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Island women to gather at Five Corners

A community women’s event is being planned for Saturday, Jan. 20, at 1 pm at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven. Though it’s billed as...

Steamship website crashed on first day of reservations

Technical issues that have hampered ferry customers all day are over, according to Steamship Authority general manager Robert Davis.In an email received just before...

State may reimburse Island towns for voting

Cities and towns in the state of Massachusetts may be receiving reimbursement from the State House due to mandatory early voting periods in 2016,...

Lighthouse management comes into the spotlight

While not holding an official vote, members of the board of selectmen of Aquinnah Tuesday all agreed that “it’s time” for the Gay Head...

Stormy weather got you stuck? Mr. Araujo is there

A large winter storm such as a bombogenesis tends to keep drivers off the road, but in Trey Araujo’s case, he is willing to...

New baby to ring in the New Year

At 6 pm on a cold New Year’s Day, Ellen and Ryan Rossi of West Tisbury welcomed their new son, Jack Ryan, to the...

Massive storm arrives on-Island, will impact much of the Northeast

Updated Jan. 3, 2018, at 3:30 pmThe National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Southeastern Massachusetts, including Martha's Vineyard, beginning in...

Martha’s Vineyard Museum to close for five months

This winter will be a long one for Island museumgoers and researchers.Last Tuesday, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum in Edgartown closed to the public...

Island Housing Trust breaks ground for future homes

On a brisk, sunny afternoon in Aquinnah Thursday, the Island Housing Trust (IHT) broke ground for a ceremony on two new homes to be...

Island family at the end of its rope

The Vineyard shuffle is not new to many year-round residents and families on the Island. The seasonal shift uproots families from summer dwellings to...

Picture this: You don’t have to change your photo as often

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles is extending its driver’s license and ID card photo renewal requirement from 9 years to 14 years. Customers...

Island community rallies for family in need

Updated 12/21In the case of Carole Vandal and her two grandchildren, the Christmas miracle came a few days before the holiday.Ms. Vandal, an Island...

Poetry on a plate

Toward the end of the commotion of Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs, past the many shops and bars, sits a restaurant owned by two...

Woods Hole to the (turtle) rescue

The Woods Hole Science Aquarium is aiding in the recovery of six of the world’s most endangered sea turtles. The Kemp’s ridley sea turtles...