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This was then: Mayor Blood

Oak Bluffs connects historically with a couple of surprising places. Brooklyn, N.Y., is one. Nearly a thousand Brooklynites came to town in the summer...

Randa – Briggs

Mary Vivian and Kirk Briggs of Vineyard Haven and Meg Randa and Lewis Randa of Duxbury announce the marriage of their children.Abigail Randa of...

West Tisbury: September is to remember

Mike has gone off-Island with his brother to visit their mother, so I have the house all to myself. The Sunday New York Times,...

Jon E. Newman

Jon E. Newman, 68, died on Sept. 5, 2018, at his home in Oak Bluffs.He was married to Nancy K. (Stibolt) Newman.His funeral service...

Angel Flight helps Islanders get the care they need

I was picked up by an Uber driver at the Signature terminal, which is reserved for private flights at Logan Airport. Knowing I had...

‘The Wife’ is a domestic drama of a literary marriage

“The Wife” opens this Friday, Sept.14, at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center. It stars six-time Oscar nominee Glenn Close and veteran actor Jonathan Pryce....

The fourth annual Vineyard Triathlon

Spencer Coffin of Arlington won the 70.3-mile half-triathlon at the fourth annual Vineyard Triathlon on Saturday in Oak Bluffs with a men’s and overall...

All Sports in One Place Early Fall 2018

MARTHA'S VINEYARD REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL mvrhs.org(CIL) Cape and Island League gamesHome gamesVarsity Football (playing as an independent in 2018)Fri., Sept. 14: vs. Saint John...

Derby kids day

If your kids caught Derby fever, make sure you mark your calendar for this Sunday, Sept. 16. Starting at 6 am, the annual Martha’s...

New bench sits on trail

On a warm, slightly breezy Tuesday morning, down the trail into the Caroline Tuthill Preserve in Edgartown, a new wooden bench got its own...

Irving Petlin made the world a better place

Artist Irving Petlin, who died at his home in Chilmark earlier this month, led a relatively quiet, low-key life at his summer home on...

Dear Geek: Flash drive Chrome

Dear Geek,My son has been asking me for a Chromebook for school, as apparently they run a lot of Google-related products in the classroom....

Maverick 3 sails away with Shields championship

The Edgartown Yacht Club hosted the Shields Class National Championship Regatta from Sept. 6 to 8, with skipper Ted Slee from the Ida Lewis...

The Big Question: Eversource

Do you think Eversource has been sufficiently transparent when it comes to private versus public ownership of power lines?Reply:I don't think Eversource has been...

MVRHS golfers ground Seahawks, fall prey to Lions, weather Storm

The Vineyarders had a busy week on the links, winning two and losing one match in Cape and Islands League play.Tuesday afternoon at Willowbend...

Bananas changes hands

“Big News from Bananas!” That was the message delivered by mail last spring to 500 customers of one of the Vineyard’s favorite clothing shops....

MV Masters swim to gold, silver and bronze

The Martha’s Vineyard YMCA Masters Swim Team capped off the 2018 summer open-water race season with gold, silver, and bronze medals.On Sunday, Elizabeth Fox,...

MVRHS field hockey prevails in wet and windy opener

The MVRHS field hockey team opened the new season against Sturgis Charter School West on a rain-soaked, blustery Monday afternoon in Oak Bluffs, and...

MVRHS boys soccer bounces Cape Tech in home opener

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity soccer team performed 90 minutes of surgery on the Cape Cod Tech Crusaders Tuesday night,...

Fire destroys Chilmark house

Update 11:15 amFirefighters battled a fire that occurred early Wednesday morning on Middle Road in Chilmark.Police had Middle Road blocked off most of Wednesday...