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Edgartown to hold fluoridation forum

The Edgartown board of health will be holding a forum for the public to learn about the value of community water fluoridation.Water fluoridation...

Have faith: Lent 101

We’re into week three of that mysterious season, Lent, in the Christian tradition — some denominations go all out, and others recognize the 40...

Birth: Sarah Fernandes de Oliveira

Solange Fernandes da Silva and Geovani Ferreira de Oliveira of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Sarah Fernandes de Oliveira, on Feb....

Aquinnah: Who needs a vacation

It’s very quiet in Aquinnah, and throughout the Island this week. Most people are away for the vacation. There are some benefits to being...

Nor’easter headed for the Vineyard

Updated at 5 pm Islanders hoping to get home or to travel off-Island on Friday and Saturday would be well served to make a backup...

County commission oversteps bounds

To the Editor:Given all the craziness with a dysfunctional federal government, one would hope that here, on Martha's Vineyard, sanity would prevail. Wrong.The recent...

Tisbury: Standing up for Florida students

Heard on Main Street: Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.I'm so proud that...

Behind the scenes at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival

Eighteen years ago, Island carpenter Thomas Bena and a handful of friends decided they wanted to show the film shorts they’d made, so they...

Oak Bluffs selectmen slash proposed Prop. 2½ override

Looking to balance the FY19 budget in the face of slow revenue growth and sharply escalating regional costs — namely the town’s $467,000 increase...

Second Sunday Jazz Concert with the John Alaimo Trio and guests

On Sunday, March 11th at 3:30pm, the library will host a jazz concert featuring John Alaimo on piano, Mike Tinus on bass, Taurus Biskis...

Richard Gregory Haller

Richard “Ricky” Gregory Haller, 69 years old, died peacefully on Feb. 14, 2018, in Brewster after a short illness. Rick had spent the past...

Visiting Vet: Veterinary marijuana

Marijuana has been on my mind lately. I’m going to Jamaica soon with three teenage girls. (OK, one is technically in her 20s, but...

Police investigate missing money from association fund

The Tisbury Police Department is investigating the alleged theft of funds from a nonprofit organization associated with the fire department, according to a police...

West Tisbury: An enormous patch of snowdrops

I am horrified to have just written March 1. Our peaceful, solitary winter is almost over. It’s easy to feel springlike, with the warm...

Chilmark: Uma Datta’s Indian Cooking class

Driving, walking, or moving through thick fog makes the world shrink, a feeling I enjoy each foggy day. It's great seeing the parking lots...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: February 19 – 23, 2018

EdgartownFeb. 21, Sean H. Moloney and Jennifer Moloney sold 72 Ninth Street North to John Gazzaniga for $650,000.Feb. 22, ADEC Meeting House Way Real...

Court Report: Feb. 15, 2018 – Feb. 26, 2018

Feb. 15, 2018Christy L. Dobson, Vineyard Haven; DOB 7/18/80, assault and battery on a family/household member: continued to pretrial conference.Jaquelyn E. Gomez, Edgartown; DOB...

Condon sets PR at All-State indoors; places in top 10 at pentathlon

MVRHS junior Mackenzie Condon set a new personal record in the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, 6.5 inches, Saturday in the...

So you’ve got this big idea

Lisa Leonard has always been a runner. Her day job was working for the military as a signal officer, and then after that as...

Bridge Results

No 1:15 pm game was held on Feb. 19 at the Edgartown Bridge Club, due to the holiday.At the Feb. 20, 7 pm game...