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The Food Truck: An up-Island gem

Food trucks have been around for several years now, especially in large cities. A couple are scattered on this little Island of ours. I...

‘The Founder’ describes how Ray Kroc built the McDonald’s empire

“The Founder” arrives this weekend at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. This biopic about Ray Kroc, played by Michael Keaton, describes how he built...

Ask the Geek: Changing a Wi-Fi password

Dear Geek,I have Comcast for Internet service at my house, but would like to change the wireless network password. It’s so long and hard...

Wills and trusts demystified

Trust, wills, and other components of estate planning can seem arcane to the uninitiated. Nevertheless, they concern aspects of law and finance that are...

MVRHS baseball starts spring training in Florida

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) baseball program returned Monday from its second annual spring training trip to Vero Beach, Fla. The team...

Vineyard Youth Tennis competes in USTA tourney

Coaches Scott Smith and Michael Halisky took a group of tennis players to participate in a USTA tennis tournament last weekend at the Brown...

Free wellness event at Airport Fitness

Airport Fitness will host the Alexandra M. Gagnon seventh and eighth grade Girls Day, a free wellness and fitness event for seventh and eighth...

MVRHS Sailing preview

The 2017 Martha's Vineyard Regional High School sailing team is a predominantly young group with lots of potential. Ten students graduated from last year's...

Mom’s home cooking

Cooking was not something my mother ever needed to learn when she was growing up — her family had a cook. When she married...

Boys and girls track team set to defend EAC titles

With strong senior leadership spread among seven female athletes, the veteran girls outdoor track team is expected to be a powerhouse in the Eastern...

A belly dancing benefit

When the Rev. Armen Hanjian of the Chilmark Community Church suggested belly dancing for an Martha’s Vineyard Clergy Association fundraiser to aid the homeless...

CG Auxiliary offers course in boating skills, seamanship

The Vineyard Coast Guard Auxiliary will offer an in-depth safety and training course for recreational boaters, beginning April 11. Subject matter will include choosing...

Court Report: March 20-27, 2017

March 20, 2017Dylan L. Hutchinson, Aquinnah; DOB 6/7/91, improper operation of motor vehicle, negligent operation of motor vehicle, OUI-liquor or .08%, marked lanes violation:...

Fuel Assistance Program extended, benefits increased

Patricia A. Daly, executive director of South Shore Community Action Council, wishes to announce that the Fuel Assistance Program has been extended for applications...

Want to be more involved in politics?

The first step is knowing how things work. According to a press release, you can join former MVRHS civics teacher Corinne Kurtz and current...

Richard Kane named first vice president at Rockland Bank

Rockland Trust has announced the appointment of Richard Kane to first vice president and lending center manager for Falmouth and Martha’s Vineyard. According to...

Births

Winter Odessa WeintraubAislinn Weintraub and David Smilie of West Tisbury announce the birth of a daughter, Winter Odessa Weintraub, on March 26, 2017, at...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: March 20 – 24, 2017

AquinnahMarch 20, Jan W. Whiting, as Commissioner and not individually, grants to Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission, all right, title, interest and share, to...

Academic honors

Faculty honorsJohn C. Wallace of Edgartown, at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.Scholarship awardLucy Thompson of Vineyard Haven has been awarded the Matthew Henson Outdoor...

Major drug bust in Oak Bluffs

On Tuesday afternoon, officers from the Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force (MVDTF) arrested John Hathaway Jr., 48, of Oak Bluffs for possession of approximately...