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Edgartown planning board approves Chappy cell tower

After deliberating for nearly an hour, the Edgartown planning board ended a six-year permitting odyssey and approved the AT&T permanent cell tower on Chappaquiddick,...

Saved by the button

On March 26, Drew Cole teamed up with his “Voice” co-star Miya Bass to sing a duet of Bob Dylan’s soulful classic, “Knockin’ on...

New jazz and lounge night at Mikado Asian Bistro

The lounge version of the Devolvers band performs this coming Saturday evening, April 7, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Mikado Asian Bistro in...

Island Community Chorus weekend performances feature Vivaldi

After our cold and stormy winter and early April snow, there’s no better way to welcome spring than with a jubilant burst of music....

MVRHS track planners clear hurdle

Construction planning for a new high school track trotted forward Tuesday morning when the facilities subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS)...

Cyber-crime novel ‘Drive’ set on Martha’s Vineyard

John Nuckel looks like a cop, with a name that could fit characters in the spate of crime thrillers he has produced over the...

Hospital gets communications director

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced last week the appointment of Katrina Delgadillo as the new director of communications, according to an email announcement from...

Setting the school record straight

To the Editor:As chairman of the Tisbury School Building Committee and a year-round Tisbury resident, I would like to take this opportunity to clarify...

Power of love

Making my way down Main Street in Edgartown, I took a quick turn onto Church Street, where I was to meet up with Gabrielle,...

Kickoff party

This month Bunch of Grapes Bookstore is hosting a book fair, where all sales through April 13 will benefit Island schools. On Thursday, April...

Happy New Year!

Spring marks the celebration of a Wampanoag New Year, and on Sunday, April 8, the community is celebrating at the Aquinnah Town Hall. Gather...

Spring-cleaning sale

Washington Ledesma is an Island artist with recognizable works in paintings, pottery, and ceramics. Head to his Oak Bluffs gallery at 5-R Murrant Ave....

New town hall delivered to Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs will have a new town hall in about two weeks. Even though it’s only a temporary town hall, the modular building currently...

Watching ‘The Mighty Quinn’ raises money for WYOB

The year was 1989, and although Denzel Washington had already made a name for himself with more serious roles, his titular part as the...

A passion for printing

 “I found my medium late in life,” says artist Ruth Kirchmeier. The octogenarian West Tisbury artist has, for the past three decades, been fully...

Stalin’s henchmen scramble to succeed him in ‘The Death of Stalin’

“The Death of Stalin,” a black comedy directed by Armando Iannucci (best known for TV’s “Veep”), is playing at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center....

MVRHS sailors edged by Nauset in season opener

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) sailing team lost a squeaker in the season opener Saturday in Hyannis. The young Vineyarders pushed the...

SSA to seek warranty; Woods Hole to make Vineyard runs

Updated Tuesday, April 3, 5:30 pmThe Steamship Authority issued the following alert:The last high-speed trip departing Vineyard Haven tonight will be at 9 pm.  The last...

MVRHS student charged with possession of drugs

Updated, Tuesday, 3:15 pmA student at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School was arrested at the school on Monday and charged with possession of marijuana.Oak...

Raymond A. Farland

Raymond A. Farland, 95, of Oak Bluffs died on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at the Henrietta Brewer House in Vineyard Haven. He was the...