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Birth: Khloe Evelyn Alwardt

Morgan Alwardt and Joshua Alwardt of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Khloe Evelyn Alwardt, on March 1, 2018, at Martha’s Vineyard...

Did it make a sound? They’re not sure

Celeste and Norman Stickney purchased their 2009 Ford Ranger pickup as part of the “Cash for Clunkers” deal, an initiative that attempted to bail...

Public hearing to extend archery deer season postponed

Due to the impending storm, the public hearing to extend the archery deer season in eastern Massachusetts, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, has...

More ferry trips canceled

Update 6:50 pmThe Steamship Authority has canceled all of its trips for the rest of the day.Earlier in the day Monday, two trips of...

Some ferries canceled

The following trips have been canceled due to Weather conditions.The Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven trip at 8:30 pm has been Cancelled due...

Stop & Shop: clean up on aisle 5, 6

This weekend’s nor’easter tore off a small section of the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop roof, and the subsequent leak combined with the prodigious...

Guns and hoses

The upcoming second annual police versus fire department hockey game is scheduled for Saturday, March 17, at 5:30 pm. Oak Bluffs firefighter and paramedic...

Doris Gaffney

Updated May 14Doris Gaffney died at Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Oak Bluffs on Feb. 23, 2018. She was 98 years old.Born...

Academy Award has local ties

The Oscar for best documentary feature at Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony went to “Icarus,” a film that uncovered widespread doping at the Olympic...

Thorium is the answer to energy needs

To the Editor:I read Bill McKibben’s Fossil-Free USA in the March 5 issue of The Nation and I agree with the good work being...

PeeWees advance, Squirts fall in youth hockey playoffs

 Volkert Kleeman scored a hat trick, Yossi Monahan added a pair of goals, and Maks Pachico turned in a stellar performance in net, leading...

Another storm targets Martha’s Vineyard

Just when you thought it was over, another storm is in the forecast.The National Weather Service is forecasting another coastal storm that could bring...

SSA terminal comes down

Say goodbye to the old Woods Hole terminal for the Steamship Authority.The building is fenced off, interior work — including asbestos abatement — has...

Power outages continue; ferries back

Updated 7:20 pm , SundayAs of Sunday at 7:20 pm, less than 300 homes across the Island were without power, down from a little...

Vineyarders assess storm damage and begin cleanup

Updated at 7 am, SundayMartha's Vineyard woke up to strong winds, coastal flood warnings, and a lot of cleaning up to do Saturday. The...

On the Bedside Table: Susan Levine

Taking this picture was a good excuse to throw out the detritus that collects on my night table (like last night's dental floss that...

On My Mind: ‘Why don’t you take my insurance?

Buying good health insurance is an expensive proposition, and it seems only right that it should cover good mental health care. Yet a large...

Storm-related closings on Martha’s Vineyard

The Division of Marine Fisheries has closed all shellfish areas of the commonwealth of Massachusetts as a precaution because of potential effects of the...

Real Estate Confidential: Want to rent your Martha’s Vineyard house?

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.Renting...

New hospital CEO opens up

You only have one chance to make a good first impression, and Denise Schepici seems keenly aware she has to make that impression leading...