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Islanders hoisted Oscar at the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s Academy Awards party

Dress ranged from ’20s flapper to last season’s tuxedo, to Vineyard casual, at Sunday’s celebration of the 89th Academy Awards at the Martha’s Vineyard...

West Tisbury planning board readies for marijuana dispensary

At the Monday West Tisbury planning board meeting on Nov. 7, plans to build a medical marijuana dispensary in West Tisbury sparked a discussion...

Cape Light Compact says smart meters save dollars

The basic structure of the nation’s electric grid, a system of cables, switches, and transformers through which electric power is distributed, has changed little...

Mojo Nectar, a rising reggae album

Wanna get your dance party groove going? A good place to start is with “Mojo Nectar,” a new reggae-heavy CD by the band of...

West Tisbury reaffirms vote to send MV@Play to MVC

West Tisbury selectmen met on Wednesday, July 13, and reaffirmed their vote of July 6 to refer the proposed conversion of a playing field...

Fifty years after, The Ogres to rock the Lampost

Nostalgia isn’t what it used to be. But sometimes it’s better. On Saturday, July 9, at the Lampost in Oak Bluffs, Sixties teen rock...

West Tisbury says yes to $17.5 million budget, new highway dept building

Updated 11:44 am, WednesdayWest Tisbury voters approved a $17,498,124 operating budget for fiscal year (FY) 2017, a 4.4 percent increase over FY16, and every...

West Tisbury annual takes up $17.5 million budget

West Tisbury voters will gather Tuesday to take action on a $17,498,124 operating budget for fiscal year (FY) 2017 and a 42-article annual town...

Squibnocket Beach erosion plan detailed at MVC hearing

Representative of the three years of discussion, planning, meetings and votes leading up to this night, a general mood of agreement pervaded the first...

MVC begins review of Squibnocket plan to address beach erosion

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) is scheduled to begin its review of a complex plan endorsed by Chilmark selectmen to restore Squibnocket Beach, provide...

Agricultural Society solar project delayed by rare orchid

The plans of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society to break ground before spring on a 249-kilowatt ground-mounted solar array project, covering close to two...

Up-Island Cronig’s owner plans to install solar canopies

Cronig’s Market owner Steve Bernier plans to install an array of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels that will include roof panels and vehicle canopies at...

Paul Thurlow rocks Katharine Cornell

Fusion-jazz pianist Paul Thurlow led his band in a rollicking evening of spirited fun and wonderful music on Saturday evening at the Katharine Cornell...

Nashville hit makers descend on the Island for the Martha’s Vineyard Songwriters Festival

An upcoming concert at Flatbread Co. at the airport will showcase the songs of some of Nashville’s finest songwriters and artists this Saturday, Sept....

M.V. Chamber Music Society mixes it up with Beethoven and Billy Childs

A mix of classical music and jazz informs much of this Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society’s 45th-anniversary summer concert series, and Monday night’s concert...

The Net Result turns 30

The Net Result fish market at the Tisbury Marketplace in Vineyard Haven celebrated its 30th birthday last week. It’s a popular destination for fresh...

Nelson Mechanical Design

Ten years ago, after working for conventional plumbers and recognizing a need for a "green" mechanical contractor who could meet the energy efficiency and...

Lynguistic Civilians bring Vermont hip-hop to Oak Bluffs this weekend

The Vermont-based hip-hop group Lynguistic Civilians are playing two nights in Oak Bluffs this weekend, at the Lampost Saturday and the Martha’s Vineyard Sound...

Songbird Kate Taylor sets out on two-town tour

Singer-songwriter Kate Taylor is a rare bird with a sweet voice, and when she takes flight she should not be missed. She is venturing...

M.V. Sound Festival gets ready to rock

Waban Park in Oak Bluffs is the site of a two-day festival of music, food, and art this Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and...