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Tisbury School building committee picks plan

The Tisbury School building committee chose a site and design plan for a proposed new school on Monday night, and also heard that the...

Eelgrass experiment takes root in Aquinnah

Eelgrass plays a critical role in the estuarine ecosystem, which makes it particularly crucial to the overall health of the ecosystem on Martha’s Vineyard....

MVRHS sports highlights

Boys soccerVineyard 4, Bishop Stang 1Emmanuel Da Silva scored two goals, with Miles Albert and Gabe Nascimento adding one each, as the Vineyarders (4-2)...

Quote of the week

“People who don’t need it, have it. That comes out of my hide.” Steve Bernier,  owner of Cronig’s Market, regarding people of means who...

Tisbury building inspector may oversee neighbor’s renovations

Tisbury building inspector Ken Barwick lives in the same neighborhood as the future home of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum.In May, he told the board...

MVRHS boys harriers run past Stang, Nantucket

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys cross-country team improved to 3-0 with an emphatic 15-49 win over Bishop Stang in an Eastern...

Jose lingered, causing travel issues, but not much more

 There were some trees toppled, like one in Vineyard Haven described by Paul Doherty in a letter to the editor, and a good-size one...

Capturing a Derby day to remember

Editor’s note: While Barry Stringfellow has “gone fishing,” we bring you the guest commentary of Adam Darack. Derby time: It’s my favorite time of year....

Decaying barge threatens Lagoon Pond

A corroded barge moored close to Sailing Camp Park in the Oak Bluffs portion of Lagoon Pond triggered worried discussion at Tuesday’s selectmen’s meeting....

Vineyarders lead the charge at Vermont 50K

A group of seven Vineyard runners trekked up to Mount Ascutney in West Windsor, Vt., for the annual Vermont 50 Ultra Run on Sunday....

Tisbury looks to join Brewster in Eversource spraying battle

Tisbury selectmen on Tuesday said they want to seek a restraining order against planned spraying of plant growth on Eversource power lines.Buoyed by a...

Gay Head 10K registration still open

Registration is open for the Gay Head 10K Race. The race begins at 11 am on Sunday, Oct. 1. Meet at Aquinnah Circle. The...

Work on MVRHS track picks up speed

Joe Schroeder was a happy man last week. The longtime Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School coach will have a track for his squad to...

Dredge is here, and project is days away

A massive dredge moved into place in Menemsha Monday, and is ready to finish a long-awaited project to clear the channel.Last month, the Army...

Dorothy Savarese named to American Banker’s list of ‘25 Most Powerful Women in Banking’

Dorothy Savarese, president and CEO of Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank, has been named 10th on American Banker’s annual list of the “25...

Correction

In News story “West Tisbury housing project has critics before proposal takes shape” (Sept. 21), the actual number of proposed bedrooms for the site...

Summit puts spotlight on renewable energy

Leaders gathered Sunday in Oak Bluffs to talk about how to make the Cape and Islands power supply 100 percent renewable energy, according to...

Foundering sloop demolished

The masthead sloop Chautauqua was hauled from Lagoon Pond late on Sunday by RM Packer Co. and crushed in a large trash container, John...

Beach committee tightens entrance requirements for Lambert’s Cove

As of next year, automobile stickers for Lambert’s Cove Beach will be sold in tandem with walk-on passes that must be shown to gain...

State officials help celebrate the anniversary of the Federated Church

State Sen. Julian Cyr and Rep. Dylan Fernandes paid a visit to the Federated Church in Edgartown last Sunday at the 10:30 am service....