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Roadside memorial stolen in Oak Bluffs

Just before 6 am on Friday, Feb. 9, a thief stole a roadside cross alongside Eastville Avenue, across from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, which...

State legislators hand deliver state funds to Martha’s Vineyard

Senator Julian Cyr (D-Truro) and Representative Dylan Fernandes (D-Falmouth) had a busy day on Martha’s Vineyard on Friday, including back-to-back events to mark the...

Coast Guard salutes Aquinnah police officer for 2016 rescue

The United States Coast Guard awarded Aquinnah police officer David Murphy with a Meritorious Public Service Award for his courageous rescue of a mariner...

Jon Harris: A ‘great ball of fire’

On Thursday, Feb. 22, a celebration of life was held at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Hall for Jonathan (Jon) Harris. The celebration commenced with...

Thanks from Tony’s

To the Editor: Our manager, Kelly Hill, met Chris Silva last week and took him around the store. I understood he was going to write...

Real Estate Confidential: Dog Houses

Weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred Roven, Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents.For many buyers,...

Robert Anthony Iadicicco

Robert Anthony Iadicicco died peacefully at home, surrounded by loved ones on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, nine days short of his 88th birthday.Robert was...

Walter Douglas Morrison

Walter Morrison of Edgartown died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at his home. He was 66.  A full obituary will be published at a...

On the Bedside Table: Gabrielle Mannino

I should start by admitting this isn't actually my bedside table, as my apartment is too small to fit one. So instead, my books...

Larry Levine

Larry Levine, 84, retired owner of Vineyard Dry Goods of Martha's Vineyard, died peacefully at his home in Henderson, Nev., on Wednesday, Feb. 7,...

Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

A tradução deste artigo se encontra no final da versão em inglêsI had the opportunity to see the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's “West...

Sixth-grader spells “winner”

Edgartown School students packed the school’s gymnasium on Wednesday, Feb. 21, for the annual Edgartown School Spelling Bee, according to a press release from...

MVYouth announces $1,219,138 in expansion grants

MVYouth, a community fund founded in 2014, has awarded Martha’s Vineyard Museum a $219,138 grant and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services’ Early Childhood Programs a...

MVRHS girls hockey fall 4-1 on senior day

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity hockey team saved its best for last, turning in a spirited performance on Senior Day...

Bobby B’s to pour beer and wine

Tisbury selectmen unanimously voted to approve a wine and beer permit for Bobby B’s Seafood and Pizza restaurant on Main Street, at the board's...

MVRHS will save $187,000 in health insurance costs in 2018-2019

A grateful Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee last week learned that medical and dental costs will cost the school $187,000 less...

Defensive shooting course offered at Rod & Gun Club

The Rod & Gun Club in Edgartown will host a one-day course, The Fundamentals of Intuitive Defensive Shooting, on two separate dates, Saturday, March...

Cyr and Fernandes hold events on the Island

Sen. Julian Cyr and Rep. Dylan Fernandes will hold two events on Martha’s Vineyard to mark the recent release of critical funds in the...

After Parkland tragedy, Island students and citizens join gun control fight

Updated 1:25 pm, Thursday, to reflect correct march on Washington dateIsland students and residents galvanized this week around efforts — including pending state legislation...

Chilmark selectmen boost fire chief’s pay

Updated Feb. 23 at 5:00 pmChilmark Fire Chief David Norton got a 75-percent pay increase Tuesday night at the Chilmark selectmen’s meeting. Selectmen Bill...