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Chilmark: welcome to all the summer interns.

Flags are flying, Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and we must be the vigilant ones when driving. In fact, the other day someone...

Minding Your MV P's & Q's: Tipping the Plumber

Dear Nicole, Getting a plumber to your house sometimes feels like a bloodsport here. I've heard rumors that if you "tip" the plumber, you will...

This Was Then: Salvaging the Port Hunter

At 1:48 am on the moonless early morning of Nov. 2, 1918, the 4,000-ton British steamship Port Hunter collided with the ocean tug Covington...

School’s Out turns 30

In 1986, John Budris, at the time a teacher in the West Tisbury School, had an idea. Why not create a newspaper produced by...

Wild Side

Wild Side: Bibio femoratus

“Swarms”: The word keeps cropping up in phone calls and emails, asking me to explain the astonishing explosion of black flying insects that has...

Garden Notes

Garden Notes: Poison ivy or sarsaparilla?

Even here on an Island known for drab springs, May overwhelms with its spectacular pleasures of garden color and scent. Whole neighborhoods are redolent...

Community Notes

Jeannie Wright rides to fight diabetes

On July 9 and 10, Jeannie Wright from Oak Bluffs will ride in the New England Classic Tour de Cure, a 150-mile bike ride...

Community Forum on Opiates, Addiction and Our Community

As part of a growing need for a community-wide response to the problem of opiates and addiction on Martha’s Vineyard, there will be...

Flagpole raised in Owen Park

On May 19 , the final restoration of the Owen Park flagpole, a traditional ship’s mast, was completed, and the pole was raised from...

Covenant on the Rock Ministries hosts leadership summit

On May 21, 2016, Covenant on the Rock Ministries will host a free leadership summit titled “Reaching for Excellence” with Peter C. Baker of...

The Local

Gardens of love: Peggy Turner Zablotny, flower artist

Peggy Zablotny’s garden is one I have been enjoying for years, without ever knowing whose it was. That’s because it graces the corner of...