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Hospital gets communications director

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital announced last week the appointment of Katrina Delgadillo as the new director of communications, according to an email announcement from...

Power of love

Making my way down Main Street in Edgartown, I took a quick turn onto Church Street, where I was to meet up with Gabrielle,...

Students organize trip to D.C. for rally against gun violence

 “Enough is enough!” This was one of the many passionate chants from over 800,000 protesters decrying gun violence that echoed along Pennsylvania Avenue in...

Aquinnah selectmen tussle with shellfish committee

Last week, town administrator Jeffrey Madison was contacted by the state Attorney General’s office with regard to a complaint saying the selectmen violated the...

Five Corners will be site of gun control rally

Want to support March for Our Lives, but can’t make it to the rally in Washington, D.C.?The Martha’s Vineyard Peace Council is organizing a...

Sagamore Bridge to get repairs; expect delays

Headed off-Island? You might want to use the Bourne Bridge rather than the Sagamore.Starting on April 2, through May 25, travel lane restrictions will...

Aquinnah to get new town clerk

Island life is nothing new to Gabriella Camilleri, who has been living on the Vineyard for close to 40 years.Camilleri is a self-described shy...

Contestant with Island connections on ‘The Voice’ next week

“Nerves get you, but it’s fight or flight.” This was how Andrew Arcoleo, better known by his stage name, Drew Cole, described singing and...

Lights, camera, food drive

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival and the Island Food Pantry have teamed up to hold a food drive at the upcoming film festival this...

International Women’s Day stands tall

Supporters of International Women’s Day met at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven for a rally organized by the women’s committee of We Stand Together/Estamos...

Aquinnah voters support change to assessors

Aquinnah voters approved a proposal to change the town’s board of assessors from an elected position to an appointed position with a 32-10 vote...

Computer upgrade drives RMV closings

The Registry of Motor Vehicles, including the one at the Airport Business Park, will be temporarily closed March 23 to 25 to update its...

Vineyard Haven Post Office stops recycling customers’ mail

The Vineyard Haven Post Office has removed blue recycling bins for customers, and will no longer recycle customers’ mail.The ban was put into place...

Two-car crash in Vineyard Haven

A two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Carole Avenue and County Road in Oak Bluffs sent at least one occupant to the hospital with...

Land bank expands John Presbury Norton Farm

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission has announced the purchase of a new piece of land in West Tisbury.The new piece of conserved land...

Clogged culvert causes flooding

A clogged culvert has caused flooding on the Beach Road bike path near the Caroline Tuthill Preserve in Edgartown. The culvert, which runs under...

Taking a stand for International Women’s Day

The public is invited to take part in a standout to celebrate International Women’s Day. The standout will take place on Thursday, March 8,...

Aquinnah voters to consider 11 articles

Voters at a special town meeting Tuesday, March 6, at 7 pm at town hall will consider 11 articles, including one that would change...

Edgartown to hold fluoridation forum

The Edgartown board of health will be holding a forum for the public to learn about the value of community water fluoridation.Water fluoridation...

So you’ve got this big idea

Lisa Leonard has always been a runner. Her day job was working for the military as a signal officer, and then after that as...