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Garrison Keillor at the PAC on Sunday

Humorist, writer of screenplays, books, columns, and sonnets, creator of the make-believe world of Lake Wobegon and the live weekly American Public Media radio...

One step at a time

Wilson Redfield chose to graduate Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School early so he could spend time traveling before he heads off to college; he...

A tale of two friends

Winnie Welles and Ryan Murray are best friends, and about to embark on an adventure unlike any they’ve experienced before. They are aging out...

Have Faith: A pastor and his wife

A pastor’s life doesn’t always come with guarantees, so it was good news when the Rev. Bob Barnett, pastor of Faith Community Church in...

Sprucing up for summer

In what could be his last meeting as chairman before passing the gavel to fellow selectman and vice chairman Bill Rossi, Chilmark selectman Warren...

Yankee Magazine will feature Martha’s Vineyard on television

Yankee Magazine and public television station WGBH in Boston have teamed up for a 13-episode travel and lifestyle series called “Weekends with Yankee.” Richard...

Spruces are out, cherry trees are in for Edgartown

The Edgartown selectmen heard plans to replace three failing spruce shade trees with three new cherry trees at 77 Peases Point Way South, owned...

Have faith: Student of tradition

Rabbi Caryn Broitman has been away on sabbatical since January, and the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center (MVHC) has relied on rabbinic intern Daniel Schaefer...

Keeping the dive alive

The bar has a fresh coat of paint, and the wood floors have a shine to them, but they’re still good for dancing. The...

Edgartown seeks buy-in on Yellow House

Updated: 1:34 pm 4/7/17 Edgartown voters will be asked at the Tuesday, April 11, town meeting to spend $3 million to buy and repair the...

The only race on the Edgartown ballot is for planning board

Edgartown voters will not face election choices, except for a five-year term on the planning board. Lucy Chedzoy Morrison and Alan O. Wilson are...

Support Article 44 in Oak Bluffs

To the Editor:There are two plastic-bag bylaws up for a vote at our town meeting: Article 44 and Article 45. I am writing in...

A ‘gem’: M.V. Hospital ob-gyn and maternity

To the Editor:This letter is to express my gratitude and appreciation for everyone at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital maternity ward and ob-gyn department, who...

Edgartown spending for FYI 2018 rises just 3 percent

Edgartown voters will see few spending increases this year at the April 11 annual meeting, except for the town’s proposal to buy or take...

The gift of curiosity

Students at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School will reap the benefits of a significant donation to their new Vernon Jordan Science Center: a...

Legislature adds $10.8 million to DDS Turning 22 program

Yesterday the Massachusetts House and Senate passed a $144.4 million supplemental budget that included Gov. Charlie Baker’s request for $10.8 million in additional funding...

Edgartown residents support the town’s plan to buy the Yellow House

Edgartown residents filled the selectmen’s meeting room at town hall Wednesday to offer strong support for the town’s planned purchase or eminent domain taking...

Have faith: Every girl needs a dress

updated March 27, 6 pmWhen the Rev. Roberta Williams came to the Methodist Church on Martha’s Vineyard from Wellfleet last June, she brought something...

Edgartown selectmen warn errant aquaculturists to obey the rules

The Edgartown selectmen considered the history of shellfishing violations by aquaculturists Francis Fisher Jr. and Francis Fisher III on Monday, and ruled that one...

Sam Fetters wins the Martha’s Vineyard Schools Spelling Bee with ‘pinafore’

Updated March 22, 2:40 pmWest Tisbury School seventh grader Sam Fetters won the annual Martha’s Vineyard Schools Spelling Bee for the second year in a row...