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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,...

Ahoy mates! Pirate Adventures is underway in Oak Bluffs

The Dockside complex in Oak Bluffs hosts a number of familiar Island businesses such as Hy-Line Cruises and Coop de Ville restaurant. However, a...

Up-Island school committee cobbles together revised budget

During the course of a long, drawn-out meeting Monday night, the Up Island Regional School District (UIRSD) committee managed to plug a budget shortfall...

Gay Head Lighthouse move is on track

Updated Thursday, May 14, 2:57 pm.International Chimney Corp. is poised to move the Gay Head Lighthouse back from its precarious perch on the edge...

How do you become an Eagle Scout?

With the beach in the rearview mirror and the classroom approaching fast, summer’s end isn’t the most pleasant time of year for young Islanders....

Edgartown selectmen appoint David Rossi police chief

In back-to-back votes Monday, Edgartown selectmen appointed Patrolman David Rossi to be the town’s new police chief, and appointed Detective Sergeant Chris Dolby to...

Holly Bellebuono wins SCORE small business award

Herbalist Holly Bellebuono of West Tisbury, owner of Vineyard Herbs, Teas and Apothecary, has won the Small Business Owner of the Year Award from...

Uber looms large at Edgartown taxi hearing

Edgartown selectmen met with grim-faced taxi owners Monday for the town’s annual license-renewal hearing. The topic that dominated discussion was the recent interest of...

Tisbury selectmen approve beer, wine for Beach Road; Union St. reverse

Tisbury Selectmen Tuesday unanimously approved a beer and wine license application by restaurateurs Jackson and Mary Kenworth for their newest venture, Beach Road, which...

Edgartown rejects taking mini-park, approves paving

Edgartown voters gathered for their annual town meeting Tuesday night, and barely blinked when it came time to approve an $32,074,908 operating budget for...

Edgartown selectmen defuse firearms article

On Monday, Edgartown selectmen said they planned to ask voters to indefinitely postpone action on a warrant article that would have restricted the discharge...