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Gallery Josephine hosts local artists for the first time

Gallery Josephine in the Oak Bluffs Arts District is currently hosting its first show of work by local artists. The select group includes established...

Vineyard youth win several USTA tournament matches

Several Vineyard tennis players emerged victorious from the USTA tournament hosted by Vineyard Youth Tennis last weekend. Caleb Dutton won the boys 12 and...

Outraged by allegations against chief

To the Editor:As an Oak Bluffs taxpayer I am outraged that our town administrator and the board of selectmen have enabled and empowered Fire...

Sharks help kids have a ball

To the Editor:The Martha’s Vineyard Library Association would like to express its thanks to the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks for teaming up with us this...

Book sale was a success

To the Editor:The Library Friends of Oak Bluffs thank the community for making our annual book sale this past weekend a rousing success. Thanks...

Unfair practice

To the Editor:Just wondering … What happened to the sign naming correctly the town part of the East Chop Beach Club's beach Linda Marinelli...

Judging the judges

To the Editor:In the July 14, 2017, issue of this newspaper, there were 29 people brought before the district court for violations of the...

Community is top priority for chief

To the Editor:I worked for 10 years in Oak Bluffs on the ambulance service, first as a volunteer and then as a regular. I...

Water Tasting by the Sea

On a hot, but not too hot, hazy, but not unpleasantly hazy, afternoon, about 250 people attended the Water Tasting by the Sea fundraiser...

The Girls of Summer

Like a burst of confettiThey erupt into the corner store.Tanned, long legged,Laughing and pushing each other.They toss their sun-bleached hairAnd glance around to seeIf...

Court report July 17- July 24

July 17, 2017Adalto B. Souza, Vineyard Haven; DOB 11/26/90, OUI-liquor or .08%, negligent operation of motor vehicle, marked lanes violation, speeding in violation of...

West Tisbury library awarded ‘Customer Experience in the Digital Age’ grant

The West Tisbury library learned this week that their grant application for “Customer Experience in the Digital Age” was approved by the Massachusetts Board...

Kayak benefit raffle drawing

Artist Mark Zeender will draw the name of the lucky winner of the 15½-foot motorized fishing kayak, which is being raffled off to benefit...

10th annual Edgartown House Tour

Tuesday, August 1, the Federated Church, will have its 10th annual Edgartown House Tour. According to a press release, the houses for this year’s...

Dylan Raymond Long

Kesia O. Long and Brendan K. Long of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Dylan Raymond Long, on July 21, 2017, at Martha’s...

Julian Joseph Millerick

Rene Will and Tim Millerick of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Julian Joseph Millerick, on July 17, 2017, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Academic honors

GraduationsJack O'Malley of Oak Bluffs, from Grinnell College. Dean’s list Devon Webster of Vineyard Haven, at Union College.Emily Turney of West Tisbury, at Adelphi University.Joseph Turney...

South Beach: Waves and saves

The rising sun is blaring gold, and sits low in the sky. It’s early enough that the sand has barely been touched. There’s something...

Twenty-five years of tunes

Decked out in brightly colored Vineyard Vines clothing and big smiles, it’s hard to miss the young men of the Vineyard Sound as they...

‘This Is Everything’ celebrates life, love, and courage

“This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous” tells the life story of transgender Internet sensation Gigi Lazzarato, better known as Gigi Gorgeous. The film screens this...