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Face painting, magic, and more at Tisbury Street Fair

Folks packed Main Street Monday, celebrating the 42nd annual Tisbury Street Fair. Attendees enjoyed food, music, and bargains.

Edgartown Fourth of July parade was cheery and festive

Martha's Vineyard celebrated the Fourth of July with a parade in Edgartown where the accent was on patriotism and community.

Coast Guard Station Menemsha patrols during Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard Station Menemsha participated in a nationwide program to educate boaters about alcohol and drug use on the water.

Ukulele group brings toe-tappin’ music to Windemere

The Princess Poo-Poo-Ly Band arrived with ukeleles, kazoos, egg shakers, and leis much to the delight of the nursing home residents.

Tisbury welcomes new police lieutenant Eerik Meisner

Martha's Vineyard native returns to the Island to join the Tisbury police department.

West Tisbury zoning board approves cell tower installation

The West Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) approved a special permit on June 13 for Verizon Wireless to construct a 66-foot tower on private property owned by Robert Doane off New Lane.

MVTV settles into new studio space

Martha's Vineyard Community Television members are setting up in a brand new facility off Edgartown-Vineyard Road.

Edgartown and Oak Bluffs see savings in LED street lights

Edgartown and Oak Bluffs estimate replacing conventional street lights with LED lights will mean a combined annual savings of over $40,000.

Oyster bed restoration project started in Tisbury Great Pond

One-acre oyster bed restoration underway in Tisbury Great Pond. The Nature Conservancy will monitor the project for two years.

State wild goose hunt on Martha’s Vineyard ends with leg bands

The Mass Division of Fisheries and Wildlife team banded more than 100 geese Tuesday in an effort to get data on the non-migratory population.

Director James Cameron donates submersible to WHOI

Mr. Cameron used the Deepsea Challenger to dive to the earth's deepest ocean canyon and gave the craft to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Edgartown selectmen reject only bid for Warren house

Town officials Monday rejected the only bid for the Captain Warren house. They plan to re-advertise with a minimum asking price of $2.3 million.

Oak Bluffs police find an efficient way to assist school

Police now work on routine paperwork at an office in the Oak Bluffs School. The result is a welcome increase of law enforcement presence.

For Martha’s Vineyard graduates, a sense of accomplishment

Dreams intact, a community's support behind them, Sunday's Martha's Vineyard Regional High School graduates look to challenges ahead.

Spark sets off fire in boat behind Carroll’s Trucking

About 3:30 pm Thursday, Tisbury firefighters fought a fully involved boat fire behind Carroll's Trucking that destroyed two boats and damaged a truck.