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Janice Duart

Janice Duart of Oak Bluffs died on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She was 71.Janice was born on...

Bedside Table: Britt Bowker

This isn’t actually a bedside table; it’s one of those cubed stacked storage units every kid seems to acquire before moving to college. They’re...

Edgartown School has an eye for security

The Edgartown School installed a new security system for its front doors.The system cost $10,500, and was approved by town voters after an article...

Real Estate Confidential:  The Peaceful Beauty of Makonikey  

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.Every...

M.V. Museum aims for December soft opening

Construction of the new Martha’s Vineyard Museum at the site of the old Marine Hospital in Vineyard Haven is on track for a soft...

Learn about the threat created by stormwater runoff

Tisbury Waterways is holding an information session called “Stormwater Runoff and the Threat to Clean Water” on Thursday, May 10, from 6 to 7...

Vineyard Haven road work continues

A crew is back working on the basins near Five Corners this morning causing a traffic snarl.Also, the Tisbury DPW is working on trees...

West Tisbury selectmen vote to join opioid suit

West Tisbury selectmen voted to join the Kopelman and Paige opioid lawsuit Wednesday night, becoming the fourth Vineyard town to do so after Chilmark,...

Lambert’s Cove Inn purchased for $5.5 million

Lambert’s Cove Inn in West Tisbury, a popular spot for weddings, has been purchased by a Hingham entrepreneur with an eye toward making the...

Power went out while you were sleeping

If you’re employee was late for work this morning and blamed an alarm clock, he’s probably telling the truth.Nearly 5,000 customers on the Island...

Overrides pass in Chilmark election

All eight Proposition 2½ override questions passed in Chilmark’s annual election last night at the Chilmark Community Center, where 148 voters turned out. But...

Let’s help the environment and Post Office

To the Editor:With the recent decision to no longer recycle at Post Offices in Vineyard Haven and Edgartown has come a wave of complaints...

Disappointing school vote

Commitment to constructing a $46.6 million replacement for the Tisbury School failed by 21 votes on Tuesday, 567-546. After a six-year planning process, and...

Getting on track at MVRHS

Updated April 27The facilities subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional School Committee this week considered a list of questions for Gale Associates, a former...

Barbara Bush sets example for making end-of-life choices

Barbara Bush, who died on April 16, has made a great contribution to all Americans — and especially elders and their families — by...

Black Dog helps dogs

To the Editor:The following letter was sent to Jamie Douglas and Christine Cardoza of the Black Dog.On behalf of the board and staff of...

In praise of Vineyard Power

To the Editor:I am writing to praise to Richard Andre, the CEO of Vineyard Power, and his longtime associate Erik Pekar for their consistently...

Just say no to plastic

To the Editor:Islanders recently joined the global community in taking action this Earth Day — participating in Zero Waste Week, cleaning up beaches, and...

Jim Rogers is new Tisbury selectman

Former Tisbury Assistant Fire Chief Jim Rogers was elected to the Tisbury board of selectmen at the town elections Tuesday with 815 votes. He...

Music men

Islanders will want to make the trek to Club Passim, the legendary folk music venue and music school in Cambridge, next weekend. Native Island...