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Panthers pounce on MVRHS girls hoopsters

The Vineyard varsity girls basketball team played for the first time in 11 days, tipping off against the defending Division 4 North champion Fenway...

Snow place to hide from the cold

Not only is it frigid out there today, but snow is in the forecast.The National Weather Service has issued an advisory through 1 am...

Officer was fired for insubordination, incompetence, and lying

Veteran Tisbury Police Officer Mark Santon was fired for insubordination, incompetence in filing a bogus police report, misuse of town funds to purchase sneakers,...

Ending 2017 on a high note

As 2017 comes to a close, let’s face it: It was a roller coaster ride of a year, with twists, turns, and some unrelenting...

Thanks for making this a special place to live

To the Editor:On behalf of MVRHS, I want to publicly express our gratitude to the Island community for their continued support and generous contributions...

Jean Lewellyn wins Spirit of the Vineyard Award

The Spirit of the Vineyard Award, sponsored by Vineyard Village at Home, is given annually to a person who has contributed to the Island...

SMART moves toward a regional solution

A new Woods Hole–based citizen task force is proposing a fresh look at the southeastern Massachusetts bridge and road system that funnels cars, trailer...

Real Estate Confidential: Negotiate, negotiate, negotiate

 By Fred Roven, MV Buyer AgentsWeekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market.I have to...

On the bedside table

We’re ending the year with a new Friday feature about books. We’re calling it Bedside Table. We'd like to hear about what you’re reading...

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

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsAnd so we celebrated one more Christmas. I hope everyone had a great...

How cold is it on Martha’s Vineyard? Wicked cold

Martha’s Vineyard will remain in the grip of gelid polar temperatures until a coastal storm arrives this weekend to knock the thermometer up into...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum to close for five months

This winter will be a long one for Island museumgoers and researchers.Last Tuesday, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum in Edgartown closed to the public...

Listeria danger spurs FDA smoked fish recall  

The Food and Drug Administration and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced on Wednesday that Springfield Smoked Fish, a Western Massachusetts food producer,...

Services Saturday for Frederick H. Kondra

Frederick H. Kondra, 63, of Oak Bluffs, died on Wednesday morning, Dec. 27, 2017, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He was the husband...

Edgartown looks to outside help to find a new police chief

It’s been a revolving door at the Edgartown police chief’s office since Paul Condlin left in 2010 after 15 years in the top post....

New data show ongoing damage to Mill Brook ecology

Mill Brook originates in the Chilmark woodlands, and travels approximately four miles, crossing 10 manmade dams of various construction as it wends through West...

Show me how you burlesque

Grab your high heels and get your cardio going any Tuesday evening at an 18-plus burlesque class at Spindrift Studios in Edgartown. Instructor Sophie...

A New Year’s yoga challenge

There’s nothing like a good challenge to kick off the new year, and Lora Ksieniewicz, owner of Yoga on the Vine, has one in...

Welcome, New Year

Dear New Year,I want to welcome you, but I’m also feeling some trepidation about what you’ll be bringing with you. Could you let us...

Martha’s Vineyard at the New Year

For many people, the end of the year brings perspective and a moment to reminisce. On a cold Tuesday afternoon, we went out and...