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Fast ferry makes fast fans

On the ride from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven Friday morning on SeaStreak’s Whaling City Express, a regular commuter hatched a plan. He would...

This beer’s repeating

Bad Martha is in the finals of Boston Magazine’s Final Pour and they’re asking for your help.Josh Flanders, tap room manager of the Edgartown...

Bedside Table: Danielle Zerbonne and Harrison Holmes

 Of course I had to straighten and dust — are you kidding?Our bedside table duplex hodge-podge is mostly a collection of my husband’s...

Real Estate Confidential: Why to invest in Martha’s Vineyard

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.That...

School project is major issue on Tisbury warrant

Voters will decide whether to support a Proposition 2½ debt exclusion to pay for the town’s share of a new $47 million Tisbury School....

Financial aid available for septic upgrades

Substandard septic systems are the primary cause of the deteriorating water quality in Martha’s Vineyard ponds, and an aging septic system can be a...

Good Friday and Easter services around the Island

Everyone is welcome to come when three churches — First Baptist Church, Beacon of Hope Church, and Vineyard Assembly of God Church — come...

Manter promoted to West Tisbury Police lieutenant

West Tisbury selectmen voted 2-0 to approve the promotion of police Sgt. Jeffrey “Skipper” Manter to the rank of lieutenant at the board’s weekly...

Professionals support Edgartown fluoridation

To the Editor:On April 12, 2018, at the annual town election, the voters of Edgartown will decide whether the town public water supply should...

Pawns in a healthcare battle

To the Editor:Among the trove of legal documents flowing from the Edgartown courthouse recently in Martha's Vineyard Hospital v. Woodin, Joseph L. was this...

Keeping the roads clear

To the Editor:Richie Combra and his crew are to be commended on the speed at which they are cleaning up Oak Bluffs after the...

Politics at play on commission appointments

To the Editor: We should never forget or underestimate the value of our newspapers shining a bright light on matters, behavior, and issues that should...

Help at a time of need

To the Editor:Last night, my little dog ran into the road and was killed. The distraught driver of the vehicle stopped and ran house...

The court, the First Amendment, and Island life

Three current Supreme Court cases that the justices are just now considering could have an impact on Vineyarders and visitors to the Island. They...

This is personal

It’s gotten to the point where we show up at the ferry terminal with one eye open, because we just can’t bear to look....

Service Saturday for Rosemary Brown

Rosemary Brown of Oak Bluffs died early Tuesday evening, March 27, 2018. Her son Steve and daughter Tommye were with her.There will be...

Nobnocket reservations score money for IHT

By booking a room at the Nobnocket Boutique Inn in Vineyard Haven next month, you can help raise money to help Island Housing Trust.According...

Oak Bluffs master plan committee begins outreach campaign

The Oak Bluffs master plan committee is seeking public opinion about the issues and topics that residents, property owners, and visitors feel should be...

Tennis program suspends talks with Y

Vineyard Youth Tennis has broken off talks of a merger with the YMCA, according to Chris Scott, chairman of the program that provides instruction...