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Aquinnah: Some good news

I am finding it difficult to feel at all positive about the current state of our country and the administration now in the White...

Andrade – Alexander

Robert and Nancy Andrade of Vineyard Haven are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Jocelyn Andrade to Chase Alexander of Cherry Hill,...

Barnyard Saints Blog: A breakdown on breakdowns

There's always a “could have been worse.” In this case, Walker and I looked at each other and said, “At least we didn't die.”Yes,...

From ‘The Urge to Create’: Musician and stonemason Johnny Hoy

We sometimes wonder how many people living on the Vineyard are actively engaged in creative pursuits. Is it 10 percent? Thirty percent? More? In...

French film ‘Elle’ juggles thriller with black comedy

French actress Isabelle Huppert returns to the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center this weekend in “Elle,” her second recent film. “Things to Come” played at...

Oak Bluffs Library hosts mini-golf event

The Oak Bluffs library was transformed into a mini-golf course when it hosted its seventh annual adult mini-golf event on Friday night. Putters wandered...

Vineyard girls basketball tops Plymouth South

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls basketball team got back in the win column Sunday afternoon at the Sancy Pachico Gymnasium in...

Leona E. White

Leona E. White, a lifelong resident of Oak Bluffs, died peacefully on Thursday morning, Jan. 26, 2017 at the Martha‘s Vineyard Hospital. She was...

Dorothy E. Newton

Dorothy Newton died on Jan. 17, 2017. She was born on May 4, 1921, in the Hebrides of Scotland, and raised by her mother,...

Vineyard eighth grade boys rally to beat Wareham

Fueled by 26 points from big man Ramon Dossantos, the Martha’s Vineyard eighth-grade boys travel basketball team rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit to...

Bruce K. Young

Bruce K. Young died suddenly and of natural causes on Jan. 22, 2017, at his home in Madison, N.Y. He was 86.A native of...

Bishop Stang skates past Vineyard girls

The Bishop Stang girls hockey team used two short scoring bursts to defeat the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) skaters by a 5-0...

Vineyard swimming loses to Nauset

On Saturday, the Martha’s Vineyard High School girls and boys swim teams hosted the Nauset Warriors at the YMCA. Both teams lost, the girls...

Harold Augustus Bauld

Harold Augustus Bauld of Edgartown and Dania Beach, Fla., died peacefully in the hospice unit at Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale on...

Vineyard ‏girls basketball falls Friday to Coyle and Cassidy

Updated Tuesday, Jan. 31 3:00 pmThe smooth and skillful Lady Warriors of Coyle and Cassidy used a pressure defense and balanced offense to topple...

This Was Then: Professor Miller’s mill

Professor Leslie Miller loved the tranquility of Martha’s Vineyard, but as a lifelong city dweller he really missed one thing: running water.Miller began his...

Islanders unite for women's rights

By Willa Vigneault and Sophia McCarronAmong the crowds that flooded some of America’s major cities January 21 were dozens of regional high school students...

Event helps build stronger Island community

By Alexis CondonAspiring entrepreneurs in the community will present their Island-based ideas to a panel of judges in the recently developed Island-wide Pitch Perfect...

Tisbury School leaders debate how to increase space

Tisbury School leaders, in concert with the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), want to know by June whether to renovate the old, existing school...

Mindfulness matters

By Willa VigneaultAmidst the energy of winter sports and play rehearsals, two new programs have started at high school teaching students to harness their...