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Jonathan H. Harris

Jonathan (Jon) H. Harris, 75, of West Tisbury, died peacefully with his daughter by his side on Saturday, Feb. 17, at Mass General Hospital...

Batter, Batter!

Registration for the 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Little League (MVLL) and Gateway Babe Ruth Baseball seasons has opened for boys and girls in all divisions:...

Real Estate Confidential: What can I buy on Martha’s Vineyard?

Weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred Roven, Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents.I...

Lessons of the latest shooting

To the Editor:So we had yet another school shooting in this country, the 18th or 19th in this year alone. Seventeen young lives are...

Martha’s Vineyard, not Washington

In 2016 we Americans outsourced our presidential election to two inept and heedless national parties, abetted by the Russian government and Wikileaks and the...

Building committee decides how contractor will be picked

The Tisbury School building committee met on Monday, Feb. 12, to continue its discussions on construction management options, according to a press release from...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: February 5 – 9, 2018

ChilmarkFeb. 6, Ernest D. Buff sold a lot on East Lane to S. Fain Hackney, trustee of 21 East Lane Realty Trust, for $800,000.Feb....

Mini Golf at library was a big success

To the Editor:The Friends of the Oak Bluffs Library (LFOB) want to thank the library staff, the event’s sponsors, the volunteers and all those attending...

Quote of the week

“We intend to run the bakery in the tradition of excellence that Janice, Rita, and the outstanding bakery staff have so carefully and pridefully...

The Big Question: Sales tax on house rental

Should individuals renting out their homes on portals such as Airbnb and HomeAway be required to pay sales tax?

Herbert Alton Landers

Herbert Alton Landers died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at his home in Oak Bluffs, surrounded by his family. He was 89. He...

Vera Christine Pratt

Vera Christine Pratt died peacefully at age 83 on Thursday, Feb. 8, at the Atrium hospice in Falmouth where she spent the last two...

Court report: Feb. 8, 2018 – Feb. 12, 2018

Feb. 8, 2018Jaroslav Kral, Edgartown; DOB 3/10/72, strangulation or suffocation: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; assault and battery on a family/household member:...

Give it a try

Ever played pickleball? Better yet, ever heard of it? It’s a sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and ping-pong, and Airport Fitness in...

Fat Saturday

Mardi Gras was Tuesday, but the celebration on Martha’s Vineyard begins Saturday. Head to the Loft and Pizza di Napoli on Feb. 17, at...

Raising anxiety awareness

A documentary released last spring swept the nation, and Islanders can join the conversation on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6 pm. The Island Wide...

GateHouse Media launches national scholarship competition

GateHouse Media has launched its first-ever national scholarship competition for college-bound students. According to a press release, in order to participate, students must select...

February Break activities at the West Tisbury library

On Feb. 26 through March 2, the West Tisbury library will offer a full schedule of crafts, lunch, film screenings, and more. According to...

Interactive screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”

The West Tisbury library and the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society announce a free, interactive screening of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” at the...

Birth: Silas Manu Ewing

Rachael (Curtin) Ewing and Niko Ewing of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Silas Manu Ewing, on Jan. 12, 2018, at home in...