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Bestselling author Dolen Perkins-Valdez leads novel writing workshop at Noepe

Noepe Center for Literary Arts will host Dolen Perkins-Valdez on August 15 and 16 for a Finish Your Novel workshop. Ms. Perkins-Valdez is the...

Coast Guard provides Vineyard medical air link of last resort

Under most circumstances, when a patient requires a level of care not available on the Island, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital relies on Boston MedFlight, or...

Boston MedFlight provides a critical airborne Island lifeline

On June 10, just after midnight, 33-year-old Mike Holtham of Chilmark told his wife he was headed to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) emergency...

Railroad watch visionaries visit Vineyard Haven

Vortic Watch Co. displayed two of its watch lines at Rubin Cronig’s Vineyard Time in Vineyard Haven on Saturday. Vortic, a Colorado company founded...

Chilmark selectmen honor town police department

Against the national backdrop of recent attacks against police, Chilmark selectmen reserved the start of their regular Tuesday meeting to acknowledge the hazardous daily...

Putting the pieces together at Whatever the Outcome

The eighth incarnation of Craig Miner’s Whatever The Outcome took place Wednesday evening at Flat Point Farm in West Tisbury. The event was both...

Chilmark selectmen hear from both sides in turf debate

Updated 9:30 am, FridayTwo weeks ago, Chilmark selectmen met minus one member, and after listening to opponents of MV@Play criticize the ambitious turf field...

Gypsy moths take a bite out of Oak Bluffs trees

It may be July on the Vineyard, but in parts of Oak Bluffs, motorists are passing by winter scenery. Dozens of oak trees along...

The fire outside

Tired of that rusty metal pit you’ve been burning pitch pine scraps in that your fireplace can’t digest? Looking for something fresh to add...

Martha’s Vineyard Coast Guard Auxiliary chapter recognizes members

On Saturday, at a modest ceremony in the training room of Coast Guard Station Menemsha, Coast Guard Auxiliary officials recognized three members of Flotilla...

Island ambulance service bears the cost of Obama vacation

In the last year of his presidency, and for the seventh time in eight years, President Obama and his family will vacation on Martha’s...

Edgartown Post Office reopens in Post Office Square

Much to the relief of frustrated postal patrons, the Edgartown Post Office reopened for business in Post Office Square at the Triangle in Edgartown...

‘High Time’ opens for a world premiere on the Patricia Neal Stage

Playwright Larry Mollin rounds out his trilogy of plays set in the 1960s with “High Time,” a comedic window into Dr. Timothy Leary and...

Florida company buys two Martha's Vineyard marinas

Updated 5:30 pm, WednesdayGeorge and Sheryl Rogers of Tisbury, owners of Edgartown Marine and Vineyard Island Marina, confirmed Tuesday the sale of both marinas...

‘The Gaslight’: A tribute to ‘60s folksingers and their songs

Three performances of “The Gaslight,” an original musical conceived and produced by MVRHS seniors Darby Patterson and Miles Thornton, took place last weekend on...

Aquinnah mostly said yes at annual town meeting

In the last of the Island’s annual town meetings, Aquinnah voters went to work Tuesday night, and over the course of three hours passed...

When Richard Limber moved (his entire house)

Fifteen years ago, artist and carpenter Richard Limber couldn’t believe his good fortune. He’d found a couple on East Chop with a house they...

The Tabernacle turns 180

This summer marks the 180th anniversary of Oak Bluffs’ storied Camp Meeting grounds. The Tabernacle, also known as the Iron Tabernacle, shares that anniversary....

The Gardeners

For a largely rural Island with a modest population, Martha’s Vineyard boasts what seems to be an inordinate concentration of professional gardeners. But between...

See Dean swim (around the Island)

Vineyard Havener Dean Bragonier will begin a 27-part, freestyle circumnavigation of Martha’s Vineyard this Sunday at State Beach in Oak Bluffs. Forty-two-year-old Mr. Bragonier,...