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Valentine’s pop-up

There is still plenty of time to get your Valentine’s Day shopping done, and you can support local artisans in the process. A one-day...

Local sculpture by Jay Lagemann swings all the way to New York City

Vineyarders visiting New York City may get a glimpse of a familiar sight if their travels bring them over toward the West Side Highway....

John Sundman illuminates the world of sci-fi

“People deprecate science fiction as being a literature of ideas. But so is ‘Moby Dick,’” said John Sundman, who will lead the next Islanders...

Carol D. Brandon

Carol Drechsler Brandon of West Tisbury died peacefully at home on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. She was 97. She engaged every room she entered...

Judy Fraser-Pearse

Judith Jenks Fraser-Pearse died peacefully at her home in Vineyard Haven on Feb. 1, 2017, after a recent diagnosis of cancer. She was 78...

West Tisbury selectmen will wait to grapple Up-Island Regional’s cost-allocation report

West Tisbury selectmen decided last week that there is “no rush” to deal with a report from a study committee they formed to advise...

Neva D. Thornhill

Neva D. Oneal Thornhill died on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, with her family nearby.Neva D. Oneal was born in Bogard, Mo., to Elmer and...

Pats win Super Bowl for the ages

Super Bowl LI was a tale of two halves. After the first 30 minutes, the high-flying Atlanta Falcons’ offense was totally in control, ripping...

John Tenney Mead

John Tenney Mead, 88, of Edgartown, died on Friday morning, Feb. 3, 2017, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. He was the father of Amy...

Howard Attebery

Howard Robert Attebery, 94, died on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1, 2017, at his home in West Tisbury. He was married to Cynthia Riggs and...

New England Patriots win! Martha's Vineyard boosters helped!

Staff at Martha's Vineyard Hospital wore their Patriots gear to work on Friday and posed for a team photo.Clearly, the support worked, as the...

MVRHS girls hockey skates to 4-1 win over Newton South-Brookline

Updated Feb. 8Goaltender Julia Bettencourt received an extended team hug on Saturday night after the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls hockey team erupted...

West Tisbury Library enchants at Harry Potter Day

The West Tisbury Library celebrated Harry Potter Day, along with cities around the world, with a flurry of activities for Harry Potter fans. Young...

Bishop Feehan downs Vineyarders in girls hoops

Bishop Feehan, the defending Mass. Division 1 state basketball champs, overwhelmed the Vineyard girls Friday afternoon in an Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) tilt at...

Lucas DeBettencourt will soar with the Falcons

Lucas DeBettencourt felt a load lift from his sturdy shoulders on Friday after he signed a scholarship commitment letter with Bentley University, Waltham, Mass....

Edgartown voters will decide the future of the Yellow House

Edgartown’s community preservation committee (CPC) will ask voters to appropriate $1.5 million of Community Preservation Act (CPA) funds to buy the house and part...

Community Conversation on policy at the M.V. Hebrew Center

“We Stand Together” will host a Community Conversation on Policy on February 5 at the Martha's Vineyard Hebrew Center from 12:30 to 2:30. According...

MV High School swimmers notch first double win

For the first time this season, both the MVRHS boys and girls swimmers won their respective meets when the Vineyards defeated conference rival Coyle...

Makos swim against South East Massachusetts teams

The Makos, the YMCA’s competitive swim team, traveled to Eastham to compete in a distance meet against three other teams in the South East...

Seaport Economic Council awards $680,000 to Tisbury

The Seaport Economic Council awarded Tisbury a $680,000 grant that will allow the town to significantly overhaul its Lake Tashmoo landing. Tisbury will replace...