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Good deed stamped out by post office

Bryan Cimeno was in the process of a special delivery at the Vineyard Haven Post Office, but federal regulations have essentially stamped out his...

Ronald Rappaport steps down from hospital board

Updated 8/4 at 2:30 pmMartha’s Vineyard attorney Ronald Rappaport has resigned as a member of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital board of trustees.In a phone...

Time isn’t healing the hospital’s wounds

Updated Aug. 3, 10:20 am*As much as the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital would like to move forward since the June firing of CEO Joe Woodin,...

The Nancy Luce story goes Hollywood, sort of

When the Los Angeles Zoo got six chickens, zookeeper Ginger Paschall hatched a plan. It seems Ms. Paschall, who has never been to Martha’s...

Art show to benefit and celebrate Island Elderly Housing

Island Elderly Housing will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday from 2 to 8 pm with a pop-up art show and sale at 46...

Vineyard Wind crews will begin survey for cable sites

The survey vessel Henry Hudson will be working out of Vineyard Haven Harbor for the next three weeks, part of an effort by Vineyard...

Sharks comedy show is always a hit

When Lenny Clarke takes the stage Sunday night, August 6, it will be a collision of two of his favorite things — baseball and...

Two injured as Airport Mobil fuel tank is removed

Two people suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon as crews attempted to remove a pipe from a fuel tank at the former Airport Mobil so...

Not only is Airport Mobil closed, it’s gone

It looks like a remnant of a bygone era, something you’d see on a road that was once a thoroughfare until an interstate highway...

As investigation against Officer Santon unfolded, he took the stand in Stevenson trial

In early April, as an independent investigation against Tisbury Police Officer Mark Santon was wrapping up, which showed he lied, he gave sworn testimony...

50th anniversary celebration of Wasque purchase planned

The Trustees of Reservations are planning a 50th anniversary celebration from 4 to 7 pm, Thursday, August 3, Chris Kennedy, executive director of the...

Army Corps seeks comments on Tisbury dredge projects

Tisbury harbormaster John Crocker has applied for a permit through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge in Vineyard Sound and Lake Tashmoo...

One last chance to comment on Eversource rates

Folks concerned with a proposal by Eversource to increase electric rates will have one more chance to speak out, but it will mean a...

Food pantry is still serving, but donations need a boost

Summer’s a time of sun-splashed beaches, sailing, and fishing, but the need some families have to keep groceries in the cupboard doesn’t end just...

Drawbridge design wins award

The engineering firm that designed the Lagoon drawbridge has won a 2017 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of...

Next stop for antique fire truck? Home

 Capt. Nicky Fullin and Lt. Darren Welch can’t help but smile when they talk about retrieving a shiny red piece of Tisbury Fire Department...

Full speed ahead on new school in Tisbury

Five town boards met together Monday night to consider whether building a new school on the site of the Tisbury School is the best...

Iyanough heads back to Hyannis for Nantucket service

One month after it slammed into a jetty, injuring passengers and prompting a dramatic Coast Guard rescue, the M/V Iyanough will return to service...

Sen. Warren urges town hall crowd to ‘join the fight’

Updated July 19, 10:15 amHealth care, student loan debt, environmental issues, and civility dominated Saturday’s question and answer session with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren.With...

Thieving Magpie steals the seconds act

Walking up to Richard Dunbrack’s house and workshop, time smacks you in the face and then comes back for seconds.First you encounter the whimsical...