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What the heck is Vineyard scaping?

How to landscape using native plants, and make the birds and the bees (but not the ticks) happy.

Tisbury firefighters retire, selectmen name new assistant chief

Tisbury selectmen Tuesday heard some harsh words from the harbormaster about DPW maintenance.

West Tisbury, Chilmark postmasters end the year and their post office careers

Paula Sullivan looks forward to more time on the beach with a fishing rod in hand. Joe Massua just wants to relax.

A regional approach to taxi rules and regs inches along

Members of the committee working to craft a set of rules said that Edgartown remains a speed bump.

John Early honored with Spirit of the Vineyard Award

Friends and colleagues honored the longtime Island volunteer and public official.

Big Machines: Island Water Source’s drilling rig

Chewing through 20 vertical feet of Island is just an appetizer.

The shucking never ends

Getting to the meat of things in scallops (and oysters).

Tisbury selectmen stick with the status quo on tax exemption

Selectmen made no change to the formula under which year round residents receive a break on their property tax bill.

Red, red wine

Will the real health benefits please stand up?

Tisbury selectmen defer decision on tax rate

The question is whether and by how much to give qualified residents a break.

The next chowder champion of Martha’s Vineyard is…

Christmas in Edgartown Chowder Contest, now in its 30th year, takes place Saturday.

Hospital seeks cutting-edge 3-D mammography unit

Studies show the new screening technology detects more invasive cancers, earlier.

Island beer brewers conspire on winter ale

Offshore Ale Company and Bad Martha’s Beer have joined forces to offer brew “great for cold winter nights in front of a fire.”

Celebrating the local pig

Swine and Dine events will fill the weekend, and Islanders’ bellies, with local pork.

The long and wining road

A sampling of the M.V. Food and Wine Festival’s wine events.

Food challenge spawned wild dishes

Tyler Gibson took the grand prize for his “Around the Island” dish, and Clara Athearn secured the kids’ grand prize.

Martha’s Vineyard real estate pros offer advice on selling and buying

Be financially prepared when you begin the process, and that begins with the numbers.

An Islander in Israel, or how Billy Luce became Ehud Neor

Or, how Billy Luce became Ehud Neor.

British version tells of the leadup to the American revolution

At a discussion of his newest book An Empire on the Edge, author Nick Bunker describes a Martha’s Vineyard chapter in the runup to the American Revolution.

The Workshop will showcase plein air paintings

Summer Breeze show at The Workshop gallery captures the Island outdoors.