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Guidelines for motorists and cyclists

Spring is finally here and the Multiple Sclerosis Ride is this weekend, making it a good time to remind everyone — motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians — to be aware of increased bicycling activity and review some rules of the road.


The Vineyard Playhouse hosts open auditions for "My Mom Is Trying To Ruin My Life," a play by MJ Bruder Munafo based on the novel by Islander Kate Feiffer.


Islanders and visitors engage in a wide variety of holistic modalities such as acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic medicine, energy healing, massage therapy, naturopathic medicine, Pilates, and yoga.

Betty Honey

If you wanted to catch Betty you had to call by 7:30 in the morning, before she was out and about with her daily schedule.

Alert driver calls in early morning fire in Edgartown

An alert newspaper delivery driver and quick work by firefighters helped avert a potentially devastating fire in downtown Edgartown early Sunday morning.

Beatrice E. Welch

Beatrice E.

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week gives towns the opportunity to shine the spotlight on individuals who give their time to serve the community, and that's just what the Tisbury Council on Aging and Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center did.

Island time gives Judge Page a new perspective

Presiding over her first case in the spring session of Dukes County Superior Court, Associate Justice Tina S.

You’ve been alerted

Shadbush delivers the news.

Chilmark filmmaker debuts “Journey to Shark Eden”

When "Water Is Life" producer William Marks went looking for a film to screen at this weekend's water festival, "Journey to Shark Eden" stood out.

Divers spend Earth Day underwater

A group of Island dive enthusiasts spent Earth Day cleaning up Oak Bluffs Harbor.

What’s new at nurseries on Martha’s Vineyard

While summer is not here yet, our gardens need us to prepare for it now.

Real Estate Transactions

April 16, Terry Ann Morse sold 43 State Rd.

Former selectman accused of bullying, unprofessional behavior

Former Oak Bluffs selectman Kerry Scott was the subject of a union grievance and a separate complaint from a police union filed earlier this year, in which town employees accused the elected official of acting in a bullying and demeaning manner.

Church/state not the issue

In James Sepanara's letter of April 22 ("Church/state, no divide,") he left the impression that the town had decided to spend taxpayers' money to support the functions and missions of the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury.


Jacqueline Menton of Tisbury was named to the Headmaster's List of the second trimester of the 2009-2010 academic year at Falmouth Academy.

Endowment adds two new board members

The Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard announced that Melissa Hackney and Edward Miller have been elected to the nonprofit's board.

Dirty tricks

This is probably a case of too little too late, but I believe there has been an assault on democracy here in Vineyard Haven.