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Dreams coming true

On Sunday, July 29, at 3:30 pm, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) will hold its Ruby Anniversary Possible Dreams Auction at the Winnetu...

Charlie Fenske: The sky’s the limit

Charlie Fenske’s first word as an infant was “bird.”One of his childhood Halloween costumes, which he designed and fashioned almost entirely on his...

Island police mourn the loss of Weymouth officer

Island police departments are mourning the death of Weymouth Police Sgt. Michael Chesna who, after responding to a call of a single-car crash on...

Dershowitz: ‘I would be the hero of Martha’s Vineyard’

Famed Harvard professor and defense attorney Alan Dershowitz was defending himself Wednesday night before a packed room at the Katharine Cornell Theater in Tisbury.Answering...

The plates won’t wait

The first auction of low-number MV license plates closed ahead of its July 19 deadline, after all 10 available plates were sold at their...

Aquinnah selectmen and assessors try to reach common ground

Aquinnah selectmen and assessors tried to keep calm at the July 17 board of selectmen meeting, after lingering issues about appointing assessors versus electing...

Lobsters returned to the water

Updated July,19, 10:30 amOn Sunday, July 15, $1,000 worth of lobsters were released at Memorial Wharf and swept out to sea by the current....

Tisbury Police chief exonerated

The Dukes County Superior Court Wednesday dismissed multiple allegations made last year in a suit filed by Patricia Mark against Tisbury Police Chief Daniel...

Stepping back in time

A group of over 60 youths and 20 adults from the Mormon church arrived at Norton Farm Friday, pulling seven wooden carts filled with...

Lawrence O’Donnell speaks for “soldiers of truth”

American television news pundit Lawrence O’Donnell addressed a packed Union Chapel Sunday to defend the free press from invectives by President Trump.“I stand before...

Capitol hill-arity with the Capitol Steps

The Capitol Steps return to the Vineyard on Monday, July 16, for a performance filled with political satire, musical numbers, dark suits, and bad...

Brock and Hope Callen to receive Walter Cronkite Award

Brock Callen and his wife Hope Callen will receive this year’s Walter Cronkite Award for their perpetual support of Island conservation and their dedication...

Old friends

Livingston Taylor performs at the Old Whaling Church with contemporary folk musician Susan Werner on July 6 at 7:45 pm. The performance celebrates 51...

Little libraries for a big cause

Readers rejoice, there is a new little library at the top of Owen Park, filled with books donated from the Vineyard Haven library. The...

Rays secure AAA championship win over Dodgers

The Rays emerged victorious in a 3-2 battle against the highly motivated Dodgers during Sunday’s rain-date championship game at Penn Field in Oak Bluffs.With...

Drawbridge Park supports local community and recreation

Updated June 29On Saturday, June 23, members of the newly founded Drawbridge Park Committee unveiled a new gem to the public.Drawbridge Park, located on...

MVC approves Harbor View hotel expansion

Updated 6/23The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a major renovation proposal to the Harbor View Hotel at Thursday’s meeting, and decided it did not require...

Aquinnah selectmen approve one-day liquor license

The Aquinnah board of selectmen issued their first ever one-day liquor license to the Makers Table at Tuesday’s meeting, enabling them to serve alcohol...

Doing the right thing with a lost ring

Dave Richardson, owner of Tony’s Market in Oak Bluffs, recently found a gold ring under a two-door freezer just a few feet from the...

West Tisbury students visit Chicago and Kentucky schools

On Friday, June 8, five West Tisbury seventh graders arrived back at their Island homes after a weeklong trip that taught them about cultures...