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Dessert delivery has never been sweeter

Popcycle, a dessert delivery business based in Edgartown, is rolling out its sophomore season, and business is booming.Popcycle was founded by Noah Goldberg, a...

Aquinnah: Cliffhangers “Music Night”

Do yourself a favor: Go to Cliffhangers on Thursday when they host “Music Night” from 6 to 8 pm. Order delicious food, sit outside...

Academic honors

GraduationAmanda Murphy of Vineyard Haven, a master’s degree, from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles. Dean’s listMia Arenburg of Oak Bluffs, at...

Geotechnical drilling vessel at work for Vineyard Wind

Vineyard Wind, the company with Island roots that beat out two competitors for permission to build an 800-megawatt wind farm off the southern shore...

Island Grown Initiative provides free lunch to all ages

From July 9 to August 17, Island Grown Initiative will offer free lunches to people of all ages at five locations around the Island,...

‘Passionata’ is no shrinking violet

The Vineyard Playhouse, director MJ Bruder Munafo, and playwright Gwyn McAllister are celebrating the beginning of summer in style — romantic, witty, English style...

Dancing shoes

For those unfamiliar with the Yard's stellar programming, the dance organization's upcoming festival TapTheYard should prove the perfect introduction to what the Chilmark-based residency...

Capitol hill-arity with the Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps return to the Vineyard on Monday, July 16, for a performance filled with political satire, musical numbers, dark suits, and bad...

Strollin’ the arts

On Saturday, July 7, from 4 to 7 pm, head to Dukes County Avenue in Oak Bluffs for the season’s first Arts District Stroll....

FAA grant is already in hand

To the Editor:There are several corrections needed in the article in the June 28 issue titled “Dukes County commissioners approve airport loan.” First, the...

History and ecology intersect in Mill Brook study

West Tisbury continues to assess how best to preserve Mill Brook, the stream that creates Mill Pond, and how to best manage the 2,928-acre...

Dershowitz: ‘I’m not complaining’

Updated 2:30 pmWhen Alan Dershowitz, the famed attorney, wrote an op-ed for the Hill that he was being shunned for his public positions on...

SSA electrical wiring left underwater for at least 22 years

Black electrical cable sat underwater between the Steamship Authority terminal in Vineyard Haven and the adjacent dinghy dock for 22 or more years until...

It’s smooth sailing on Meetinghouse Way

Meetinghouse Way in Edgartown has finally been completely paved over with asphalt, after being approved back in 2015.The project’s completion has been a...

Can mice thwart Lyme?

Updated July 6White-footed mice may someday stop being the Vineyard’s primary vector for Lyme disease and instead become the agents of its downfall. That’s...

Menhaden is ‘the liver of the ocean’

Even if you don’t fish, but live near the ocean and want to learn about the food chain, The Most Important Fish in the...

Ferry AC fizzles during weekend heat wave

Passengers in a portion of the MV Martha’s Vineyard suffered without air conditioning over the weekend when a compressor went kaput — it’s the...

Kate Wilson

Katherine Pierce Wilson died peacefully on April 1, 2018, in New York City. For much of her life, Kate battled more than most knew,...

Sharks walk off with home-run derby win

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks ended 2½ hours of Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) drama Sunday night with a 4-3 home-run derby walk-off win over...

Toxic jellyfish spotted in Edgartown Great Pond

Gonionemus vertens, known as the clinging jellyfish or the clinger — a dangerous, toxic species — has been confirmed to be living in Edgartown...