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Many contributed to successful race

To the Editor:The Gay Head 10K Race Committee thanks the Martha's Vineyard community for making the fifth annual Gay Head 10K road race such...

Survey shows strong interest in parks, recreation

A survey of Tisbury residents about parks and recreation areas found that a majority want better access to the town’s waterfront and beaches. That...

Ferry reservation schedule announced

The Steamship Authority is accepting reservations for next year, according to an alert sent out by the ferry service.From Jan. 4 to Jan. 10,...

Coast Guard steps up for Windemere residents

A visit by the U.S. Coast Guard to Windemere Nursing Home & Rehabilitation Center sparked memories for the residents.The annual visit for dinner and...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate makes Vineyard stop

Jay Gonzalez, one of three declared candidates for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, will be the guest of the Democratic Council of Martha’s Vineyard (MV...

Oak Bluffs approves housing production plan

Two days after the board of selectmen approved it, the Oak Bluffs planning board on Thursday unanimously approved the town’s housing production plan (HPP)...

Eversource won’t demand bill payment in 30 minutes

Once again there is a scam going around that seeks payments from people for their Eversource bills, demanding payment within 30 minutes or the...

Martha’s Vineyard prosecutor guilty of misconduct

Update Oct. 30 5 pmLaura Marshard, an assistant district attorney for the Cape and Islands who served in Edgartown District Court, is facing a...

Tisbury town hall invites ghoulish behavior

Town officials want to welcome the public this Halloween.On Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 to 7 pm, town hall is "calling all neighborhood monsters,"...

Tisbury Chief Hanavan won’t be offered new contract

Tisbury Police Chief Daniel Hanavan won't be renewing his contract when it expires at the end of June, town administrator Jay Grande said."I wouldn't...

Oak Bluffs house damaged by fire

A homeowner was injured Wednesday night, Oct. 25, as he attempted to extinguish a fire in his Winnemack Avenue home with a garden hose,...

West Tisbury woman fed up with Y elevator

The Martha’s Vineyard YMCA has stopped using its elevator after a West Tisbury woman got stuck in it, requiring the Y to call in...

Island Housing Trust’s vision comes into focus

Update Oct. 26:Martha’s Vineyard Hospital spends $2 million per year to rent housing for staff, particularly summer employees, Timothy Walsh, acting CEO for the...

Barbara Dacey is leaving WMVY

WMVY’s Barbara Dacey is leaving the radio station at the end of the year, after 32 years as an on-air and behind-the-scenes employee at...

Right whale death investigated by IFAW

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) is investigating the latest death of a right whale. This time the whale was found washed up...

Judith Ann Nichols

Judith Ann Nichols, 78, of Vineyard Haven died peacefully at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.Judy was the wife of Stephen...

Film festival gets financial boost

From a one-man operation launched by Thomas Bena in 2001, the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival (MVFF) has grown over the course of its 17...

MVRHS grant will help boost horticultural program

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) received a $50,000 grant from the state, a portion of $9.5 million Skills Capital Grants awarded by the...

Tisbury selectmen take shots at gun shop proposal

The Tisbury board of selectmen is unanimous in its opposition to a gun shop proposed on Main Street, but has no say in whether...

Taxi companies want Uber, Lyft to play fair

Cab companies on Martha’s Vineyard say they are fighting for their survival.At an all-Island selectmen’s meeting last Thursday, Michael Mszanski, vice president of Martha’s...