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DMF approves new commercial striped bass regulations

The Division of Marine Fisheries lengthened the season and reduced daily catch limits.

Mill Brook water study is not good news for wild brook trout

The Mill Brook begins in Chilmark, passes through several artificial impoundments in West Tisbury, such as Mill Pond, and streams into Tisbury Great Pond. A combination of dams and changes made for agricultural purposes have altered the ecosystem, limiting habitat for brook trout that were once in abundance on the Island.

It’s everywhere – visiting specialist addresses mental health on Island

We see higher rates of depression and substance abuse on the Cape and Islands," she said. She attributed the increase, in part, to “a combination of the isolation and the lack of natural light.

Ten-store puppy adoption tour

The Black Dog and Angels Helping Animals partner to find homes for dogs

Girls and depression: an expert offers knowledge, training

Youth Task Force will host professional development presentation

No escape – Oak Bluffs P.D. deploys Interceptors

Police department updates its fleet with three cutting-edge cruisers.

Daffodil Day funds cancer patients

MV Cancer Support Group’s Daffodil Day will support Island families.

No word yet on return of “The Vineyard” docu-soap

Producers would not confirm that the scripted slice of Island reality is finished.

New reality show sets sights on Vineyard

The Island’s affluent African-American community is the focus.

Martha’s Vineyard community suppers welcome all

The free dinners provide good food and companionship for all Islanders.

Oak Bluffs firefighters train in live fire environment

Volunteers used a house scheduled for demolition to gain valuable skills.

MV Youth Leadership Initiative pairs high school students with professionals

The one day event gives Martha’s Vineyard students a taste of a professional career.

TomTom map shortcut is a Tisbury road to almost nowhere

Frustrated Martha’s Vineyard residents find a low tech solution to a high tech error that leads visiting drivers astray.

DMF Vineyard public hearing will focus on bass, conch

The Division of Marine Fisheries has proposed changes that would affect the commercial striped bass fishery and increase conch size limits.

Walk Away: Senior plays last high school football game on Nantucket

Mastering composure in the face of adversity.