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Vineyarders fall to Canalmen 40-13

The Vineyarders showed their strong spirit at Friday night’s homecoming game against Bourne with an outstanding defensive turnover at the start of the third...

Islanders emerge from the darkness

Before the sun emerged above the horizon Saturday morning, more than 200 members of the Island community came together to walk along State Beach...

Schedule of Philip Weinstein’s fall lecture series on Marcel Proust

This fall, literatus Philip Weinstein will hold another series of free public lectures at the Katharine Cornell Theater in Vineyard Haven as part of...

Ribbon is cut at Scott’s Grove

A group of local and Island residents and dignitaries gathered Thursday afternoon to mark the completion of nine affordable apartments in West Tisbury, a...

Island Home penciled in for ‘very expensive’ engine work

After suffering a string of malfunctions this year, even after returning from a big overhaul that lasted about four months at Senesco Marine, the...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: What does $1,000,000 Buy?

Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by...

Dredging begins, roadwork is planned

Dredging of the Tashmoo Channel began in earnest Friday.“I just got a call from Donny Benefit,” Tisbury harbormaster John Crocker said. “He told me,...

Steamship Authority diverts ferries

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs on Friday, Sept. 28, have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.MV KATAMA to Woods Hole 2:50...

‘Spinny thing’ is a hit on Chilmark Playground

Students at the Chilmark School now have a new playground, complete with slides, swings, and even an “Elephant.”The Chilmark School’s brand-new playground was finished...

Those who need help are not alone

To the Editor:Rachel, you are not alone (Sept. 24, “Faces of Food Insecurity: ‘The issue is vegetables’”). The Greater Boston Food Bank reports 34...

Vehicle smashes into Jim’s Package store doors

A woman driving a late-model Jeep Wrangler crashed into the side double-doors of Jim’s Package Store at approximately 3 pm Thursday.The Jeep, which had...

Kudzu crops up in West Tisbury

The southeastern United States has long dealt with kudzu. Commonly referred to as the “vine-that-ate-the-south,” kudzu grows rapidly and can blanket entire landscapes. West...

O.B. town hall chairman circulates petition

Oak Bluffs town hall building committee chairman Bill McGrath has taken matters into his own hands, and has begun collecting signatures to put a...

The finest kind of man

To the Editor:Jimmy Morgan died this week. Another Island treasure who was so much more than the sum of his parts has left us.I...

Alice Rose, gone but never forgotten

After recently reading a touching article about Madaket Millie from Nantucket (if you haven’t read it, check it out at bit.ly/NantucketMillie, as it was...

The Big Question: Christmas trees

How do you feel about getting your Christmas tree from Amazon?Reply:Order my Christmas tree from Amazon? Next, to go under it I’ll be giving gift...

SSA issues new ferry diversions

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs on Thursday, Sept. 27, have been diverted to Vineyard Haven.MV KATAMA from Woods Hole 11:05...

Get creative with a workshop at Seastone Papers

You would never just stumble upon Seastone Papers, but it is well worth the effort to hunt it down, nestled away as it is...

Vineyard Scene: Weighing in

There is usually a long line waiting outside the Derby headquarters around 8 pm every night these days, waiting for the door to open...

This Was Then: Straw rides

Straw rides, popular on the Vineyard in the late 1800s, were not the hayrides we are familiar with today, carting small children slowly around...