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Federated Church of Edgartown elects first female pastor

Members of the congregation of the Federated Church of Edgartown voted Sunday to call the Rev. Amy Edwards as their 65th pastor, concluding a...

Island students and teacher learn summer lessons in El Salvador

Five Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) students and Spanish teacher Cindy West left the Island on June 27 to spend three weeks in...

Martha’s Vineyard Airport links the Island community to the world

While the Steamship Authority remains the backbone of the Martha’s Vineyard transportation network, the ever-busy Martha’s Vineyard Airport provides an important air link for...

West Tisbury monument will honor new generation of veterans

In anticipation of erecting a new monument that will honor West Tisbury veterans, town officials are actively seeking the names of West Tisbury residents...

Island population is getting older

Islanders are among the eldest in the state of Massachusetts, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released last Thursday.The median age of Dukes...

Peace farmer Arun Gandhi asks Chilmark gathering to sow the seeds

On a hilltop in Chilmark Sunday, self-avowed peace farmer Arun Gandhi spoke to a crowd of about 100 people on the lessons he learned...

MVRHS vocational students learn by doing

After more than six months of planning, designing, and building, students and faculty at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School are set to finish construction...

Island vaccination rates lag

In a press release issued Monday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) said the infected child diagnosed at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital last...