expected to resume service...

Tisbury nitrogen tax proposal finds few takers

The Tisbury board of health wrapped up a series of three public hearings Monday at the Tisbury Emergency Services Facility on its proposal to...

Goin’ mobile: Holistic health care hits the road

Kristin Henriksen of Reindeer Bridge in Vineyard Haven puts the “whole” in holistic health practitioner. Her training includes nutrition, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, reiki, and...

Jeremiah McCarthy appointed to Oak Bluffs planning board

The Oak Bluffs planning board and selectmen held a joint meeting on Tuesday to decide which of three candidates should finish the term of...

Oak Bluffs conservation commission approves beach rake

It took two years of lobbying by a dogged grassroots movement and a yes vote at annual town meeting to set the table for...

Outta here!

The left-field wall at Fenway Park, home field of the Boston Red Sox, is arguably one of our country’s largest and most recognizable canvases,...

This Was Then: Chick’s Vineyard Haven News

When Edson Chick arrived on the Vineyard in the summer of 1887, Islanders found him to be charismatic, well-spoken, impeccably dressed, and extremely outgoing....

Pickup girls hockey starts in July

Two nights a week of hockey for girls from seventh grade through college will begin on July 11 at the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena,...

Troubador wins first Holmes Hole Sailing Association race of the season

The lovely evening of Thursday, June 23, brought the first official Holmes Hole Sailing Association (HHSA) race of the season, with scores earned according...

Liz Stiving-Nichols recognized by Traditional Home magazine

Liz Stiving-Nichols, owner of Vineyard Interior Design, has been named one of the country’s 10 most notable, up-and-coming interior designers — “The New Trads.”...

Grand Illumination Night ‘Fun’draiser

The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association (MVCMA; mvcma.org), together with the Barn, Bowl and Bistro and Paint Corner Art Bar, will host a “Fun”draiser...

Hospitality Homes provides an oasis for Islanders seeking medical care

On a stormy night in late April, Rali Penchev was seven months pregnant when her water broke. Because Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is not well...

Domestic Disturbances: On Tree Therapy

What is Tree Therapy?Tree Therapy is a powerful non-prescription curative used to:Reduce the risk of feeling old associated with aging. Treat the indefinable...