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Chilmark: Welcome February

Oh February, you're here already! Another Chilmark Potluck Jam success, though I ended up sadly missing one of my off-season favorite events. Belated birthday...

Bridge Results

At the Jan. 22, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club, seven pairs competed. First place went to Cyndee Dennehy and Alan Lachowitz,...

Former chief won’t help choose his successor

Former Edgartown Police Chief David Rossi will no longer sit on the screening committee to pick his replacement.At the board of selectmen’s meeting Monday,...

Women’s winter film series at Island libraries

The M.V. Women’s Committee, a subgroup of We Stand Together/Estamos Todos Juntos, is hosting a women’s winter film series every week at various libraries....

Maddie May Scott: She’s got the beat

Maddie May Scott graduated from MVRHS in 2014, and since has followed the beat of her own drums up to UMass Lowell and into...

Love’s magic captivates in ‘The Shape of Water’

Updated 7:20 am, Thursday, Feb. 1*“The Shape of Water,” already crowned with two Golden Globes and a near-record 13 Oscar nominations, plays at the...

Super Bowl Snacks

The Patriots have made it to the Super Bowl. Most people who will be enjoying the game have it easy. Plunk in front of...

‘Daphne of Martha’s Vineyard’

The following book review was written by Dan Meaney, a young man with autism who happens to be my youngest son. He’s a member...

Farm felted Valentines

Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day. The FARM Institute hosts a unique crafting event at the Edgartown library...

Local students win Globe Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Twenty-nine MVRHS art, design, and technology students won a total of 47 awards this year across seven categories at the 2018 Boston Globe Scholastic...

MV Mariners edge Chiefs on late goal

Maks Pachico scored with 27 seconds remaining to lift the Martha's Vineyard Mariners to a thrilling 4-3 win over the Somerset-Watuppa-Swansea (SWS) Chiefs on...

Latin/Fontbonne skates past MVRHS girls

The Vineyard varsity girls hockey team played more than 40 minutes of solid hockey against a Latin Academy/Fontbonne Academy combo team on Sunday afternoon...

Vineyarders fall to Coyle and Cassidy in girls hoops

The Vineyard varsity girls basketball team endured a game they'd likely rather forget in a 58-21 loss to Eastern Athletic Conference rival Coyle and...

Swim team ends season on a high note

The Martha’s Vineyard boys and girls swimming teams concluded their home schedules on Jan. 25 with victories against Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) rival Coyle...

Yellow House developer approved

Updated 5 pmThe Yellow House moved a major step toward a renovation that will eliminate its peeling paint, boarded windows, and return the building...

Lake Street Landing cofferdam to be tested, drained

A steel cofferdam installed to facilitate the Lake Street Landing project at Tashmoo Lake is scheduled to be tested and drained this week, according...

New program spans the gap of years

Leo Gagnon and Sandy Blythe sat on a bench in the lobby of Oak Bluffs Elementary School, waiting. Their eyes gleamed with anticipation as...

What’s causing right whale decline?

To the Editor:There is no argument that the North Atlantic Right Whale is in dire straits. Dr. Mark Baumgartner, a biologist from the Woods...

Weather causes early-morning ferry cancellations

Update 10:30 am, more ferries canceledThe Steamship Authority has canceled the following trips for Tuesday morning:M/V KATAMA 7:30AM Vineyard Haven to Woods HoleM/V WOODS HOLE 8:15AM Woods Hole...

Martha’s Vineyard immigration case headed for Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to hear a case that has a Martha’s Vineyard connection, and would settle a key conflict in the...