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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...