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Survey shows strong interest in parks, recreation

A survey of Tisbury residents about parks and recreation areas found that a majority want better access to the town’s waterfront and beaches. That...

Ferry reservation schedule announced

The Steamship Authority is accepting reservations for next year, according to an alert sent out by the ferry service.From Jan. 4 to Jan. 10,...

Coast Guard steps up for Windemere residents

A visit by the U.S. Coast Guard to Windemere Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center sparked memories for the residents.The annual visit for dinner and...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate makes Vineyard stop

Jay Gonzalez, one of three declared candidates for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, will be the guest of the Democratic Council of Martha’s Vineyard (MV...

Coast Guard Auxiliarists decorated at Mansion House ceremony

Flotilla 11-9, the Vineyard’s U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary chapter, decorated two of its members with operational medals at an Oct. 19 ceremony held at...

Oak Bluffs approves housing production plan

Two days after the board of selectmen approved it, the Oak Bluffs planning board on Thursday unanimously approved the town’s housing production plan (HPP)...

Rural Health Scholars study Island’s sexual health resources

Each year for the past 12 years the Rural Health Scholars, comprised of University of Massachusetts medical students, have made a presentation to the...

Habitat for Humanity announces new projects

Habitat for Humanity of Martha’s Vineyard is partnering with the Evanson family and the community to build a home in Oak Bluffs, according to...

Eversource won’t demand bill payment in 30 minutes

Once again there is a scam going around that seeks payments from people for their Eversource bills, demanding payment within 30 minutes or the...

Yellow House heads for bid process

The Yellow House committee met Tuesday afternoon to finalize elements of the request for proposals (RFP), and set a mandatory site-visit date for bidders....

Service Saturday for Joseph F. Figueiredo

Joseph F. Figueiredo, 78, of Vineyard Haven died on Monday evening, Oct. 30, 2017, at the Cape Cod Hospital. He was the father of...

Halloween happenings around town

Halloween had everybody in high spirits throughout the week. On Saturday, there was a parade in Oak Bluffs and on Sunday Edgartown hosted Happy...

Forsaken photos

Perhaps appropriately for the season, the selection of photos in Featherstone's latest group show all have a haunting quality to them. “Abandoned” is the...

Cull the herd, feed Island families

The M.V. Tick-Borne Illness Prevention Program (the Tick Program) and Island Grown Initiative (IGI) have announced several new projects aimed at reducing the deer...

Barbara Dacey is stepping away

Several years ago, Will Luckey of West Tisbury and his family were on vacation on the island of Culebra, off Puerto Rico. They were...

Vineyard booters blank Barnstable

Update Nov. 2 at 12:30 pmThe Vineyarders notched an impressive 3-0 non-league win over Division 1 Barnstable, Saturday under the lights on Senior Night...

Hurricanes place fifth in Cape Cod Marathon Relay

The MV Hurricanes Youth Running Club ran in the Cape Cod Marathon Relay on Sunday, Oct. 29 in Falmouth. This year’s competitors were Edward...

MVRHS sports highlights Oct 26-31

Football Sandwich 35, Vineyard 14Cam Lopes ran for four touchdowns to lead host Sandwich to a non-league win over the Vineyarders (1-7) on Friday night.With...

Barn Raisers get the Ball rolling

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society will celebrate the anniversary of the Ag Hall this Saturday, Nov. 4, with the annual Barn Raisers Ball. What...

Pho-nomenal flavors

My favorite thing about dining on Martha’s Vineyard is the unlikely combination of factors and circumstances that produce great food. Never in my wildest...