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Chaka says: Here’s why you should advertise in the Ag Fair section

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SSA consultant finishes round one

Marc Hanover, the Steamship Authority’s Vineyard board member, came before the Dukes County commissioners Wednesday evening to report on progress at the Steamship Authority.Hanover...

Rally to put focus on drug dealers

One day after Dolores Borza quietly shone the spotlight on a recent drug overdose death, Mike Sisco is attempting to rally more of Martha’s...

Highlanders earn top seed for men’s softball playoffs

The Highlanders, the only team to interrupt the Hurricanes string of six Island Softball League championships in the past seven years, finished in first...

Amity Island 5K this Sunday

The Amity Island 5K Run/Walk, formerly the Vineyard Scoops 5K Tour of Edgartown, is set for 9 am on Sunday at the FARM Institute...

Chappy Pong tourney August 12

The 11th annual all-island Chappy Pong table tennis tournament will take place at the Chappaquiddick Community Center on Sunday, August 12. Registration is at...

Sharks still first with four games left in regular season

The Martha's Vineyard Sharks continue to lead the way in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League standings, with four games remaining in the regular season.Despite...

Altius finishes ahead of 10 competitors

Nineteen Holmes Hole skippers waited out the alarming radar reports to sail a triangle around the harbor on Thursday, July 26. The evening proved...

Honeys and Snaps stay alive

The Honeys and Snaps won elimination games Tuesday night at Veterans Park to stay alive in the Martha's Vineyard Women's Softball League playoffs, while...

How Mr. Rogers became more than a ‘neighbor’

In July the Fred Rogers film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” passed the $20 million mark in ticket sales, an all-time record for a...

Answering your chief concerns

Our story on Aquinnah Police Chief Randhi Belain and how the Tisbury Police Department responded to an incident where he was found drunk, inside...

The collector

Ruth Epstein, who turned 93 in July, cheerily greets me at the door of the guest home her son-in-law Ivory Littlefield, a sculptor and...

LaShonda Katrice Barnett presents a book talk at Oak Bluffs library

On Saturday, August 4, famed author, playwright, professor, and radio personality LaShonda Katrice Barnett will be at the Oak Bluffs library at 11 am...

Hermine Hull’s little gallery has a big soul

West Tisbury’s Hermine Merel Smith Fine Art is quietly celebrating its 35th year. This summer, gallery owner Hermine Hull is showing her own work...

Electric bus rollout was delayed

Four of the five electric Vineyard Transit Authority buses that arrived on-Island last month have been running routes this week after a slow initial...

‘Islanders Write’ writers tell us what they think

Before “Islanders Write,” we like to ask the writers taking part a few random questions about writing and the writing life. We’re sharing some...

Island mother: ‘Stop killing our kids’

Dolores Borza stood in front of Cumberland Farms Wednesday to denounce drug dealers on Martha’s Vineyard, as well as to honor the recent passing...

Visiting Vet: Rodenticides

It happens all the time. You see a mouse scurry across the kitchen, or a rat run under the birdfeeder in the yard. You...

Coming up in August

After launching its 48th summer season with a jam-packed July calendar, the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society (MVCMS) wraps up its annual concert festival...

Saturday morning fun at the Children’s Festival

Kids and family members enjoyed a variety of games and activities at the annual Children’s Festival on Saturday, July 28.Held by the Martha’s Vineyard...