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Dance the Yard hits the PAC stage

Dance the Yard performed at the Performing Arts Center in Oak Bluffs on Saturday night. The company performed “atlas” and “Vantage Point,” with an...

Islanders rally to support climate change awareness

On Saturday afternoon, more than 80 Islanders gathered at Five Corners to stand in support of the Climate March, a large public demonstration taking...

Pinkletink Pace 5k held in West Chop

The first Pinkletink Pace 5K kicked off on a dreary Saturday morning with the runners winding through West Chop in a loop that began...

MVRHS grabs 4-3 walk-off win over Bishop Stang

Elias Fhagen-Smith grounded an RBI single into left field to score Jonas Lukowitz with the game-winning run in the seventh inning on Friday, to...

Vineyarders blast Madison Park in home opener

Senior Elias Fhagen-Smith threw a slaughter-rule-shortened six-inning no-hitter to lead Martha’s Vineyard to a 15-0 victory over Madison Park (Boston), Thursday afternoon at Vineyard...

Drug Task Force makes major drug bust in Tisbury

updated May 3, 10:30 amA father and son facing a long list of drug-related charges, including possession of heroin with intent to distribute, pleaded...

Spectrum Film Festival explores LGBTQ world

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center launches its first annual Spectrum Festival on Thursday, April 27, running through Sunday, April 30. The festival looks at...

Dreams in black and white

The current exhibit at the Playhouse Art Space at Martha's Vineyard Playhouse features a selection that is very different from the typical Vineyard tourist...

Non-binding moped ban wins strong support in Chilmark

There were no contested races in the Chilmark town election Wednesday, so all eyes were on the outcome of two nonbinding ballot questions. By...

Tisbury town meeting picks up speed

Voters got off to a fast start in Tisbury at night two of town meeting. With a little more than 100 voters at the...

OhDeer MV wins SCORE’s Small Business Owner of the Year award

The 2017 presentation of SCORE’s Small Business Owner of the Year award will be made to Mario Spindola of ohDeer Martha’s Vineyard in Edgartown...

The Barn, Bowl and Bistro goes green

The Barn, Bowl and Bistro, now has one of the largest solar arrays in Oak Bluffs (second only to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital), according to...

Dear Geek: What’s with all the bytes?

I hear people talk about technology mentioning kilobytes, megabytes, and terabytes, and recently I’m seeing people mentioning an SSD. Sounds like they are mispronouncing...

A satisfied customer

The Island Home carved its way through a small chop on its way from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven. It was Monday morning, and...

Presidential vacations good or bad?

Overall, was having two presidents vacation here a good or a bad thing for the Island?Send your answers to onisland@mvtimes.com with the subject line...

Quote of the week

“We’re spending money we don’t have, and, unfortunately, taxpayers of the town and Massachusetts are paying to fight us.”—Cheryl Andrews-Maltais, the Aquinnah tribe’s chairman,...

South Mountain Co. advances solar energy on the Vineyard

Approximately 500 solar power systems are operating on Martha’s Vineyard. South Mountain Co., based in West Tisbury, has installed about 250 of those systems...

Modular housing goes upmarket

Updated Saturday, April 29, 12 pm*It was 2008, and the housing market had tanked, along with the rest of the economy. Bill Potter, a...

Science and Scientists on the Vineyard

Paul Levine, a resident of West Tisbury who was a professor at Harvard and visiting professor at Stanford University, will contribute this occasional column...